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Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
Academic Video Online Premium (Alexander Street Press)
ACCESS Video On Demand -(Streaming video for Public Libraries) (Facts on File)
African American Communities (Adam Matthew Digital)
African-American History Online (Facts on File)
AGRICULTUREnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
AMA Manual of Style Online (Oxford University Press)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3 (EBSCO)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1 (EBSCO)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2 (EBSCO)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4 (EBSCO)
American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 (EBSCO)
American Government (ABC-CLIO)
American History (ABC-CLIO)
American History in Video (Alexander Street Press)
American History Online (NOW INCLUDES: American Women's History Online and U.S. Government Online) (Facts on File)
American History: 1493-1945 (Adam Matthew Digital)
American Indian History Online (Facts on File)
American Library Directory (Information Today Inc. - Faulkner Information Ser)
American Mosaic: The African American Experience (ABC-CLIO)
American Mosaic: The American Indian Experience (ABC-CLIO)
American National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
Ancient & Medieval History Online (Facts on File)
Applied Science & Technology Source (EBSCO)
Armed Conflict Database (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCO)
Art Full Text (EBSCO)
Art Source (EBSCO)
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection- Series 2 (EBSCO)
ATLA Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 (13th Century to 1893) (EBSCO)
AtoZdatabases: The Reference Source for Business Research, Jobs, Mailing Lists and More (AtoZdatabases)
Auto Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)


Berg Fashion Library (Oxford University Press)
Biography Reference Center (EBSCO)
BioOne Complete (BioOne)
BIOSCIENCEnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records (ProQuest)
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records, Supplement: Ford and Reagan (1974-1996) (ProQuest)
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 1: 1895-1996 (ProQuest)
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Part 2: 1925-1996 (ProQuest)
Black Studies in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Bloom`s Literature - (New and Improved) (Facts on File)
Book Collection: Nonfiction (EBSCO)
Britannica Ebooks (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica Escolar (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica Image Quest (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica Library (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica Online-Academic Edition (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica School (Britannica Digital Learning)
Britannica Spanish Reference Center (Britannica Digital Learning)
Business and Economics Subscription Channel (Alexander Street Press)
Business Education in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
BUSINESSnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)


Capstone Interactive Library (Capstone, Inc.)
Career Cruising (Career Cruising)
Check Illinois (Record Information Services, Inc.)
Chelsea House Biographies Online (Facts on File)
CHEMISTRYnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
CHEMnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Chicago Tribune (ProQuest)
Church Missionary Society Periodicals (Adam Matthew Digital)
Classical Music in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Classical Scores Library Volume I-IV (Alexander Street Press)
Classroom Video On Demand - (Streaming Video for High Schools) (Facts on File)
CollegeSource Online (CollegeSource Inc.)
Colonial America Module 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries (Adam Matthew Digital)
Communication Source (EBSCO)
Community College eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Computer & Applied Sciences Complete (EBSCO)
COMPUTER-SCIENCEnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Consumer Reports Cars Best Deals Plus (EBSCO)
ConsumerReports.org (EBSCO)
Core Concepts Biology (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Core Concepts Chemistry (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Core Concepts Periodic Table (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II, III and IV (Alexander Street Press)
CQ Almanac (CQ Press)
CQ Congress Collection (CQ Press)
CQ Press Bundle (CQ Press)
CQ Public Affairs Collection (CQ Press)
CQ Researcher (CQ Press)
CQ Researcher PLUS Archive (CQ Press)
CQ Supreme Court Collection (CQ Press)
CQ Voting & Elections Collection (CQ Press)
CQ Weekly Online (CQ Press)
Credo Online Reference Service (Credo Reference)
Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Culture Grams (ProQuest)


Daily Life Through History (ABC-CLIO)
Dance in Video Series (Alexander Street Press)
Digital Literacy (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Digital Sanborn Maps Geo Edition (ProQuest)


eBook Academic Subscription Collection (EBSCO)
eBook Business Collection (EBSCO)
eBook Public Library (EBSCO)
eBook School Collection (EBSCO)
eBook Subscription (Master Collection) for Public Libraries (Facts on File)
eBook Subscription (Master Collection) for School Libraries - Award winning! (Facts on File)
eBook Subscription Collection (Special collection for Academic/College Libraries) (Facts on File)
Education in Video (Alexander Street Press)
eLEARNING Library (17 Mini-databases- cross curricular subject areas) (Facts on File)
Electronic Encyclopedia of American Government (CQ Press)
Electronic Enlightenment Online (Oxford University Press)
Elibrary K12 (ProQuest)
Encyclopedia of Social Work Online (Oxford University Press)
Engineering Case Studies Online (Alexander Street Press)
English Language Learner Reference Center (EBSCO)
ENGnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
ENVIROnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Environment Complete (EBSCO)
Ethnographic Video Online Series (Alexander Street Press)
Europa World Year Book PLUS (Taylor and Francis, LLC)


FactCite: American History (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Biographies (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Biography for Beginners (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Defining Moments Online (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Essential Information (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Lincoln Library Online (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Mythology (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
FactCite: Science (FactCite: Lincoln Library Online)
Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library (Alexander Street Press)
Ferguson`s Career Guidance Center (Facts on File)
Filmakers Library Online Series (Alexander Street Press)
FILMS ON DEMAND - (Streaming Video for Colleges) (Facts on File)
Financial Literacy (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Financial Ratings Series-Weiss & Street Ratings (Financial Ratings Series - Weiss & the Street Rati)
FINTEL Industry Benchmarking Reports (FINTEL)
Flipster Digital Magazines (EBSCO)
FOLD3 Library Edition (ProQuest)
FOODnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
FORENSICnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
FreedomFlix (Scholastic, Inc.)
Fulltext Sources Online (Information Today Inc. - Faulkner Information Ser)


Gale Academic Trial Site (Gale-Cengage Learning)
Gale K-12 Trial Resources (Gale-Cengage Learning)
Gale Public Libraries Trial Resources (Gale-Cengage Learning)
Gleeditions: Literature Unbound (Gleeditions LLC)
GOLD: Grey House Online Databases (Grey House Publishing)
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online by Scholastic (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s Amazing Animals of the World (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s America the Beautiful (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s Encyclopedia Americana (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre and Aula de Espanol (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s Lands and Peoples (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s The New Book of Knowledge (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grolier Online`s The New Book of Popular Science (Scholastic, Inc.)
Grove Art Online (Oxford University Press)
Grove Music Online (Oxford University Press)


Health Reference Center (Facts on File)
High School eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Historic Map Works Library Edition (ProQuest)
Historical Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)
Historical Chicago Defender (1909-1975) (ProQuest)
Historical Chicago Tribune 1849 - 1992 (ProQuest)
Historical New York Times 1851 - 2012 (ProQuest)
History eBook Collection (EBSCO)
History Reference Center (EBSCO)
History Research Center (includes American History, African-American History, American Indian History, Ancient & Medieval History and Modern World History) (Facts on File)
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)
Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO)
Hospitality & Tourism Complete (EBSCO)
Humanities Source (EBSCO)


Image Quest (Britannica Digital Learning)
Index to Legal Periodicals and Books Full Text (EBSCO)
InformationSCIENCEnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Issues & Controversies (New and Improved) ** Award-winning! (Facts on File)
Issues & Controversies in American History (Facts on File)
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-CLIO)


K-12 non-fiction ebooks (Britannica Digital Learning)
K-8 eBook Collection (EBSCO)


Latino American Experience (ABC-CLIO)
LearningExpress Library and Job & Career Accelerator (LearningExpress)
Legal Information Reference Center (EBSCO)
LGBT Studies in Video (Alexander Street Press)
LGBT Thought and Culture (Alexander Street Press)
Library & Information Source (EBSCO)
Literacy Market Place- US/International (Information Today Inc. - Faulkner Information Ser)
Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO)


MasterFILE Complete (EBSCO)
MEDICINEnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
MEDLINE with Full Text (EBSCO)
Mergent Intellect (Mergent)
Modern World History Online (Facts on File)
Morningstar Investment Research Center (Morningstar, Inc.)
Music Online Listening: Academic Version (Alexander Street Press)
MyHeritage Library Edition (EBSCO)
myON reader (myON)


NAACP 1 Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files (ProQuest)
NAACP 2 Major Campaigns: Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces (ProQuest)
NAACP 3 Major Campaigns: Scottsboro, Anti-Lynching, Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, Segregation Discrimination Complaints Responses (ProQuest)
NAACP 4 Major Campaigns: Legal Department Files (ProQuest)
NAACP 5: Special Subjects (ProQuest)
NAACP 6: Branch Files, Youth Department Files (ProQuest)
NANOnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Naxos Music Library (Naxos of America, Inc.)
Naxos Sheet Music Library (Naxos of America, Inc.)
Naxos Spoken Word Library (Naxos of America, Inc.)
Naxos Video Library (Naxos of America, Inc.)
Newspaper Archive (ProQuest)
Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)
NewspaperARCHIVE.com (Heritage Microfilm, Inc.)
Newspapers.com Library Edition (ProQuest)
NML-Jazz (Naxos of America, Inc.)
NML-World (Naxos of America, Inc.)
Novelist K8 Plus (EBSCO)
Novelist Plus (EBSCO)
Nursing Eduction in Video (Alexander Street Press)


Opera in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Oxford African American Studies Center (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Biblical Studies Online (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Bibliographies (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Constitutions of the World (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Dictionaries (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Dictionary of National Biography Online (Oxford University Press)
Oxford English Dictionary Online (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Handbooks Online (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Islamic Studies Online (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Reference Online Premium (Oxford University Press)
Oxford Scholarly Editions Online (Oxford University Press)


Pathways; Science (Britannica Digital Learning)
PebbleGo (Capstone, Inc.)
PebbleGoNext (Capstone, Inc.)
Plunkett Research Online (Plunkett, Ltd.)
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center (EBSCO)
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Political Handbook of the World (CQ Press)
Political Reference Suite (CQ Press)
Political Science Complete (EBSCO)
Politics in America (CQ Press)
Pop Culture Universe (ABC-CLIO)
POPULAR MEDICINE IN AMERICA, 1800-1900 (Adam Matthew Digital)
PowerKnowledge Science (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
Press Reader (ProQuest)
Pronunciator Language Learning (Pronounciator Language Learning)
ProQuest Newsstand (ProQuest)
ProQuest Obituaries (ProQuest)
ProQuest Research Companion (ProQuest)
Psychological Experiments Online (Alexander Street Press)
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection (EBSCO)
Public LIbrary eBook Collection (EBSCO)
Public Record Electronic Data Base (Record Information Services, Inc.)


ReferenceUSA (Reference USA)
Referencia Latina (EBSCO)
Religion and Philosophy Collection (EBSCO)
Rosetta Stone (EBSCO)
Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Routledge Politics and International Relations Online (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Routledge Religion Online (Taylor and Francis, LLC)


SAGE Stats (CQ Press)
Salem Online (Salem Press)
Scholastic BookFlix (Scholastic, Inc.)
SCI-TECHnetBASE (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Science Online (ALL NEW AND IMPROVED) (Facts on File)
Science Reference Center (EBSCO)
ScienceFlix (Scholastic, Inc.)
Silent Film Online (Alexander Street Press)
SimplyMap (Geographic Research, Inc.)
SIRS Discoverer (ProQuest)
Small Business Reference Center (EBSCO)
Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO)
Social Explorer (Oxford University Press)
SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO)
Standard and Poor`s Netadvantage (S&P Capital IQ)
StarWalk Kids Media - Student view (StarWalk Kids Media)
StarWalk Kids Media - Teacher view (StarWalk Kids Media)
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
Statistical Abstract of the World (ProQuest)
Supreme Court Yearbook (CQ Press)


TeachingBooks.net - Online content to bring books to life (TeachingBooks.net)
Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers (Rosen Publishing, Inc.)
The Criterion Collection (Alexander Street Press)
The Faulkner Advisory for IT Studies and Security Management Practices (Information Today Inc. - Faulkner Information Ser)
The Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
The Vogue Archive (ProQuest)
The World Almanac for Kids (NEW DESIGN, MORE CONTENT !) (Facts on File)
The World News Digest (NEW AND IMPROVED) (Facts on File)
Theatre in Video (Alexander Street Press)
Today`s Science (NEW DESIGN) (Facts on File)
Total Boox (Total Boox)
Trench Journals and Unit Magazines of the First World War (ProQuest)
TrueFlix (Scholastic, Inc.)


Ultra Online Package (EBSCO)
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels Series (Alexander Street Press)
United States Geography (ABC-CLIO)
US Political Stats (CQ Press)


Value Line Investment Survey Online and Research Center Online (Value Line, Inc.)
Very Short Introductions Online (Oxford University Press)
Vocabulary.com (ThinkMap)


World Almanac Online (Facts on File)
World and I Kids (The World and I Online)
World and I School (The World and I Online)
World at War (ABC-CLIO)
World Book Web (World Book, Inc.)
World Folklore and Folklife (ABC-CLIO)
World Geography and Culture Online (Facts on File)
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World (ABC-CLIO)
World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-CLIO)
World History: The Modern Era (ABC-CLIO)
World Religions Online (Facts on File)
World Religions: Belief, Culture, and Controversy (ABC-CLIO)
World Who's Who (Taylor and Francis, LLC)
Writer's Reference Center (Facts on File)

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