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Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary Edition

Elementary, K-12, Online Books.  A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

Book Collection: Nonfiction - High School Edition

K-12, Online Books, Secondary.  A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

Book Collection: Nonfiction - Middle School Edition

K-12, Online Books, Secondary.  A research database for school libraries that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

EBSCOhost Database Search at the Library

EBSCOhost is a comprehensive, reference database with over 1,000 business publications, 5,000 company profiles, 1,100 health pamphlets, 225 full-text newspapers, 91,000 images and maps, 88,000 biographies, and 160 reference and travel books. Content includes information on business, health, multi-cultural issues, music, politics, history, geography and science, as well as key children's magazines.

EBSCOhost Database Search from a Mobile Device

Just log in with your library ID!  EBSCOhost is a comprehensive, reference database with over 1,000 business publications, 5,000 company profiles, 1,100 health pamphlets, 225 full-text newspapers, 91,000 images and maps, 88,000 biographies, and 160 reference and travel books. Content includes information on business, health, multi-cultural issues, music, politics, history, geography and science, as well as key children's magazines.

EBSCOhost Database Search from Home

Just log in with your library ID!  EBSCOhost is a comprehensive, reference database with over 1,000 business publications, 5,000 company profiles, 1,100 health pamphlets, 225 full-text newspapers, 91,000 images and maps, 88,000 biographies, and 160 reference and travel books. Content includes information on business, health, multi-cultural issues, music, politics, history, geography and science, as well as key children's magazines.

ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.  Provided by EBSCO.

Explora: Educators Edition

Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Explora: Elementary Edition

Designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Explora: General Research & Ebooks

Designed specifically for general research in a public library. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to a wide range of materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Explora: High School Edition

Designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Explora: Middle School Edition

Designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia provided by EBSCO.

Gale Database Search - Home Edition

PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale's more than 20,000 publications, providing the ability to search across more than 150 million documents. The interface provides users a Web-like experience and includes added features that appeal to and empower library researchers.Key features provide more customization options for the user, allowing them to create their own custom profile. Users can modify the home page so that the topics and publications they are interested in are fed through RSS feeds right to the page at login. In addition, users have better navigation options such as the new Publication Browse with hover technology which allows users to see more publication details without clicking through.

Gale Database Search - Library Edition

PowerSearch 2.0 simplifies browsing through Gale's more than 20,000 publications, providing the ability to search across more than 150 million documents. The interface provides users a Web-like experience and includes added features that appeal to and empower library researchers.Key features provide more customization options for the user, allowing them to create their own custom profile. Users can modify the home page so that the topics and publications they are interested in are fed through RSS feeds right to the page at login. In addition, users have better navigation options such as the new Publication Browse with hover technology which allows users to see more publication details without clicking through.

MAS Ultra – School Edition

This database is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, etc. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.  Provided by EBSCO.

Missouri Digital Heritage

More than 6.8 million records can be accessed through Missouri Digital Heritage, including the collections of the Missouri State Archives, the Missouri State Library and other institutions from across the state.

OCLC FirstSearch

A multi-purpose resource, which allows you to look for citation information for a variety of materials including Internet sites, government documents, journal articles, and other resources such as books & videos. This also allows patrons to submit Interlibrary loan requests online to Boonslick Regional Library.

Salem Literature

Salem Literature is now offering students and other interested readers an incomparable tool for investigating the world's great works of nonfiction, long and short fiction, poetry, and drama. The user may not only do such straightforward searches as for title and author but also search by genre and geographical setting. Extensive metadata for each article rewards keyword searches with robust (and useful) results.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.  Provided by EBSCO.

Search MORE.net

Search.more.net is a web page that brings together the MOREnet online resources of Gale Databases, Learning Express Library, Discovering Collection and NewsBank to make searching easier for all MOREnet Members. Search.more.net provides access to the online resources through a quick search, by subject and by database all located on one page. Search.more.net also contains a Homework Help section that brings all the relevant resources for K-12 students together in one spot.

World Book Online - Home Edition

The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

World Book Online - Library Edition

The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.


OnlineSearches

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