Designed for academic institutions, this database is for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books, and more. Containes more than 8,000 full-text journals, 13,600 indexed and abstracted journals, and PDF content dating back as far as 1887. Subject coverage includes: animal science, anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, engineering, ethnic and multicultural studies, general science, geography, law, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion and philosophy, science and technology, veterinary science, women's studies, and zoology.
Offers three unique sites for children, young adults, and older patrons. With Britannica Library, it’s easy to choose an age-appropriate level for conducting research, completing homework assignments, and working on special projects in the library or at home. Separate home pages for three levels—Children, Young Adults, or the Reference Center—allow users to find the most suitable content for school projects or for learning something new. Research sources include three databases, thousands of curated articles and magazines, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites, along with a pop-up Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus. Content is updated daily—at least 1,200 new and revised articles and media per month—to keep users informed and engaged
Designed specifically for public libraries, this database provides full text for magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier contains full text for general reference magazines and publications that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. PDF backfiles are available as far back as 1922 for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post and more. In addition, Science News is available in HTML back to 1975.
Novelist is an electronic readers' advisory resource that assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. In includes 90,000 full text reviews, over 36,000 subject headings and a complete spectrum of searching options, including searching by title, by author or simply by describing pertinent plot details.
An interactive research tool complete with facts and figures to study and compare the countries of the world. This rich trove of current and historical statistics on the countries of the world makes historical and cross-national comparisons easy. Compare various characteristics of different countries by creating tables, charts, and spreadsheets for data crunching and deeper analysis. Get easy access to printable country maps and statistics, such as area, population, demographic and vital statistics, and gross national product. See how countries rank on economic and population measures or get information on significant geographic attributes, such as highest mountains and largest deserts.