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Spotlight Resources
Offers young students an easy-to-use and graphically appealing search experience. The Basic Search screen highlights topics such as art, geography, math, science, and social studies, and includes the ability to search for images and videos from the toolbar. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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The "WPA Index to Alabama Biography" was a Works Progress Administration project begun in the 1930’s then abandoned when funding for the WPA was curtailed. Although the index was never completed, over 97 titles such as Who's Who in America, other biographical dictionaries, and local histories were... learn more
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Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 550 education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Full text information dates as far back as 1965. learn more
Requires a JCLC card.
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Points of View is designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects. High school and undergraduate students can use Points of View as a guide to debate, developing arguments, writing position papers, and for development of critical thinking skills. Each Points... learn more
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Scribner Writers Online includes American Writers Collection, British Writers Collection, European Writers Collection and World and Genre Writers Collection learn more
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