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AcademicIndex.net - AcademicIndex.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 cite 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 13,797 journals and a total of 862 publications, including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Featuring full text for 7,871 academic journals, 963 magazines, and 163 trade publications. This scholarly collection offers unmatched coverage of information spanning a broad range of important areas of academic study: 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 1,657 periodicals covering general subject areas: arts and entertainment, business, education, general science, health, history, literature, multicultural issues, science and technology, social science, and much more. This database also contains full text for 469 reference books, 1,062 biographies, 203 country fact sheets, 117 country reports, 5 databases, 71 educational reports, 4 government documents, 25 health reports, 4 law documents, 5 newspapers, 100 pamphlets, 155 speeches, 139 state/provincial fact sheets, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Professional Development Collection TUTORIAL - Provides a highly specialized collection of 752 high quality education journals, of which 484 are full-text, including 314 peer-reviewed titles. Also contains 229 educational reports and 1 database (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition).

SIRS Issues Researcher TRAINING VIDEO - Provides the best article selections from more than 2,100 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, natural disasters, World Almanac excerpts, and maps of the world.

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