Subscription Resources

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ABC-CLIO: American Government Your one-stop resource for standards-based reference, enriched by balanced political commentary, daily news, feature stories, and quality lessons and activities.
ABC-CLIO: American History This resource-rich reference and curriculum solution helps students understand the issues, perspectives, and history that have shaped our nation.
ABC-CLIO: World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras This database is the newest addition to ABC-CLIO's award-winning series of subscription websites. Ancient and Medieval Eras covers human history in all corners of the globe - from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.
ABC-CLIO: World History: The Modern Era
Balancing political, economic, and social history, this website offers students a dynamic view of the world over the last five centuries.

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. Our award-winning online educational resources include BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP, and BrainPOP Español. All are supported by BrainPOP Educators, which features free lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, and best practices for our teacher community.

EBSCO Designed specifically for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for 2,051 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for 362 reference books, 84,606 biographies, 88,463 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps & flags.
MasterFILE Premier now offers PDF backfiles (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post, etc.

* Science News is available in HTML back to 1975. This database is free to all NJ schools.

Encyclopedia Britannica Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to three complete encyclopedias that offer consistency with classroom topics and are age-appropriate. This unique database also offers high-quality online materials that are developed by teachers and curriculum leaders. Designed for all levels of learning, Britannica Online offers students a gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopedia Britannica.
Facts on File Facts on File includes "History Database Center," "Science Online," "Career Guidance Center," "Curriculum Resource Center," and "The World Atlas." Text, illustrations, graphs, charts, and worksheets are all included in the database. It is very accessible to students and teachers alike.

netTrekker is a revolutionary Internet search engine created just for students, teachers and librarians.

netTrekker transforms the wealth of valuable educational material on the Internet into an organized and easy-to-use resource for grades K-12.

Go straight to safe, relevant, educator-selected information and get the support you need to do what you do best. . . helping children learn.

New York Times The Electronic Edition is a digital replica of the complete New York Times newspaper exactly as it appears in print, including every section, article, photograph and advertisement.
NoodleTools Bibliography NoodleTools is a suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. From selecting a search engine and finding some relevant sources, to citing those sources in MLA or APA style, NoodleTools makes online research easier!
ProQuest: eLibrary

ELibrary is an engaging and user-friendly general reference tool that fully supports curriculum and student learning needs.

Historical Newspapers
ProQuest Historical Newspapers offers the full run of newspapers, reproduced cover-to-cover in full-page digital images – from news stories and editorials to graphics and advertisements. Titles include The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune.

Salem Press: History

Salem History is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Salem currently offers this service with four series of historical reference:  
Milestone Documents - A new, primary source series
Great Lives from History:Ancient World - The definitive, worldwide biographical resource 
Great Events from History:Ancient World - The complete resource for worldwide events

TurnItIn A useful tool to prevent and deter plagiarism. 
United Streaming Discovery Education streaming Plus integrates seamlessly into any curriculum with 9,000 full-length videos segmented into 71,000 content-specific clips tied directly to state and national standards.


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