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Biography Database

Biography Resource Center
Illustrated biographies searchable by name, profession, title, place or origin, gender, race/ethnicity, title of work, date of birth, date of death.


Career Cruising
An interactive career resource to find the right career, explore different career options, or plan future education and training.

GAcollege 411
Database designed to help Georgia high school students and others who are interested in attending college explore careers, prepare for college, and learn about financial aid opportunities.

General Databases

Academic Search Complete
Multi-disciplinary databasecontaining full-text periodicals, including peer-reviewed journals. monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.

Advanced Placement Source
Extensive database designed to meet the needs of high school students enrolled in various AP courses; contains more than 5,550 full-text academic journals and magazines and over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition
Reference tool provides access to atlas, timelines, learning materials, magazines, web sites, animations, and other learning material.

Electronic Reference Books
Reference books in electronic format on a wide variety of subjects.

Database provides information on many subjects from a variety of full-text sources; primary sources, radio transcripts, pictures, maps, and audio/video content are included.

Databases on a variety of subjects provided by the state of Georgia.

Junior Reference Collection
Electronic reference integrates several curriculum area content sets into one searchable database; search six Gale databases in a single query.

Mas Ultra School Edition
Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines. full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs. [primary sources]

New Book of Knowledge
Database accesses the New Book of Knowledge in English and Spanish; includes timelines, articles, and images.

SIRS Researcher
General reference database contains thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.

Student Resources in Context
Periodicals, reference books, multimedia, and primary sources provide information on people, places, authors, and books; includes timelines. [primary sources]

World Book Advanced
Resources include encyclopedic content, ebooks, images and sounds, research tools, and many primary source documents. [primary sources]

World Book Student
Collection of research tools that includes a timeline builder, resource guides on curriculum topics, biographical information on important people, all the articles from the World Book print set, and timely articles constantly updated by the WB editors.
Language Arts

Lit Finder
Extensive full-text collection of poetry, short stories, essays, speeches, and plays.

Literary Reference Center
Full-text database that includes plot summaries, synopses, and work overviews; articles of literary criticism; author biographies; full-text literary journals and classic novels; classic and contemporary poems and short stories; author interviews and biographies; book reviews.

Literature Resource Center
Comprehensive online literature source includes biographical information on authors; full text articles, essays, and reviews from journals and magazines; overviews of frequently studied works; full-text poems, short stories, and plays.

Online readers' advisory tool that helps readers find new books based on books they've read or on topics in which they are interested.

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Consumer Health Complete
A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content; includes full text from many health reference books, encyclopedias, and health reports, as well as physician-generated videos, medical images, and diagrams.

Merck Manual
Standard medical handbooks of medical information.

Science in Context
Science topics, biographies, experiments, and scientific developments in science periodicals and reference titles; includes pictures, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips.

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Spanish Encyclopedias

Enciclopedia Juvenil
Electronic student edition provides access to encyclopedia, dictionary, Annals of American History, and World Data Analyst in the Spanish language.

Comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia featuring articles plus timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.

Social Studies

American Memory Collection
Collections of primary source and archival material relating to American culture and history. Topics include: Today in History, the Learning Page, African American, Civil War, Conservation Movement, Continental Congress, Architectural History, Woman Suffrage, the papers of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln plus others. An ongoing project. [primary sources]

Annals of American History
History of the United States through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, and multimedia.

Up-to-date reports on countries include facts, culture, daily life, customs, famous people, and recipes. Reports on states include their history, symbols, economy, and geography.

Digital Library of Georgia
Gateway to Georgia's history and culture found in digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, and other materials. [primary sources]

History Reference Center
Database featuring reference books, encyclopedias, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, and historical video.

New Georgia Encyclopedia
Comprehensive information about the state of Georgia

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Online library of current event topics includes the facts, as well as the arguments, of each topic's proponents and detractors, statistics, government data, information on legislation and more.

World History in Context
Comprehensive collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary source documents covering world history topics from pre-antiquity up to the present. [primary sources]