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American National Biography
Learn the USA’s history and culture by reading about the movers and shakers who shaped our nation.
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Facts on File
When homework assignments require research, search here for information about science, history, geography, health or careers.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Take research to the next level and search reference books at the tip of your keyboard. These electronic reference books offer unlimited access and cover a wide variety of topics and subjects from Arts and Humanities to Business and Science.

Learn A Test
Part of Job and Career Accelerator, Learn A Test contains a wide range of educational and career-oriented exams. Topics include GED, ACT, SAT, health care, civil service, and much more. Also included are interactive tutorials to help users improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math.

Literature Resource Center
Use this source and uncover a goldmine of information about authors and literature from every era including the more than 120,000 profiles of modern authors’ lives and works previously found in Contemporary Authors.

Salem Health
Provides access to the full print content of:

 Magill’s Medical Guide­ - the perfect mix of accessibility and depth, providing general readers with an authoritative source that helps bridge the gap between professional medical encyclopedias and popular self-help guides.

Psychology & Mental Health ­ - covers the history of the field, notable people and theories, disorders, social issues, treatments, tests, as well as important and developing issues in psychology and mental health.

Salem History
Provides access to the full print content of:

Encyclopedia of American Immigration – An encyclopedia with a student friendly approach which addresses immigration history questions and topics such as: Where immigrants have come from and why; how they have adapted to their new homeland; how they have contributed to American culture and society; how government policies toward them have changed; and how American immigration history has fit into worldwide migration patterns.

Great Lives from History: Notorious Lives – With more than 600 biographies of notorious personages, from the merely controversial to the extremely negative, Notorious Lives provides all the details about numerous historical figures – from traitors and spies to outlaws and gunslingers and many more.

Great Lives from History: Inventors & Inventions - 409 essays covering 413 individual inventors (including 27 women) from all time, worldwide. The editors have included in this set those inventors recognized for shaping modern technology and the way we live today.

Salem Science
Designed to meet the needs of general readers and students Salem Science provides online access to The Solar System which covers topics relating to Earth science, astronomy, planetology and cosmology. Essays include a complete overview of the topic, as well as detailed information and facts about the topic, how the topic is investigated and applications of knowledge gained.  Special features include photos, a comprehensive glossary and web resources.