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Subject Specific Databases

Facts on File

Facts on File Databases: World Geography and Culture Online database provides clear information on government, election, human rights and historical information.

EBSCO: EBSCOhost gives you access to many databases that contain magazine, newspaper, encyclopedia and journal articles as well as book chapters. 


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CultureGrams:  If you are researching a country and need cultural information, the CultureGrams website is sure to help. In addition to the articles, there are many new add-on features: Recipe Collection with five native recipes from every country in CultureGrams; Famous People, which features short biographies on countries' best-known individuals; and the Photo Gallery, which contains more than 400 images representing 40 countries. 




Gale Cengage Databases: This resource can help you with so many research needs. Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of over 70 eBook titles covering a wide range of research topics.  Custom Newspapers contains New Jersey newspapers, the New York Times (full-text from January 1, 2000 to the present), plus many more national and international newspapers. Informe is a collection of hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects.


    General Databases


    Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition: Choose between three different levels of encyclopedias.



    Grolier Online: Use a variety of general and subject encyclopedias, including Encyclopedia Americana, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, and Lands and Peoples. This source even includes a Spanish-language encyclopedia, Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en Linea.


    World Book

    World Book:  A general encyclopedia source with many articles to help you with your research. World Book also includes a Spanish-language encyclopedia.


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