Research Tools

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America's News

Americas News

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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Books & Authors

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Answer the age-old question, “What do I read next?” Search and match reading interests to books, authors, genres, or topics.

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Business Plans Handbooks

Gale Business Plans Handbooks

Search hundreds of business plans compiled by entrepreneurs North America. Includes templates, fictional business plans, and a listing of organizations, agencies, and consultants.

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Chicago Tribune

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Full-text digital coverage back to 1985 is available for this internationally renowned U.S. newspaper through the ProQuest database. 

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Children's Literature Comprehensive Database

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For home use, click here. Read 300,000+ book reviews. Search and browse by author, subject, lexile range, genre, illustrator, and more.

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Consumer Reports

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Ratings, reviews, and information on thousands of products and services.

DemographicsNow Library Edition

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A comprehensive web-based solution offering up-to-date resources on demographics and extensive market level information. Online tutorial available.

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Free DMV practice tests. Includes driving, motorcycles, CDL and road signs.

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Find abstracts and full-text articles from 350+ magazines and newspapers.

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Entrepreneurship (Gale Business)

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Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business. Includes sample business plans, how to guides, articles, and more. Online tutorial available.

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Exploring Race in Society

Exploring Race in Society

Provides background information on topics related to race, ethnicity, diversity, and inclusiveness. Includes points-of-view essays.

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Gale eBooks

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Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources within the Gale eBooks platform. For multidisciplinary research.

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Gale in Context: Elementary

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Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content.

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Gale in Context: Middle School

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Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

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