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Academic OneFile

1980 - SEP, 2010
Coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.

General OneFile

1980 - SEP, 2010
A news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics

Custom Newspapers
Search a collection of more than 900 newspapers, both national and international

New York State Newspapers
Database of newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times & the New York Post.

Business and Company ASAP 1980 - Sep 2010
Information on companies, markets and industries from business and trade journals, newspapers and company directory profiles with full text and images.

InfoTrac Newsstand
Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.

Health Reference Center Academic 1980 - Sep 2010
Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.

Business Economics and Theory
Titles from academic journals and magazines focusing on topics in economics. Perfect for business classes, users will find more than 150 full-text journals to support their research.

Communications and Mass Media Collection
Information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.

Criminal Justice Collection
Users will have access to 150 journals of the law, law enforcement and justice fields.

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection
Includes nearly 200 journals, and provides access to the multiple viewpoints of this field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.

Expanded Academic ASAP 1980 - Sep 2010
Access articles about the humanities from scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers  - many with full text and images!

Fine Arts and Music Collection
Over 100 full-text resources in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

General Business File ASAP 1980 - Sep 2010
Broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals, etc.

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection
Over 500 industry journals from the hospitality and tourism field.

Nursing and Allied Health Collection SEPTEMBER, 2010
Including nearly 400 titles covering all aspects of the nursing profession.

Psychology Collection
Access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.

Diversity Studies Collection
This set includes 150 full-text journals on global concerns and international issues. Coverage begins in 1980.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues Collection
Over 30 journals aims provide balanced coverage of such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more. Coverage begins in 1980.

 General Science Collection
Nearly 300 academic journals and general science-focused magazines.

Military and Intelligence Collection
Over 500 titles and more than 7 million articles with links to related sources outside of the current article: reference books, magazine and newswire articles.

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
Over 60 titles in the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine.

Religion & Philosophy Collection
Research different religions and philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.

War & Terrorism Collection
Almost 100 full-text periodicals for researchers and students conflicts: their causes, their impact.

Gale World History In Context
Coverage of events in world history

Gale U.S. History In Context
Coverage of events in U.S. history.

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Full text articles, statistics, and coverage of the hottest controversies of our times.

Gale Biography In Context
Search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Literature Resource Center Sep 2010
Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines.

Gale Student Resources In Context
Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites for a wide array of subjects.

Global Issues in Context SEPTEMBER, 2010
Global issues, topics, and current events.

Gale Science In Context
Today's most significant science topics with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.


► World Book Online Reference Center

ID: madisonhs                                     ID: madisonhsh
Password: madisonhs                          Password: madisonhsh

This link will bring you to:

  • World Book Encyclopedia (the entire 22 volume set in multimedia format!)
  • World Book Dictionary (the entire 2 volume set with audio clips for pronunciation aid)
  • World Book Interactive Atlas with links directly to the Encyclopedia
  • Explore New York with maps, plant and animal life in the state, biographies of famous New Yorkers, links and information about leaders of New York, famous sites in the state, histories of the state’s major cities, statistics about the state and histories and cultural information about the original American Indian inhabitants of the region. 
  •  Educator’s Tools with New York Learning Standards
    and Curriculum Correlations for every grade as well as Lesson Plans

 ► EBSCOHost Web

User ID: jmadison  Password: enw

 Within EBSCOhost, are :

  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia. (More reliable than Wikipedia, more sophisticated than Encarta)
  •  EBSCO Animals. (A specialized encyclopedia of animals including multimedia clips and photos – EXCELLENT SOURCE FOR THAT PROJECT ABOUT ENDANGERED SPECIES!)  

  • Primary Search, a database for the basic researcher. Great resource for researchers learning English!

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