General Research


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Academic OneFile: Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
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Databases A to Z is a popular page that lists all of the research databases in order from A to Z.

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Expanded Academic ASAP: From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
Contact us for password if accessing from outside of the Library.

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General OneFile: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
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Newsbank provides access to archives of the Commercial Appeal from 1990 to the present.
Library Card is required when accessing outside of the Library

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Opposing Viewpoints is a premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
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PowerSearch: Discover all of the great content available at your library right here. Search for any term or phrase and find articles from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content.
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Research in Context: Designed especially for middle-schoolers, Research in Context contains engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content that are aligned with national and state standards.
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Student Resources in Context: This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter.
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The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, ebooks and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. Includes:
World Book Advanced for High School students and adults. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Student for Elementary/Middle School. Citation Builder included for any type of source (select “Take me to…” at the top-right and select “Citation Builder”.
World Book Timelines View or build your own Timelines.
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