Academic and Student Resources

  • Academic OneFile – The premier resource for peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources, with millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text.
  • Better Kid Care – This resource provides evidence-informed professional development to early care and education and youth development professionals to improve the quality of their care and educational practices. Online training is available for child care professionals with more than 200 relevant modules.
  • Books and Authors – This resource allows users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors and topics. It uses easy-to-follow menus that help broaden and/or narrow user searches according to author, title, series, awards and other criteria.
  • Business Insights Global – This resource provides authoritative information and statistical data that enables researchers to explore real-world application and develop analytical skills. Content on the site is updated on a monthly basis.
  • General OneFile – This is a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics including business, computers, economics, education, environmental issues and more.
  • Global Issues in Context – This resource uses a wealth of materials to explain the historical and contemporary conditions necessary to understand global issues, conflicts and events.
  • HeinOnline – This legal research database gives users access to articles from over 800 journals with information on U.S. Treaties and Agreements, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, U.S. Statutes at large, U.S. Presidential library and much more.
  • LearningExpress Library – This resource features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages with skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, career certification and licensure exam prep, job search and workplace skills improvement, and more.
  • Literature Resource Center – This resource provides critical, biographical and contextual content that supports interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy and the development of critical-thinking skills.
  • Tutor.com® – This resource provides access to free tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English for grades K-12, College Intro and Adult Learner. Tutoring is also available in Spanish.
  • NoveList Plus – This resource allows users to locate books to read by browsing through theme-oriented book lists at every reading level. Now includes nonfiction as well as fiction.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context – This resource helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data when completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. It covers today’s hottest social issues from climate change to immigration.
  • PowerSearch – This resource allows users to discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources including magazines, journals, newspapers, books and more.
  • ReferenceUSA – This resource helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people and gives users access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, new U.S. businesses, new U.S. homeowners and movers.
  • Science in Context – This resource provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from earth and life science, space, technology, mathematics, and science history. It supports high school and university coursework and features authoritative information for assignments and projects.
  • Student Resources in Context – This resource provides access to information on virtually every course of study.
  • Testing and Education Reference Center – This is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials for GED® test prep, college prep, career prep, graduate school prep, and more.
  • World History in Context – This resource offers students and researchers access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents.
  • WorldCat Discovery Services – This resource allows users to discover more than 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical resources in libraries around the world through a single search of both WorldCat® and a central index.