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Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL)

April 10, 2012 by  

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Remote Access*   In-house Access Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is dedicated to supplying all Kentuckians with a comprehensive and dynamic collection of information resources. The databases supplied through KYVL are paid for by collaborative efforts of state, public, academic and school libraries.  To access KYVL, visit one of the Library’s branches – OR *contact the Reference librarians for a password (cardholder status must be verified to receive current username and password). The … Continue reading

Science in Context

April 9, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access  Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers. Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Disputeand Macmillan Science Library, as well as: More … Continue reading

Kid’s Search

April 4, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access A search interface designed specifically for primary & lower secondary school students combines a state-of-the-art search engine (powered by EBSCOhost®) with a child-friendly, graphically rich design that is both powerful and fun to use Search EBSCO’s American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, EBSCO Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, Image  Collection, and Primary Search databases. Filter search results by source type and choose to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to your personal Folder. … Continue reading

Searchasaurus

April 4, 2012 by  

Searchasaurus

Remote Access   In-house Access Three popular primary education databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plusand Book Collection: Nonfiction™) can be accessed via Searchasaurus®, EBSCO Publishing’s user search experience for users in primary education. Searchasaurusis an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they … Continue reading

The Novelist Family

April 4, 2012 by  

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Remote Access   In-house Access  NoveList, a readers’ advisory service, not only provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles, but it will provide you with similar authors to those you already love (read alikes), reviews, reading level appropriateness and so much more! NoveList® Plus includes: An easy to use, intuitive interface with a single search bar that makes finding books and other content quick and simple. Coverage of over 9,000 fiction and nonfiction series, making it one of the most comprehensive … Continue reading

Points of View Reference Center

April 2, 2012 by  

Points of View Reference Center

Remote Access   In-house Access   Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 290 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Topics covered include: affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, Israel & the Palestinians, Katrina and FEMA response, nuclear proliferation, separation of church and state, … Continue reading

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