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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

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

Literary Reference Center

April 2, 2012 by  

LiteraryReferenceCenter

Remote Access   In-house Access Literary Reference Center is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books and literary journals, as well as original content from EBSCO Publishing. Literary Reference Center contains full text for more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews; nearly 100,000 articles/essays of literary criticism; more than 252,000 author biographies (including more than 22,000 in-depth bios); 450 literary journals; more than 693,000 book reviews; more than 78,400 classic and contemporary poems; more than 19,700 … Continue reading

Student Research Center

April 2, 2012 by  

Student Research Center

Remote Access   In-house Access   he Student Research Center provides students in secondary education with the most appropriate research tools for easily obtaining the information that they seek from their EBSCO databases. Through the Student Research Center, users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the … Continue reading

Something About the Author Online

March 30, 2012 by  

SomethingAboutTheAuthorOnline

Remote Access   In-house Access The new Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Something About the Author, the main series, and Something About the Author: Autobiography Series — more than 210 volumes, more than 19,000 entries and nearly 17,000 images Something About the Author Online is a complete archive that preserves the full integrity of the print reference series. It provides a backfile of searchable pages digitized directly from the print … Continue reading

Literature Criticism Online

March 30, 2012 by  

Literature Criticism Online

  Remote Access   In-house Access   Gale takes literature, history and culture to the next level with its most extensive curated compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. The  individual, award-winning Gale series that comprise Literature Criticism Online represent a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras and genres. Imagine centuries of analysis — the scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books and periodicals — delivered in an easy format that matches the … Continue reading

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