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Biography in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking biographical information on the world’s most influential people. It offers more than 600,000 biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals, including integrated reference material, periodical information, and multimedia content. (GALE)

General OneFile A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily. (TEL)

Kids InfoBits, meeting the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5, with information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more. (TEL)

Literature Resource Center, includes full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on thousands of writers. Also includes the Twayne Authors Series and the Scribner Writers Series.

LearningExpress Library is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help both students and adult learners succeed on academic or licensing tests. You get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Includes materials for civil service exams, GED, ACT, SAT, and dozens of other tests and tutorials. This resources is offered as part of the Tennessee Electronic Library. You will be asked to create a username and password, to enable the system to track your progress and test history.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. (TEL)

TrueFlix is a fun way to learn and includes videos, audio, images, text and so much more! Perfect for homework help, information for reports, current events, science projects and experiments. Not your ordinary e-book! (Scholastic) (Click here for offsite access)

Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, your public library, or your office).


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Textbooks Free  Aggregator of links for useful education resources