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Jewish Studies Source

Jewish Studies Source contains over 400 full-text titles. Sources comprising the collection include full-text for leading academic journals within the discipline, monographs, related articles from major periodicals and newspapers, and over 1600 biographies of leading historical and contemporary Jews. This database includes 123 full-text journals & magazines, including 66 that are unavailable from Academic Search™ Jewish Studies Source also offers extensive full-text backfiles. In addition, Jewish Studies Source contains the entire Jewish Telegraphic Agency database from 1922 to present.

Learning Express Library

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help student and adult learners succeed on standardized academic or professional occupation licensing tests.

Legal Information Reference Center

Designed to assist the general public in legal matters of all kinds. Coverage includes exclusive full text for many top consumer legal reference books, thousands of legal forms, and detailed how-to instructions covering a wide range of legal issues. a majority of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo.

Legal Source

Authoritative database for current issues, studies, thoughts, and trends of the legal world. It is an excellent resource for attorneys, educators, business people, law librarians, students, paralegals, and others involved with the law.

Library & Information Science Source

Library & Information Science Source was developed to meet the needs of librarians, information professional and students. Content includes full text for more than 460 publications and indexing for hundreds of high-quality journals, as well as books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage encompasses librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. In addition, Library & Information Science Source provides comprehensive coverage of the history of library studies.

Literary Reference Center

Covers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.

MAS Complete

Designed for high school libraries and offers coverage of popular high school magazines and reference books. Wide range of subjects offered including art, history, sports, and music. Over 1,000,000 photos, maps, and flags.

MasterFILE Complete

Content from popular full-text magazines, reference books, and other highly-regarded sources. Covers wide range of subjects including business, health, fashion, sports, and personal finance.

Merck Manual

One of the world’s most widely used medical information resources.

Merck Veterinary Manual

Provides concise and authoritative information on diseases and management of food-producing, companion, laboratory, and exotic animals.

Michigan History Magazine

A popular history magazine geared toward professionals and enthusiasts alike, Michigan History offers a wide variety of subject matter, time frames, and perspectives while inspiring, educating, and entertaining its readers.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

MyHeritage Library Edition

One of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.

Newspaper Source Plus

Provides coverage from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. TV, radio transcripts, and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources are also included. Primary full coverage newspapers are the Washington Post and USA Today.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Recommendations for children’s fiction and nonfiction. This resource offers extensive reader’s advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overview, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Novelist Plus

Contains information on over 260,000 fiction and readable nonfiction titles. Features lists of award-winning books, book discussion guides, Read-a-Like recommendations, and complete series information. Also includes reader ratings and reviews. Create your own reading wish list.

Overdrive – Kids

Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

Overdrive – Teens

Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

Pronunciator

Learn any of 105 languages (including American Sign Language) in any of 87 languages using your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Includes flashcards, pronunciation analysis, conversation practice, quizzes, downloadable audio lessons, kid-friendly lessons, and more.

Pronunciator (Español)

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.