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Academic OneFile

Academic Onefile. A sophisticated, current and easy-to-use resource for extensive research. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full text, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly.

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Biography in Context

Biography Resource Center. Full-text articles on more than 400,000 people from many walks of life. A searchable database that provides great background material.

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Contemporary Women's Issues

CWI Logo. Reports from professional, official and popular journals on a wide range of women's issue.

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Discovering Collection

Discovering Collection. Suitable for children aged approx 10-14, this database contains material on science, social studies, history, biography and literature. Articles are graded according to level (basic, intermediate and advanced). Great for homework.

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General Onefile

General OneFile. Research a very wide range of topics in the many millions of articles from news media and magazines.

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Global Issues in Context

Global Issues. International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.

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Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center. Contains biographies of many authors and reviews and critiques of their works, with a great selection from classical works to modern literature. An excellent resource for High School students.

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Many Answers

Any Questions. Search for answers to popular homework questions asked at AnyQuestions.co.nz

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Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints. Contains full-text articles discussing contentious issues such as genetic engineering, cloning, drugs and athletes; with topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites.

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Science in Context

Science in context. Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

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Student Resources in Context

Student Resource Center. Similar to Discovery Collection but more advanced material (ages 15 +). A great resource for high school students.

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Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library. Selected reference books containing biography, literature, social sciences information.

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World Book

World Book Web

Try out the World Book for an A-Z of absolutely everything - the World Book is today's premier online reference source - kids, students, adults, academics and even crafts are just some of the areas covered with our subscription.

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World History in Context

History Resource Center. This database covers history from ancient times to the present day and includes articles from history journals and reference books as well as maps and images. Includes articles from history journals, maps and images.

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