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Library Media Center

Media Center

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The Research page contains links to numerous informational  databases and websites.  It offers access to periodicals,  encyclopedias, maps, literary critiques, government  documents, biographies, pictures, and more. Please see  your media specialist necessary passwords and other information.
Search The Miami Herald for articles since 1983, use Noticias en Espaņol for articles in Spanish, and find science-related articles with Newsbank Science Source.

Gale Databases
A large collection of cross-searchable databases containing thousands of primary documents, biographies, topical essays, critical analyses, photographs and illustrations, audio and video clips, and full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers.
Newseum: Today's Front Pages
728 front pages from 73 countries.
The Newseum displays daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form.
Online Encyclopedias
Grolier Online
Rich multimedia encyclopedia which provides quick access to encyclopedia articles, web links, and full-text periodical articles all with a single search.
Highbeam Encyclopedia 
Search or browse over 57,000 articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia.
World Book Reference Center
Includes all of the articles from the venerable World Book Encyclopedia, a Spanish Language Encyclopedia, and an extensive interactive dictionary and atlas.  Additionally, the World Book Research Libraries offers a broad collection of historically important documents as well as e-book versions of classic literature.
Miscellaneous Databases
Facts On File
Various searchable databases including history, geography, science, and health.  In addition to reference articles, these databases include biographies, primary sources, images, maps and charts, diagrams, essays, timelines and more.
Literature Resource Center (LRC)
Use the Literature Resource Center to access literary biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of authors from every age and literary discipline.
Marshall Cavendish Digital
Science and Social Studies Databases

An online reference resource for science and social studies research based on and expanded from award-winning printed encyclopedias and nonfiction series.  Articles and information are updated as necessary to stay abreast of scholarly developments.
ProQuest eLibrary Science
Offers laser-focus science content and tools along with unique video and dozens of manipulatives found in no other online science reference product.
Knowledge Source
Use SIRS Knowledge Source to access three databases: SIRS Researcher for general reference, SIRS Government Reporter for historic and government documents, directories and almanacs, and SIRS Renaissance for information about the arts and humanities.
Career Exploration
BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook
A nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives. Revised  every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.
Facts On File
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center

Extensive career-planning and educational resources, including industry overviews, career descriptions, academic programs and scholarships.
Florida CHOICES PLANNER provides career and educational exploration and information. It includes assessments for interests, skills, and values. The database contains information on careers, Florida public and private postsecondary institutions, national institutions, and financial aid. It also allows users to make career plans, develop resumes and complete job search activities.


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Last updated February 06, 2012