Full-text scholarly publications covering academic areas of study including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and philosophy, technology, veterinary science, social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, language and linguistics, arts and literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies.
Full-text articles of U.S. newspapers from the local, state, regional and national levels.
Full-text articles from more than 4,700 sources, about issues, events, people, government and more. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections.
A database for geographic business intelligence research. Provides information to help businesses with marketing their services, identifying new customers or sales territories and learning about competitors. Produce high quality reports with maps and charts representing the data.
Full-text news articles from the Denver Post, June 1989 to the present.
Authoritative, curriculum-aligned, age-appropriate digital content that covers a broad range of educational topics, including current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history, animals, geography, literature, social studies, technology, and more.
World Book Encyclopedia's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish for young learners.
Search across several EBSCO databases for videos, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, primary source documents, and biographies relating to arts and literature, business and careers, current events, geography and culture, health, history and social science, and science and math.
Search across several EBSCO databases at once. Find information for school assignments from videos, magazines, reference books, and primary source documents relating to animals, arts and music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science and health, and social studies.
Search across several EBSCO databases at once. Find information for school assignments from magazines, newspapers, videos, encyclopedias, primary source documents, images and biographies. Topics include arts and literature, business and government, current issues, geography, health, history, science, and math.
A collection of electronic encyclopedias and reference books covering diversity, mental health, business, medicine, technology, nation and world, science, history, law, environment, arts, education, literature, religion, social science, and biography. Download PDF chapters to your computer or mobile device.
Up-to-date information about current world issues and international news. Topics include business and economy; conflict and diplomacy; countries and territories; environment and climate change; government, politics, and law; science and technology; society and culture; and women, children, and the family.
Full-text periodical articles, biographies, maps, flags, reference books, and primary sources, covering many subjects including history, science, and health.
Full-text magazine articles, reference books and primary source documents, including an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags. Subjects covered include general reference, education, business, health, science, multicultural studies and more.
Full-text articles from over 140 popular middle school magazines as well as reference books, primary source documents and images. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.
Full-text articles from the New York Times, from 1851 to the present. Full-text articles from NYT Book Review and NYT Magazine from 1997 to the present.
Comprehensive collection of print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Ideal for issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Search in geographic sections, or use Find a Topic to access articles arranged by category.
Full-text articles from hundreds of newspapers, newswires and news magazines. Also includes television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources.
Full-text content about both sides of current social issues. Use topic overviews, pro/con viewpoints, infographics, statistics, and primary documents to explore both sides of issues in current events, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.
Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the accepted authority on the English language. Search for the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words.
Find out which JCPL resource contains a certain periodical.
Full-text magazines articles, newspapers, radio and television news transcripts, reference books, and primary source documents present multiple sides of current issues, which can be used to develop persuasive arguments and essays and better understand controversial issues. Subjects include citizens’ rights, earth and environment, global issues, health and medicine, media and communications, national debate topics, people and society/culture, sports, women’s issues and many more.
A collection of periodicals and encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration and more.
Now known as Reference Solutions. Business and residential directories. Use business and residential data to find area competitors and create lists of potential customers. Access information from about 24 million US businesses and 260 million consumers to search for jobs, research U.S. businesses, create marketing and small business plans, locate specific people and more.
Searchable content on almost every core curricula subject through nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos, maps, dictionaries and thesauruses. Includes America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World, Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Lands and Peoples, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science.
Full-text articles on current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics. Sources include periodicals, government publications, biographies, book reviews, international newspapers, and public opinion polls.
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Online encyclopedia featuring thousands of reference articles, primary sources, timelines, maps, and online books. It also includes up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, multimedia materials, and a citation builder.
Grades 9-12 and adults
Basic, accessible encyclopedia articles on a variety of topics. Designed for students reading below grade-level, adult students developing their reading skills or students learning English. Includes reading comprehension questions, a life skills section, and a visual dictionary.
Engaging content, features, and tools developed especially for young students. Search for articles or click the pictures to explore. Includes e-books, videos, science projects, activities and games, read-aloud, and translation features.
A mainstay to meet the research needs of students in elementary and middle school with thousands of articles and multimedia. Includes a citation builder and top news headlines in context for children.
Hundreds of customizable, interactive timelines of important events throughout history. Includes features for students and teachers to create and share their own timelines.