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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.

Politics and Government (Dewey 320)

EBSCOhost

Access EBSCOhost
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library barcode number.

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

Access Points of View Reference Center
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

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

Access 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: Politics and Government

Access Gale Virtual Reference Library: Politics and Government
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

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
When prompted, enter all digits of a Carson City Library card barcode number.

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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Government websites from the Internet Public Library

Access Government websites from the Internet Public Library

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Official portal website for the United States Government

Access Official portal website for the United States Government

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Official website for Carson City, Nevada

Access Official website for Carson City, Nevada

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Official website for the State of Nevada

Access Official website for the State of Nevada

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Political Science websites from the Internet Public Library

Access Political Science websites from the Internet Public Library

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