AtoZ the USA logo

Contains cultural, geographic, historical and political information on all 50 states and its territories. Perfect for your school report on states or for the U.S. Traveler.

AtoZ world culture logo

Information on countries of the world. Includes greetings and courtesies, holidays, superstitions, folklore, history, women in culture and business, national cuisine, recipes, sports, maps, flags, religion, and more.

Academic Search Premier logo

Full text articles for over 8,500 journals. Topics include: archeology, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, law, mathematics, music, psychology, science, and more.

LearningExpress – Academic Skills for Adults logo

Provides adults with tools to help build math skills, become a better reader, improve writing, speaking, and grammar, and become a U.S. citizen.

Auto Repair Source logo

Powered by the automotive experts at MOTOR, Auto Repair Source provides the most accurate and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Biography Reference Center logo

Offers a comprehensive collection of full-text and unique narrative biographies from many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines.

Career Preparation logo

Learn more about a variety of careers, prepare for aptitude, entrance or occupation exams, find resume help, search for jobs and workplace skills, and more.

College Admissions Test Preparation logo

Prepare for college entrance exams: ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP exams, the TOEFL iBT and IELTS tests, and college admissions essay writing.

LearningExpress College Students logo

Prepare for college placement exams, review math, reading, language, and science skills, prepare for graduate school admissions exams, and more.

Consumer Health Complete logo

Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Ebscohost logo

A combined search of a wide variety of EBSCOhost databases containing thousands of journal, magazine, and newspaper articles covering all disciplines.

Elementary School resources logo

Designed specifically for elementary school students. Includes topic overviews providing students with a starting point for research. Includes 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Foundation Center logo

Provides instant access to information on thousands of grantmakers and their giving interests.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library logo

Provides respected authoritative essays on topics from numerous subject areas. Sources include encyclopedias, almanacs, trusted reference series and more. All are in eBook format.

High School Equivalency Center logo

Study and prepare for the GED® test, HiSET®, or TASC™. Includes practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help you.

High School Resources logo

Designed for high school students, includes information on arts, literature, biographies, business, government, current issues, health, science, and more.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center logo

Offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines.

Home Improvement Reference Center logo

Comprehensive full-text content that provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information on a variety of home improvement and repair projects.

Job & Career Accelerator logo

Provides job seekers the most comprehensive collection of job search and career exploration tools. Includes resume builders, job and internship postings, interviewing advice, and more.

Learning Express Library logo

Provides eLearning support to students of all ages for academic skill-building, standardized test prep, college entrance exam prep, career certification test prep and more.

Legal Information Reference Center logo

Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. It includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, as well as thousands of legal forms.

Local News image

Find information on global issues and events, people, government, and more. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, real estate, and more.

MasterFILE logo

Offers popular full-text magazines, reference books and sources from leading publishers. Covering general interest areas. Includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

Middle School Resources logo

Designed for middle school students. Includes information on thousands of subjects including art, music, literature, language, geography, history, world cultures, science, technology, and more.

New York Times logo

Free online access from 1851 to present, including newspaper content, multimedia, Spanish and Mandarin versions, and more. To activate your subscription, register with the or log in with an existing account. Detailed access information and more here.

NoveList Plus logo

Reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages. NoveList's expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.

Points of View logo

Resources that present multiple sides of an issue with content to help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes logo

Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadanía en español. Collection of web-based skill building and test preparation materials in Spanish.

ReferenceUSA logo

Assists individuals in finding information on businesses using names, SIC numbers, geographic locations, and more. Reference USA User's Guide

Referencia Latina logo

Una completa base de datos en español que ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes y decenas de revistas de interés general en una amplia gama de áreas temáticas.

School Center logo

Provides eLearning support to students in elementary through high school. Includes academic skill-building, standardized test prep, college entrance exam prep, and more.

Social Studies Fact Cards logo

A quick access resource of facts and figures on California social studies topics for Grades 4-8, but useful for all ages.

Value Line logo

Whether you’re a beginning or veteran investor, Value Line can position you for financial success with accurate and insightful investment research on companies, industries, markets and economies.