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AcademicIndex.net - Academic Index.net is a scholarly academic search engine accessing only websites previously selected by librarians, teachers and library and educational consortia. Includes a link to EasyBib to city your reference sources and create a bibliography of works cited.

Academic Search Complete TUTORIAL - A comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary database that offers indexing and abstracts for 13,710 journals and a total of 845 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Featuring full text for 7,963 academic journals, 970 magazines, and 165 trade publications, this scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.

MasterFILE Premier TUTORIAL - Contains full text for 1,681 periodicals covering general subject areas: arts and entertainment, business, education, general science, health, history, literature, multicultural issues, science and technology, and social science, and much more. This database also contains full text for 470 reference books, 1,062 biographies, 203 country fact sheets, 82 country reports, 5 databases, 71 educational reports, 6 government documents, 25 health reports, 4 law, 9 newspapers, 100 pamphlets, 155 speeches, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps and flags.

Professional Development Collection TUTORIAL - Provides a highly specialized collection of 753 high quality education journals, of which 486 are full-text, including 317 peer-reviewed titles. Also contains 231 educational reports, 1 database (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition).

SIRS Issues Researcher TRAINING VIDEO - Provides the best article selections from more than 2,088 domestic and international magazines, journals, newspapers, and websites (1989-present), exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues. This database also includes "Leading Issues" which provides instant access to information on : Today’s news/current events, world conflicts, Spotlight on... curriculum pathfinders, focus on terrorism, and World Almanac and maps.

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