Tuesday, February 19, 2013

ProQuest Database Trials

We hav added the following database trials to our library database page.  We can access these until March 14th.  Let us know what you think.
CultureGrams Online
Offers concise, reliable and up to date country reports on 204 cultures of the world, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces (2006), and more.

SIRS Discoverer with WebFind is an award-winning database designed with the young researcher (grades 1-9) in mind. This interactive tool strengthens research, reading, writing and computer skills. Articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers, U.S. government documents, and websites are carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability. Inclusion of SIRS Discoverer WebFind delivers the safest collection of websites for kids, with 9,000+ editor-reviewed websites that deliver high-interest, educational Web content, with guaranteed educational purpose and online safety.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2009) with Index (1851-1993) 
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. The Historical New York Times with Index (1851-1993) provides search capability using subject terms and topics for focused and targeted results in combination with searchable full text, full page, and article-level images from the Historical New York Times (1851-2007)

SIRS Issues Researcher is a highly-acclaimed student reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are carefully selected from 1,500 domestic and international publications according to strict criteria with regard to content and age appropriateness.

SIRS Knowledge Source 
SIRS Knowledge Source is a comprehensive database portal that is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance, and SIRS WebSelect, with available links to SIRS Interactive Citizenship, SIRS Discoverer, and Discoverer WebFind.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
Built to find and retrieve statistical content, ProQuest Statistical Insight spans more than 600,000 published tables a year on thousands of different topics. It provides fast and easy access to statistical information produced by U.S. Federal agencies, states, private organizations, and major intergovernmental organizations

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