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Articles in Databases

Title Description Full Text
AVL Logo Britannica Online Encyclopedia. Full Text
AVL Logo Britannica Online School Edition Encyclopedia. Full Text
AVL Logo Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Encyclopedia. Full Text
AVL Logo Global Reference Center Reference resources in Korean, Japanese, Chinese, French, and Spanish. Full Text
Merriam-Webster OnLine Dictionary and thesaurus Full Text
OneLook Dictionaries Dictionary Full Text
AVL Logo Oxford English Dictionary Dictionary/English language. Full Text
AVL Logo Oxford Reference Online Premium 100+ reference books and dictionaries. Full Text

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E-Books

Title Description Full Text
9/11 Encyclopedia E-book. Terrorism, terrorist attacks, September 11th terrorist attacks, history Full Text
A to Z of Homosexuality E-book. Homosexuality, Dictionary. Full Text
Anti-immigration in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia E-book. Political science, emigration and immigration Full Text
Civil War Naval Encyclopedia E-book. History, United States Civil War, military science Full Text
Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia E-book. Islam, government, history, military science, political science Full Text
Dictionary of Food Ingredients E-book. Food, goof additives, family and consumer sciences Full Text
Dictionary of Pseudonyms: 13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins E-book. Anonyms and pseudonyms Full Text
Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior E-book. Animals, animal behavior, biology, zoology Full Text
Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2010 E-book. Constitutional amendments, amendments, law, criminal justice, political science Full Text
Encyclopedia of Criminological Theory E-book. Criminology, crime, criminal behavior, criminal justice Full Text
Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies E-book. Education, curriculum planning Full Text
Encyclopedia of Disaster Management E-book. Emergency management, criminal justice, sociology Full Text
Encyclopedia of Educational Reform and Dissent E-book. Education, educational change Full Text
Encyclopedia of Emotion E-book. Emotions, psychology Full Text
Encyclopedia of Geography E-book. Geography Full Text
Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights E-book. Gun control, criminal justice, law, sociology Full Text
Encyclopedia of Identity E-book. Identity, philosophy Full Text
Encyclopedia of Invasive Species: From Africanized Honey Bees to Zebra Mussels E-book. Biology, introduced organisms Full Text
Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management E-book. Business, labor, knowledge management, information resources, information networks Full Text
Encyclopedia of Motherhood E-book. Motherhood, sociology, family, marriage, women Full Text
Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History E-book. Muslims, Religion Full Text
Encyclopedia of Native American Artists E-book. Visual art, Indian artists Full Text
Encyclopedia of North American Colonial Conflicts to 1775: A Political, Social, and Military History E-book. History, military science, political science, sociology Full Text
Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars, 1607-1890 E-book. History, Indians of North America Full Text
Encyclopedia of Perception E-book. Perception, senses and sensation, psychology Full Text
Encyclopedia of Political Science E-book. Political science Full Text
Encyclopedia of Political Theory E-book. Political science Full Text
Encyclopedia of Pollution E-book. Pollution Full Text
Encyclopedia of Research Design E-book. Social sciences, research design Full Text
Encyclopedia of School Crime and Violence E-book. Education, school violence, crime Full Text
Encyclopedia of Sports Management and Marketing E-book. Sports, sports management, sports administration, sports marketing Full Text
Encyclopedia of Sports Medicine E-book. Sports medicine, sports injuries Full Text
Encyclopedia of the Heart and Heart Disease E-book. Health, medicine, heart disease. Full Text
Encyclopedia of the Veteran in America E-book. Veterans, military science, history Full Text
Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History E-book. Vietnam War, history, military science, political science, sociology Full Text
Every Day of the Civil War: A Chronological Encyclopedia E-book. History, Civil War, military science Full Text
Historical Dictionary of Choral Music E-book. Choral music Full Text
Historical Dictionary of Contemporary American Theater, 1930-2010 E-book. Drama, theater Full Text
Historical Dictionary of Heidegger's Philosophy E-book. Philosophy, psychology, Martin Heidegger Full Text
Historical Dictionary of the Civil War E-book. History, military science Full Text
Historical Dictionary of the Olympic Movement E-book. Olympics, history, physical education Full Text
Historical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy from World War I through World War II E-books. Foreign relations, World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, political science, history. Full Text
Historical Dictionary of the United States Navy E-book. United States Navy, history, military science Full Text
Historically Black Colleges and Universities: An Encyclopedia E-book. Education Full Text
Multicultural America: An Encyclopedia of the Newest Americans E-book. Multiculturalism, immigrants, ethnology, minorities, history, sociology Full Text
Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History E-books. Political science, government, history. Full Text
Sage Encyclopedia of Terrorism (2nd ed.) E-book. Emergency management, terrorist attacks, mass media, history Full Text
Warfare and Armed Conflicts: A Statistical Encyclopedia of Casualty and Other Figures, 1494-2007 E-book. . Military science, history Full Text
World of a Slave: Encyclopedia of the Material Life of Slaves in the United States E-book. Slavery, African Americans, history Full Text

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Streaming Videos

Title Description Full Text
Films On Demand Streaming educational videos on various subjects. Full Text

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