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A version of the Explora database with resources for elementary school children. Designed for elementary school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
A version of the Explora database with resources for grades 6-8. Explora for Middle School gives students their first real experience with the power of an online research database. In addition to magazine and journal articles, newspaper articles, and reference book articles, Explora includes primary source documents and media broadcast transcripts.
Explora for Public Libraries is EBSCO’s interface designed for public library patrons. Users can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. A simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents. Replaces MasterFILE Premier.
EBSCO presents the definitive online tool for home improvement assistance, including: maintenance, remodeling, electrical work, plumbing, wood projects, outdoor improvements, decorating home & garden, etc. Home Improvement Reference Center is a comprehensive resource that contains 24 major reference works in full text with more than 10,000 images (none found available online anywhere else). Additionally, the database contains nearly 100 videos of popular home repair projects, a convenient A-Z browsing tool, and full-text magazines such as This Old House.
NewsBank consolidates current and archived information from thousands of newspaper titles, as well as newswires, web editions, blogs, videos, broadcast transcripts, business journals, periodicals, government documents and other publications. Easily explore tens of millions of current and archived news articles and obituaries in order to pinpoint information from primary sources at the local, state, regional, national and international levels. NewsBank also offers online educational resources covering all academic curricula. Aligned with state standards and targeting all subject areas, NewsBank’s school-focused solutions include primary sources and inquiry-based projects that support learning, enhance research and help develop critical thinking skills.
Search more than 30 years of Orange County history with the Orange County Register Collection. Coverage from 1987 through current. Explore current and archived issues of the Orange County Register with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online. Updated daily, the Orange County Register Collection includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and other sections.