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These e-resources include everything from full-text periodical articles to civil service practice tests and from homework help for elementary school children to peer-reviewed journals for college students. Each database requires a login. The instructions are included below.

Education (Dewey 370)

Adult Learning Center by Tutor

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Are you returning to school, working towards your GED or refreshing your skills for work? Get anonymous, online tutoring for any kind of academic question in over 40 subjects from the privacy of your own home or anywhere you have an internet connection. Adult Learning Center by Tutor is a unique academic skills center featuring live online tutoring, test preparation, writing assistance, and other services designed to help adults acquire critical (and marketable) academic skills.

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EBSCOhost

Access EBSCOhost
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EBSCOHost contains thousands of full-text periodical articles from popular and scholarly publications. In addition to the main database, MasterFile Elite, specialized databases for business, science, health, and education are included. Several of the databases are designed specifically to support school assignments, including databases on history and geography from ABC-Clio. 

Full-text magazine and journal articles are also available through the EBSCOhost database.

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Points of View Reference Center

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Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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World Book

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This website offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library: Education

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Education
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The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online access to some of the most respected reference books published by Thomson-Gale. Medicine, technology, zoology, history, world religions, social issues, criminal justice, and biography are just some of the topics covered by the e-books in this growing collection.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library: Statistics

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Statistics
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The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online access to some of the most respected reference books published by Thomson-Gale. Medicine, technology, zoology, history, world religions, social issues, criminal justice, and biography are just some of the topics covered by the e-books in this growing collection.

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Education websites from the Internet Public Library

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OnlineCourses.com

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Free, online courses from the world's leading universities.