Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Explora - An EBSCO Experience
Explora

Explora is a colorful, mobile-friendly interface to selected EBSCO information databases that provides not only a simple search box, but easy-to-browse categories.

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FEVTutor
FEVTutor

FEV Tutor provides students in grades 3-12 with virtual one to one tutoring. Students can log on to a scheduled session or request an "on demand" session at any time. Tutors will help students with homework, studying for a test, practicing a specific standard, and anything in between. Once students are registered, they can access tutoring anywhere with a computer and internet connection. Please follow this link to register for this service - http://bit.ly/2UBKjk0

You must have a Washington County Public Library card to use this resource.

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Gale In Context Elementary
Gale In Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning.

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Global Road Warrior
Global Road Warrior

An online passage to the world covering 175 countries. Find extensive, up-to-date coverage of travel, communications and cultural issues for students and travelers alike.

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MAS Ultra School Edition
MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

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Middle Search Plus
Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.

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Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. 

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Primary Search
Primary Search

 Provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

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Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center

Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. 

 

 

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