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Research: Science and Technology

Library Access Only  ALLDATA: auto repair with diagnostic information for foreign and domestic cars. Access manufacturers' automotive repair manuals from 1982 to the present. Included are maintenance schedules, illustrated diagnosis and repair procedures, and the most recent technical service bulletins and recall notices. Due to licensing restrictions, this site is not available for at-home use, or use with a temporary card.
Home Access Available  Environment Complete (EBSCO): provides comprehensive coverage for Environmental Studies including agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, and affiliated areas of study.
Home Access Available  Environment, Gale Virtual Reference Library: Search encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on environmental issues. Text-to-speech available.
Home Access Available  GreenFILE (EBSCO): Articles, many in full text, from both academic and general magazines & government reports which focus on the relationship between human beings and the environment Topics range from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond useful in studies of ecology and agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Text-to-speech available in HTML format.
Home Access Available  JSTOR (Life Sciences): Full-text access to scholarly journals. Complete back runs of many titles available spread out over the last 150 years but no current coverage for the last 3-5 years. Available collections include Biological Sciences, Botany & Plant Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Paleontology, and Health Sciences.
Home Access Available Training video courses to learn technology, creative and business skills. It contains thousands of courses including web development, video and audio production, presentation skills, leadership and management strategies, animation, photography and technology skills for teachers. Courses can be taken on any desktop, laptop or tablet. NOTE: To use this database, 'Create a Profile' on the database website. If you forget your password, please contact directly at or 888.335.9632 to get it reset.
Home Access Available  ProQuest Science Journal and ProQuest Set for Science: ProQuest Science Journals contains full text journals related to both applied and general sciences, including physics, engineering, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and other scientific fields. ProQuest Set for Science contains full text journals with a focus on earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences. Both of these science databases can be searched simultaneously.
Home Access Available  Science, Gale Virtual Reference Library: Search encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on science and animals. Text-to-speech available.
Home Access Available Science FLIX: offers thirty complete scientific units over six curricula strands with an emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards. ScienceFlix has leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation in a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9. It also contains many ideas for Science Fair projects.
Home Access Available  Science Reference Center (EBSCO): Comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content that contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Text-to-speech available in HTML format.
Home Access Available  Social Sciences Full Text (EBSCO): covers the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, and urban studies.

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