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Britannica Online Resources
General Popular, Academic, and Reference Databases
Designed for high school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
A periodical resource of full-text peer-reviewed content; 10,000+ journals and reference works covering all subjects. Includes full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR & CNN transcripts & podcasts.
In Context Databases (Web-like design, rich multimedia–images, audio, video)
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Over 14,000 pro/con viewpoint essays and 5,000+ topic overviews. More than 400 titles from the Greenhaven Press Series.
Covers earth science, life science, space, technology, and math & science history. 22,000+ topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, and 170+ experiments. Publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher.
A complete overview of U.S. history; covers the most-studied events, issues & current information. Full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents & scholarly analysis. Includes Newsweek, American Heritage and The Historian.
Covers 5,000 years from antiquity to the present. Multicultural and global scholarly analysis, full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents. 600+ historical maps, atlases and other images.
Understand today’s world issues from a global perspective. Covers a wide variety of subject areas: sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, and human rights.
Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals. Reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. High interest topic pages.
Designed for middle school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Literature & Reading Databases
135,000+ author biographies; 850,000+ full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from scholarly journals and literary magazines. 11,000+ overviews of frequently studied works. 30,000+ full-text poems, short stories and plays.
Newspaper & Local Databases
Use this database to search nearly 4,000 leading business & trade publications including content from Predicasts Overview of Markets & Technology (PROMT), a premier multi-industry database covering over sixty manufacturing and services industries, as well as international company profiles and all business and management topics.
Boston Public Library
Use your Boston Public Library card to access additional resources such as Credo Reference, JSTOR, Grove Music Online, Learning Express Library, Overdrive (eBooks, audio books, music and video), Powerspeak Languages, Tutor.com SkillsCenter and many other databases.