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African American ResourcesHistory and Biography
BusinessKid Search
Car RepairLanguage
Career & College InformationLaw and Government
Current TopicsLiterature
EspanolMagazine and Journal Articles
Foundation CenterNewspapers
GenealogyPhone Books
Health and MedicineReference




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Academic Onefile Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. NOVELny
African-American History Online Covers the entire breadth of African-American history, from African beginnings through the slave trade and the civil rights movement to the present.
All Data Auto Repair Comprehensive automotive repair information including wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and a technician's reference guide. Available at the Central Library.
America's News Magazines U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology.
Ancestry Library  Provides access to more than 1 billion names. Includes city directories, census records, immigration records and much more. Available at all library locations.

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Biography in Context Biographical information on over 525,000 of the world's most influential people. Search or browse by name, nationality or occupation.
Black Studies Center Includes essays, periodicals and historical newspaper articles for research and teaching in Black Studies.
Buffalo News Full-text of articles from the Buffalo News, from 1989 - present.
Business Insights: Essentials Detailed company and industry news and information from company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, periodicals and more. NOVELny

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C

Chilton Library Diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.
College Source Online Includes profiles and catalogs from 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools.
Consumer Reports Full text articles from Consumer Reports from 1991 to the present.
CountryWatch Economic and political surveys of 191 countries, updated continuously. Includes people, history, agriculture, economy, energy, environment, ethnic divisions, religions and more.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.

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E

eLibrary Elementary eLibrary Elementary contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary. NOVELny
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos Esto es la versión española de la Enciclopedia del Descubrimiento de Estudiante de Libro de Mundo.

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FindLaw Web directory of laws, cases and codes, law schools, legal directories, lawyers and law firms, and legal organizations. Please consult staff to access the Internet.
Foundation Directory Online An extensive and frequently updated resource that provides non-profit organizations with the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants. Includes grantmaker profiles and IRS 990 information on over 100,000 U.S. foundations. Available at the Central, Audubon, Collins, Kenmore, and Lancaster libraries.
Foundation Grants to Individuals An online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Available at the Central, Audubon, Collins, Kenmore, and Lancaster libraries.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains a searchable collection of reference e-books comprised of over fifteen specialized reference titles with coverage including History, Education, Business, Law, Science, Religion, and Literature.
Gannett Newsstand Gannett Newsstand contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira). NOVELny
General OneFile A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Features millions of full-text articles, many with images that are updated on a daily basis. NOVELny
Grolier Kids Provides students in grades three through five with an environment that has been designed to meet the needs of younger researchers. Search features include reading level guidance, articles, news, magazines, websites and media. NOVELny
Grolier Online Provides access to a variety of resources including the Encyclopedia Americana, the New Book of Knowledge, a thesaurus and a dictionary. Features daily news from the Associated Press and access to an online atlas. NOVELny

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Health Reference Center Academic A multi-source database, Health Reference Center Academic provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.NOVELny
HeinOnline Legal Database An extensive legal research tool that contains approximately 370 legal periodicals, the Federal Register from 1936-2005, 18,000 treaties and international agreements and resources from the U.S. Supreme Court Library. Available at all library locations.
Heritage Quest Online Contains U.S. federal census records from 1790-1930, family genealogies, various municipal records and genealogical and local history serials from the Periodical Source Index (PERSI).

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J

JobNow Provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. Features three services to choose from: Career Resources, Resume Builder and Ace the Interview.

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Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for students in kindergarten through grade five. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs. NOVELny

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LearningExpress Library A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help both students and adults succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
Library, Information Science & Technology Provides access to more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics and more.
Literature Criticism Online Brings together several literary series from Gale, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
Literature Resource Center Contains information on more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and their works with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.
LitFinder International in scope, covers all time periods, and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

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Mango Languages An online learning resource for over 40 different languages, including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and more. Also includes courses in English for foreign speakers in 15 different languages.
MasterFile Premier Contains full text for 1,935 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text for more than 300 reference books, 96,600 biographies, and 76,000 primary source documents.
MEDLINE Plus A comprehensive medical website from the National Library of Medicine. Includes information on diseases and medications, and directories of hospitals, physicians and organizations. Please consult staff to access the Internet.
MEDLINE Plus español Le ayuda a encontrar las respuestas que busca en la salud. Tiene mucha información sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia médica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las últimas noticias de la salud. Por favor, consulte con el personal para acceder a Internet.
Mergent Online Provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with financials and annual reports for domestic and international companies.
Morningstar  Identify stocks or mutual funds to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together with this investment tool.

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National Newspaper Index Offers indexing and abstracts for five major national newspapers – Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. NOVELny
New York Code Rules and Regulations Provides free access to an unannotated web version of the New York Code, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR). Please consult staff to access the Internet.
New York State Newspapers Offers the full text of seven newspapers including the Buffalo News, Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), New York Post and the New York Times. NOVELny
New York Times Provides full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. NOVELny
Newsstand Provides full-text searches of a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers. NOVELny
Novelist K-8 Plus A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction which helps young readers answer the question of what to read next.
Novelist Plus A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction which will help adults answer the question of what to read next.

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Students of all levels will benefit from a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more. NOVELny

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ReferenceUSA Business Includes 24 million nationwide business listings searchable by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Canadian Business Search 1.5 million Canadian businesses by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Canadian Residential Search over 12 million residential listings throughout Canada. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Health Care Includes 855,000 physician and dentist listings throughout the U.S. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA International Business Find in-depth company profiles on 3 million international companies, including key executives and detailed financial information. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Businesses More than 50,000 new businesses added each week. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Movers Useful to service providers such as banks, dry cleaners, doctors hair stylists, churches, clubs and organizations. Selection criteria include Geography, Housing type, Moving distance, and Move type. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Residential Includes 89 million residential listings throughout the U.S. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.

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Salem Health Access to Salem Press’ health reference works, includes bestselling Magill’s Medical Guide.
Salem History Access to key history reference works from Salem Press. included are Milestone Documents in American History and Great Lives from History: The 20th Century.
Sanborn Maps of New York 1867-1970 Sanborn fire insurance maps are detailed property and land-use records.

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U.S. History in Context Resource for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.
USA.gov Easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources. Users can apply for federal student loans, track Social Security benefits, compare Medicare options and more. Please consult staff to access the Internet.

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World Book Kids Based on World Book's Student Discovery Encyclopedia, designed for primary schoolers.
World Book Online Includes the current contents of the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia as well as daily and monthly features, news headlines, and information on monthly events & holidays.
World History in Context Resource for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.
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Categories



African American Resources

African-American History Online Covers the entire breadth of African-American history, from African beginnings through the slave trade and the civil rights movement to the present.
Black Studies Center Includes essays, periodicals and historical newspaper articles for research and teaching in Black Studies.
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Business

Business Insights: Essentials Detailed company and industry news and information from company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, periodicals and more. NOVELny
Consumer Reports Full text articles from Consumer Reports from 1991 to the present.
Mergent Online Provides Internet-based access to the most detailed, accurate and comprehensive global company database available, with financials and annual reports for domestic and international companies.
Morningstar  Identify stocks or mutual funds to meet your needs, research current or prospective holdings, or see how your investments fit together with this investment tool.
ReferenceUSA Business Includes 24 million nationwide business listings searchable by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Canadian Business Search 1.5 million Canadian businesses by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA International Business Find in-depth company profiles on 3 million international companies, including key executives and detailed financial information. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Businesses More than 50,000 new businesses added each week. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Movers Useful to service providers such as banks, dry cleaners, doctors hair stylists, churches, clubs and organizations. Selection criteria include Geography, Housing type, Moving distance, and Move type. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
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Car Repair

All Data Auto Repair Comprehensive automotive repair information including wiring diagrams, technical service bulletins and a technician's reference guide. Available at the Central Library.
Chilton Library Diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins for automobiles and light trucks.
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Career & College Information

College Source Online Includes profiles and catalogs from 2-year, 4-year, graduate and professional schools.
JobNow Provides you with practical tools to help you get a job. Features three services to choose from: Career Resources, Resume Builder and Ace the Interview.
LearningExpress Library A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help both students and adults succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
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Current Topics

CountryWatch Economic and political surveys of 191 countries, updated continuously. Includes people, history, agriculture, economy, energy, environment, ethnic divisions, religions and more.
CQ Researcher Plus Archive Explores a single "hot" issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Opposing Viewpoints in Context contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Students of all levels will benefit from a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more. NOVELny
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Espanol

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos Esto es la versión española de la Enciclopedia del Descubrimiento de Estudiante de Libro de Mundo.
MEDLINE Plus español Le ayuda a encontrar las respuestas que busca en la salud. Tiene mucha información sobre medicamentos, una enciclopedia médica ilustrada, programas interactivos para el paciente y las últimas noticias de la salud. Por favor, consulte con el personal para acceder a Internet.
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Foundation Center

Foundation Directory Online An extensive and frequently updated resource that provides non-profit organizations with the most accurate details available on U.S. funders and their grants. Includes grantmaker profiles and IRS 990 information on over 100,000 U.S. foundations. Available at the Central, Audubon, Collins, Kenmore, and Lancaster libraries.
Foundation Grants to Individuals An online database of nearly 10,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, and other individual grantseekers. Available at the Central, Audubon, Collins, Kenmore, and Lancaster libraries.
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Genealogy

Ancestry Library  Provides access to more than 1 billion names. Includes city directories, census records, immigration records and much more. Available at all library locations.
Buffalo News Full-text of articles from the Buffalo News, from 1989 - present.
Heritage Quest Online Contains U.S. federal census records from 1790-1930, family genealogies, various municipal records and genealogical and local history serials from the Periodical Source Index (PERSI).
New York Times Provides full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. NOVELny
Sanborn Maps of New York 1867-1970 Sanborn fire insurance maps are detailed property and land-use records.
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Health and Medicine

Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains a searchable collection of reference e-books comprised of over fifteen specialized reference titles with coverage including History, Education, Business, Law, Science, Religion, and Literature.
Health Reference Center Academic A multi-source database, Health Reference Center Academic provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a wide variety of personal health information sources.NOVELny
MEDLINE Plus A comprehensive medical website from the National Library of Medicine. Includes information on diseases and medications, and directories of hospitals, physicians and organizations. Please consult staff to access the Internet.
ReferenceUSA Health Care Includes 855,000 physician and dentist listings throughout the U.S. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
Salem Health Access to Salem Press’ health reference works, includes bestselling Magill’s Medical Guide.
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History and Biography

African-American History Online Covers the entire breadth of African-American history, from African beginnings through the slave trade and the civil rights movement to the present.
Biography in Context Biographical information on over 525,000 of the world's most influential people. Search or browse by name, nationality or occupation.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains a searchable collection of reference e-books comprised of over fifteen specialized reference titles with coverage including History, Education, Business, Law, Science, Religion, and Literature.
Salem History Access to key history reference works from Salem Press. included are Milestone Documents in American History and Great Lives from History: The 20th Century.
U.S. History in Context Resource for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.
World History in Context Resource for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.
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Kid Search

eLibrary Elementary eLibrary Elementary contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary. NOVELny
Grolier Kids Provides students in grades three through five with an environment that has been designed to meet the needs of younger researchers. Search features include reading level guidance, articles, news, magazines, websites and media. NOVELny
Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for students in kindergarten through grade five. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs. NOVELny
Novelist K-8 Plus A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction which helps young readers answer the question of what to read next.
World Book Kids Based on World Book's Student Discovery Encyclopedia, designed for primary schoolers.
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Language

Mango Languages An online learning resource for over 40 different languages, including French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish and more. Also includes courses in English for foreign speakers in 15 different languages.
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Law and Government

FindLaw Web directory of laws, cases and codes, law schools, legal directories, lawyers and law firms, and legal organizations. Please consult staff to access the Internet.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains a searchable collection of reference e-books comprised of over fifteen specialized reference titles with coverage including History, Education, Business, Law, Science, Religion, and Literature.
HeinOnline Legal Database An extensive legal research tool that contains approximately 370 legal periodicals, the Federal Register from 1936-2005, 18,000 treaties and international agreements and resources from the U.S. Supreme Court Library. Available at all library locations.
New York Code Rules and Regulations Provides free access to an unannotated web version of the New York Code, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR). Please consult staff to access the Internet.
USA.gov Easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources. Users can apply for federal student loans, track Social Security benefits, compare Medicare options and more. Please consult staff to access the Internet.
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Literature

Literature Criticism Online Brings together several literary series from Gale, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literature, and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.
Literature Resource Center Contains information on more than 90,000 novelists, poets, essayists, journalists and their works with in-depth coverage of 2,000 of the most-studied authors.
LitFinder International in scope, covers all time periods, and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including poems, short stories, essays, speeches and plays. Also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.
Novelist K-8 Plus A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction which helps young readers answer the question of what to read next.
Novelist Plus A comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction which will help adults answer the question of what to read next.
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Magazine and Journal Articles

Academic Onefile Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. NOVELny
America's News Magazines U.S. and international news, business, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, and science and technology.
Consumer Reports Full text articles from Consumer Reports from 1991 to the present.
General OneFile A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Features millions of full-text articles, many with images that are updated on a daily basis. NOVELny
Library, Information Science & Technology Provides access to more than 600 periodicals, books, research reports and proceedings covering librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics and more.
MasterFile Premier Contains full text for 1,935 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, science, multicultural issues and much more. Also contains full text for more than 300 reference books, 96,600 biographies, and 76,000 primary source documents.
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Newspapers

Buffalo News Full-text of articles from the Buffalo News, from 1989 - present.
Gannett Newsstand Gannett Newsstand contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira). NOVELny
National Newspaper Index Offers indexing and abstracts for five major national newspapers – Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post. NOVELny
New York State Newspapers Offers the full text of seven newspapers including the Buffalo News, Post Standard (Syracuse, NY), New York Post and the New York Times. NOVELny
New York Times Provides full-text coverage from 1985 to the present. NOVELny
Newsstand Provides full-text searches of a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers. NOVELny
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Phone Books

ReferenceUSA Business Includes 24 million nationwide business listings searchable by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Canadian Business Search 1.5 million Canadian businesses by name, location, line of business, size and other details. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Canadian Residential Search over 12 million residential listings throughout Canada. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Health Care Includes 855,000 physician and dentist listings throughout the U.S. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA International Business Find in-depth company profiles on 3 million international companies, including key executives and detailed financial information. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Businesses More than 50,000 new businesses added each week. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA New Movers Useful to service providers such as banks, dry cleaners, doctors hair stylists, churches, clubs and organizations. Selection criteria include Geography, Housing type, Moving distance, and Move type. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
ReferenceUSA Residential Includes 89 million residential listings throughout the U.S. This product is for personal non-commercial use only.
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Reference

CountryWatch Economic and political surveys of 191 countries, updated continuously. Includes people, history, agriculture, economy, energy, environment, ethnic divisions, religions and more.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Contains a searchable collection of reference e-books comprised of over fifteen specialized reference titles with coverage including History, Education, Business, Law, Science, Religion, and Literature.
Grolier Kids Provides students in grades three through five with an environment that has been designed to meet the needs of younger researchers. Search features include reading level guidance, articles, news, magazines, websites and media. NOVELny
Grolier Online Provides access to a variety of resources including the Encyclopedia Americana, the New Book of Knowledge, a thesaurus and a dictionary. Features daily news from the Associated Press and access to an online atlas. NOVELny
World Book Kids Based on World Book's Student Discovery Encyclopedia, designed for primary schoolers.
World Book Online Includes the current contents of the print version of the World Book Encyclopedia as well as daily and monthly features, news headlines, and information on monthly events & holidays.
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