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Comprehensive source of detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope.
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ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
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Coverage includes classic and contemporary poems as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays.
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Covers political topics with a worldwide focus. Designed for students, researchers, and government institutions.
Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
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Preparación para obtener la ciudadanía estadounidense
Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
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Aprenda cualquiera de los 105 idiomas (incluido el lenguaje de señas americano) en cualquiera de los 87 idiomas con su computadora, tableta o teléfono inteligente. Incluye tarjetas, análisis de pronunciación, práctica de conversación, cuestionarios, lecciones de audio descargables, lecciones para niños y más.
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Designed for middle and high school students who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.
Mejore sus habilidades escritas, orales y gramaticales, Sea mejor lector, Desarrolle sus habilidades matemáticas, Prepárese para el examen de GED, Sea ciudadano estadounidense
Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates insure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.
Provides coverage from regional business publications for the U.S. and Canada.
Learn Elementary Math and Reading skills. Middle School Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Vocabulary, Spelling and High School Entrance Exams Prep (COOP, HSPT,SHSAT,SSAT,ISEE)
Full-text science magazines, encyclopedias, reference books, and a collection of images.
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Offers coverage that addresses many small business topics from consumer small business reference books and business videos. Includes a help and advice section and how to create business plans.
User-friendly, detailed repair guides for all kinds of small engines including motorcycles, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, tractors, outdoor power equipment and generators.
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Provides information, ratings and earning estimates related to companies whose securities are publicly traded.
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Easy to use online encyclopedia in eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos.
Premier reference source containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, and editor-reviewed web sites.