For children aged 4-7: An interactive learning environment of developmentally-appropriate activies for early childhood. Interactivity is focused on maps and videos, games and learning materials, word and letter activities. Fundamental early childhood concepts include animals, colors, geography, numbers, shapes, sounds, time and more. Teacher Tools allows teachers to customize content for student access, review the content used by students and generate reports.
Designed for children in kindergarten through third grade, BrainPOP Jr. includes videos, audio prompts and learning activities with an easy to use graphical interface that allows children to learn independently. Based on national curriculum standards, there are lessons on a wide range of subjects that supplement in school learning.
Bloom's Literary Reference Online contains information on thousands of authors and their works, an archive of 38,000 characters, plus articles on topics and themes, a timeline, and a special feature on Harold Bloom's Western Literary Canon.Students in 6-12 grade and college will find critiques of many books that are presented in the classroom. Also find detailed guides for writing critical essays and analysing important literary themes.
Students in 6-12 grade, college and beyond can find biographies on more than 340,00 in Biography in Context. Biography in Context contains more than 435,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people gathered from more than 135 award-winning Gale reference sources as well as full-text articles from nearly 300 magazines specifically chosen for their value to biographical research. Researchers may select a brief summary (thumbnail biographies link) or a more in-depth discussion (narrative biographies link) of the individual. The Custom Search link allows for searching in more than one field - birth/death dates, ethnicity, gender, name, nationality and occupation. A useful feature of this site is the option to e-mail data to the patron's e-mail address.
Auto Repair Reference Center contains repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content in ARRC has been created by ASE certified technicians.
This is the premier full-text resource for coverage of the research and development spectrum of the applied sciences and computing disciplines. This database offers accurate and diverse content that focuses on traditional engineering challenges & research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology.
This database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers libraries full-text articles for more than 180 international, and often peer-reviewed, journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts. Full-text titles include American Acupuncturist, American Homeopath, Gerson Healing Newsletter, Health & Homeopathy, JOY: The Journal of Yoga, Massage Magazine, Natural Life, Reiki News, Today's Chiropractic Lifestyle, Yoga Journal and many others. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative medicine.
Containing bibliographic records from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA provides access to more than 4.9 million citations. The citations are comprised of journal articles, book chapters, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture. AGRICOLA encompasses all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines, including animal & veterinary sciences, entomology, plant sciences, forestry, aquaculture & fisheries, farming & farming systems, agricultural economics, extension & education, food & human nutrition, agricultural engineering & technology, and earth & environmental sciences.
Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding. Business videos provide critical information for business owners: interviews, ‘lessons learned’ features, lectures and ‘how to’ videos help foster success in all aspects of managing a business.