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Academic Search Premier

Thousands of full text journal/magazine articles, providing access to critical information.

African-American History Online

A fresh way to explore the full spectrum of African-American history and culture, covering five centuries.

Biography in Context

Authoritative biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study.

Chicago Tribune Current

Full-text coverage from 1849 to present.

History Reference Center

Full-text historical reference books, magazines, journals, and thousands of primary source documents.

Lynda.com

Online learning platform with video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Points of View Reference Center

Essays on hundreds of topics, presenting multiples sides of an issue, each with an overview, point, counterpoint, and critical thinking guide, plus guides to debate, develop arguments, and write position papers.

Science Reference Center

Full-text science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books, images, videos, and animations.

Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

Practice tests for college and graduate school entrance exams, career tools, citizenship tests, and information on college scholarships.

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