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Encyclopedia Britannica

FactCite FactCite Essential Information:  this resource is designed to provide the reader with a quick introduction to important fields of study. The distinguishing feature of this book is that it is arranged by subject, not alphabetically like most encyclopedias.

All Subjects
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EBSCOhost magazines, journals & newspapers EBSCOhost or EBSCOhost: 
journals, magazines, and newspapers with both full text and article summaries in all subjects.

Research in Context Research in Context or Product menu: reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips.

FactCite FactCite Front Page:
 A general purpose resource: biographies, historical figures, sports figures, mythology, history, science, technology, and countries and cultures.

Facts on File Online Databases Fact on File Online Databases:
includes Issues & Controversies, Today's Science, and Classroom Video on Demand.

Gale Power Search 
Gale Power Search searches Research in Context, Opposing Viewpoints, and Gale eBooks with one searching interface.

College Admissions Test Prep Resources from EBSCO

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Issues & Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints Opposing Viewpoints in Context or Product Menu: today's hottest social issues, featuring viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.

Facts on File Issues & Controversies Facts on File: Issues and Controversies: today's crucial issues exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.

Points of View Points of View: Use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills.

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Images & Video Subscriptions

Discovery Streaming videos Discovery Streaming videos: Online digital video-on-demand.

Video on Demand 
Classroom Video on Demand: Unlimited access to more than 24,000 videos.

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EBSCO News ServiceEBSCO Newspaper Source: Provides daily updates for more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles.

Facts on File Online Databases Fact on File Online Databases:
includes Issues & ControversiesToday's Science, and Classroom Video on Demand.

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ABDO eBooksABDO eBooks: Online editions of print fiction books we have in the eCatalog.

ePoints Plus ebooks  epointplusOnline editions of print fiction books we have in the eCatalog.

Infobase eBooksInfobase eBooksOnline editions of nonfiction titles in History, Science, Health, Religion, Character Education, Biographies, and Politics.

Virtual Reference Library Gale Virtual Reference Library eBook collection or Product menu: a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Lerner eBooksLerner eBooks: nonfiction and fiction books that educate, empower and entertain readers. 

Science eBooks Online Salem Science
Reference sets currently available:
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society • Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics • Applied Science: Science and Medicine • Applied Science: Technology

Salem History  Salem History: Online editions of History titles including biographies, milestones, documents, decades, and careers.

Big Timber eBooks eBooks collectionSo far, this collection includes books on geography.

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Great Lives from History 
E-Book: Great Lives from History: 20th Century: A worldwide biographical resource.

FactCiteFactCite Biographies: 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. Over 2,000 illustrations.

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Careers & Business

EBSCO's Legal Information CenterEBSCO Legal Information Center: This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.

EBSCO's Small Business Center EBSCO Small Business Center: Small Business Reference Center™ provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. 

NJ Next Stop @ Your CareerNew Jersey Next Stop ...Your Career: New Jersey's industries, jobs and cutting-edge career paths to satisfy your skills and talents.

Occupational Outlook Handbook Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information on hundreds of jobs including the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.

Career OneStopCareerOneStop i
s funded and developed by the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Inter-Library Loan

Inter-library loan Inter-Library Loan: Our students may search for library books in libraries throughout the state of New Jersey and have the books delivered directly to the school for free.
Gloucester County Library - Mullica Hill Gloucester County Library in Mullica HillSearch the Gloucester County Library collection online.  Need a library card?  Apply for one online!


Bloom's Literature Bloom's Literature: Bloom’s Literature features content from Facts On File’s extensive literature collection; 100s of Bloom’s essays; 1000s of critical articles published by noted scholars; extensive entries on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors; and 4,300+ videos and video clips. 

EBSCO's Literary Reference Center  EBSCO's Literary Reference Center
assists high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.

Gale Literary Index Gale Literary Index is a starting point to locate authors and works covered in major literature products. 

Gale Literature 
Gale Literature explores the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.

Gale Literature Criticism 
Gale Literature Criticism takes literature, history and culture to the next level with a large, extensive compilation of literary commentary.

Salem Literature Salem Literature
: eBooks Criticism and Themes covered include: Louisa May Alcott • American Road Literature • American Short Story • American Writers in Exile • Civil Rights Literature • Coming of Age • Contemporary Speculative Fiction • Crime and Detective Fiction • Crisis of Faith • Cultural Encounters • Dystopia • Family • Good and Evil • Hunger Games • Literature of Protest • Moral • Multicultural • Nature and the Environment • Paranoia, Alienation & Fear • Political Fiction • Psychological • Pulp Fiction of the ’20s and ’30s • Short Fiction of Flannery O'Connor • Southern Gothic Literature • Southwestern Literature • Sports Fiction • Technology and Humanity • The American Dream • The Fantastic • The Harry Potter Series • The Hero’s Quest • The Hobbit • War • and MORE!

NoveList  Click either NoveList from School   or    NoveList from Home:
A readers' advisory solution for fiction lovers.
NoveList answers the questions: "What should I read next?" and "What book is similar to the one I just read?"

NoveList Plus by EBSCO Click either NoveList Plus from School   or  NoveList Plus from Home  
NoveList Plus: A readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction. NoveList Plus answers the questions: "What should I read next?" and " What book will help me learn more about that subject?"

Greek & Roman Mythology Greek & Roman MythologyFactCite Mythology: 500 articles on Greek and Roman mythological figures with over 300 illustrations.


American Poets Poets.orgThe official website of Academy of American Poets, offers hundreds of essays and interviews, audio clips, as well as biographies of more than 500 poets and over 2000 poems.

American Poetry Criticism Modern American PoetryA good site for locating criticism of modern American poetry and poets.

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Health & Phys. Ed.

EBSCO: Consumer HealthSource 
Health Source: Consumer Edition from EBSCO: Access to nearly 80 full-text consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times and many others.  Also included in this database is searchable full text for current health-related pamphlets and nearly 130 full text health reference books.

Teen Health & Wellness 
Teen Health & WellnessA comprehensive database subscription allowing teens (and those who care about teens) to research health-related issues important to their well-being. It's both a research/report tool and a self-help resource.

Healthy NJ MedlinePlus: the National Institutes of Health’s consumer health website for consumers and health professionals.

Lincoln Library of Sports ChampionsFactCite Sports Champions: 700 inspiring stories with 1,500 illustrations of athletes from all sports.
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History/Social Studies

ABC-Clio History  ABC-Clio: Social studies databases: Covers daily life through history, American government, American history, and modern world history.

Annals of American History Annals of American History: Speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.

Shapers of SocietyFactCite Shapers of Society: 101 men and women who shaped our world. Over 1,000 illustrations.

American HistoryFactCite American History: Over 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American History.

FactCite FactCite Countries & Cultures: including Ancient Empires, World Regions, and the Countries of the World.

History Reference Center History Reference Center: U.S. and World History, prehistory to the present.

Great Events from 20th C History E-Book: Great Events from History: 20th Century: The complete resource for worldwide events from 1971-2000.

Big Timber eBooks eBooks collectionSo far, this collection includes books on geography.

Library of Congress Collections Library of Congress Digital Collections The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts in its collections. (Click here for the former American Memory Collection.)

US Holocaust Memorial Museum United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Many resources for students striving to learn the history of the Holocaust and reflect upon the moral and ethical questions raised by that history.

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Math & Society  
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society: how mathematics affects our daily lives in sociological, economic, and historical perspectives.

Math & Engineering 
Engineering & Mathematics: understanding the interconnectedness of the different and varied branches of engineering and mathematics.

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Facts on File Today's Science Today's Science: updated weekly to explain important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.

FactCite FactCite Science & Technology:   Basic information about elements, animals, planets, plants, Earth science, physics, and chemistry.

EBSCO's GreenFile  EBSCO's GreenFile: These scholarly, government and general-interest titles resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, and topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. This collection also includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

Science eBooks Online Salem ScienceReference sets currently available:
Encyclopedia of Mathematics & Society • Applied Science: Engineering and Mathematics • Applied Science: Science and Medicine • Applied Science: Technology

The Weather Channel The Weather Channel: Features current weather conditions and forecasts for over 77,000 locations worldwide, along with local and regional radars.

How Stuff Works How Stuff Works: The award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.

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World Languages

EBSCO's Latina Reference Referencia Latina: a Spanish-language database with content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries; 50,000 images; 2,500 health reports; a Spanish-English dictionary and full text for over 100 reference books and general interest magazines.

Health in Spanish EBSCO's Spanish Health: Provides comprehensive evidence-based reports and fact sheets related to all aspects of health and wellness.

Teachers' PD
Teachers' PD on EBSCOTeacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals covering many subjects for teachers’ needs, including: Assessment * Best Practices * Continuing Education * Current Pedagogical Research * Curriculum Development * Elementary Education * Higher Education * Instructional Media * Language Arts * Literacy Standards * School Administration * Science & Mathematics * Teacher Education

ERIC ERIC through EBSCO: The Education Resource Information Center provides access to educational literature and resources. 
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Note: Our databases are subscriptions paid for through the school's budget or the state library system of New Jersey. 


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