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Academic Search Complete (EBSCO)
Academic Search Complete is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.


Agricola (EBSCO)
Contains citations for articles on agriculture.


Biography in Context (Gale)
Contains biographical articles from reference books and journals.


Britannica Academic Edition (Britannica)
A rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools


Britannica Annals of American History (Britannica)
A year-by-year documentary of Amercian thought and action through primary source documents.


Britannica Library (Britannica)
A premier library resource for all ages to conduct research and complete school assignments, with dedicated sites for Children, Young Adults and a Reference Center for older students.


Britannica School (Britannica)
For Pre-K through 12 classrooms and libraries.


Britannica Spanish Reference Center (Britannica)
This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school ages and up and Britannica Escolar Online for ages 6-12.


Britannica World Data Analyst (Britannica)
An interactive research tool, complete with facts and figures, to study and compare the countries of the world.


Courier-Journal (ProQuest)
The Louisville Courier-Journal (1999 - current). Contains newspaper articles on a broad range of topics.


CultureGrams (ProQuest)
Contains state and country profiles, photographs, biographical articles, and recipes from around the world.


Encyclopedia Americana (Grolier)
Contains encyclopedia articles on a broad range of topics.


Grolier Kids Online (Grolier)
Allows you to search six databases simultaneously: The New Book of Knowledge, Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples and the New Book of Popular Science.


Kentucky Encyclopedia (University of Kentucky Press)
Contains encyclopedia articles on a broad range of Kentucky topics: places, people, events, and more.


Multimedia Encyclopedia (Grolier)
Contains encyclopedia articles on a broad range of topics.


Primary Search (EBSCO)
Contains articles from elementary school reference books and magazines on a broad range of topics and the text of important historical US documents.


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