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Online databases from the library’s website

September 15, 2011

Library at nightNow that school has started, so have the research paper assignments. The library has access to online tools that can help you with your research. These online resources are free to use  but they do require you to log-in with your library card. If you don’t have a library card, now is a good time to get one, you know, since September is library card sign-up month. A library card really should be added to the school supply lists.

Here is a small sample of what is available from our complete list of electronic resources!

Access Video –  Clips and full length documentaries, award-winning educational films in streaming video, Subjects include: Social Sciences, Math, Health & Wellness, Newsreels.

Biography in Context –  Full-text biographical articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender.

Britannica Online Academic Edition  – online Encyclopedia Britannica articles plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, video clips, images, references from magazines and journals and selected websites.

Camio (OCLC) –  online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. Includes prints, photographs, sculpture, paintings, drawings, costumes, jewelry, textiles, architecture.

General Science Collection –  Provides articles from over 200 science journals and includes such topics as latest scientific developments, particle physics, advanced mathematics and nanotechnology.

Minnesota History Magazine – published quarterly with more than 150 years worth of information about MN topics and events

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