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People, events, timelines, topics and images of African- American history
Housing, population, economic and geographic data
Census, military, birth, death, immigration records and more.
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This comprehensive biographical database offers the in-depth, original profiles from the Current Biography and World Authors series, the thorough periodical coverage of Biography Index and the specialist biographical content of Junior Authors & Illustrators. It provides biographical full-text articles, page images and abstracts from today’s leading magazines and journals.
Content includes coverage of more than 750,000 individuals, links to more than 650,000 related full-text articles, as well as abstracts and images from thousands of periodicals, and a searchable collection of more than 35,000 images. Users can search for individuals based on any combination of occupation, activity, gender, place of origin, birthday and lifespan. Results can be limited by source type, and searchable indexes can be used to browse by biography name, document type, geographic terms and more.
Full-text of more than 2,200 business research journals; market research, industry and country reports; company profiles; and SWOT analyses
GED, citizenship, resume help and other job resources
Presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.
A product-test and consumer advisory publication. Publishes results of tests on products ranging from major purchases such as automobiles & appliances to everyday items such as food & cleaning products. Also examines health, money management etc
A resource for understanding critical events and controversial subjects of the day
Free MD MVA permit practice tests
Content relevant to teachers, including lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources
Articles from academic journals and magazines, including Consumer Reports
Directories, grants, fundraising, philanthropy and training publications and materials.
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Useful to both adults and students, this encyclopedia provides reliable information on a wide variety of topics
Genealogies, local histories, primary source materials, serials and U.S. Census data
More than 1,600 primary and secondary resources including historical magazines, documents, biographies, maps, photos and videos
"How-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast
A collection of home improvement titles from Quayside Publishing, covering thousands of repairs in the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, wood projects, decorating projects, and maintenance
Practice exams for military, academic, civil service and licensing/certification exams
Practice lessons and study aids for elementary, middle, and high school.
Leading online learning platform covering business, technology and creative skills.
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Instruction in foreign languages, including Arabic, Chinese, ESL, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish and many more.
Test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review and five practice exams with answers
Full-text of 1,700 general magazines from 1975 to present, including Consumer Reports
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.
You can use MedlinePlus to learn about the latest treatments, look up information on a drug or supplement, find out the meanings of words, or view medical videos or illustrations. You can also get links to the latest medical research on your topic or find out about clinical trials on a disease or condition.
eNewsletter to assist readers in finding new authors and titles in more than 30 fiction and nonfiction topics
An electronic readers’ advisory tool and source for series, read-alikes and book discussion guides
Information about hundreds of different types of job
Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listening skills in 30 languages
Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.
The most widely used independent investment information services Value Line includes online full-page reports and analyst commentaries as well as Timeliness and Safety Ranks. Also includes The Value Line Investment Survey®— Small & Mid-Cap.
Articles from The Washington Post as far back as 1987 and as current as two weeks ago
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