Databases

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Safari Books Online

Access a selection of current and relevant technology titles for knowledge-hungry development and IT professionals.

Search across all content simultaneously to pinpoint the most relevant and helpful information available
Use the advanced search feature to fine tune results.

Topics include programming, Web development, software development, system administration, network administration, desktop applications, operating systems and databases, covering topics such as Java, C/C++, C#, .NET, PHP/Python/Perl, Ruby, Flash, Cisco, UNIX, Linux, SQL, JavaScript, Ajax, ActionScript, Flex, AIR and many more.

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Salem Press Online

Access reliable Salem Press titles including:

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Sanborn Maps (Digital) - Maryland

Bell & Howell Information and Learning's Digital Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 provides academic and public libraries digital access to more than 660,000 large-scale maps of more than 12,000 American towns and cities. Users have the ability to easily manipulate the maps, magnify and zoom in on specific sections, and layer maps from different years. Our subscription includes the Maryland maps from 1890-1953.
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Science Online

Science Online conveys the visual nature of science in a clear and easy-to-comprehend manner. All content in this comprehensive database is divided into sections based on the science curriculum established by the National Science Education Standards, enabling students and researchers to access printable diagrams, definitions, biographies, and essays in a specific subject area or discipline.
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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Search results can be printed, emailed or saved to a personal folder.

Science Reference Center contains:

* 181 Science Periodicals
* 625 Science reference books
* 23 Science Encyclopedias
* 812 Science Essays
* 3,790 full length Biographies of Scientists
* 61 Science Animations
* 10,000+ Science Images
* 519 Science Videos

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Searchasaurus

Dinosaur themed database to introduce young ones to searching for information.

* After June 30, Searchasaurus will be available through Explora Primary Schools. *

 

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Student Research Center

Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type, such as magazines, reference books, photos, and flags.

This database is provided by EBSCO.

* After June 30, Student Research Center will be available through Explora Secondary Schools. *

 

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ARRC database - preview

Auto Repair Reference Center
Find repair information for most foreign and domestic cars.

African American Resources from Alexander Street Press (collage)

African American Resources
Beyond Black History Month: find answers to your research questions using our online databases.