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Academic OneFile

Search full-text peer reviewed journals from 1980-present

America’s News Magazines

Research topics and current events from The Atlantic, Education Week, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian and more

Biography

Over 1 million historical & current biographies

Britannica School Edition

Students in Elementary, Middle or High School can search for articles, images, primary source documents and videos on a broad range of subjects

Diversity Studies Collection

Search 150 journals on cultural differences from 1980-present

Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits)

K-5 students can search books, magazines & newspapers

Explora

Students can search magazines, encyclopedias, images and maps

General Science Collection

Search 300 publications on physics, mathematics, technology & scientific issues

Learning Express Library

Includes SAT, GRE, TASC practice exams and career guidance for students and adults

Literature Resource Center

Literary criticism, reviews & biographical information on 130,000 writers worldwide

Live Homework Help

Tutor.com – Service available from 9am – 10pm Weekdays and 2pm – 10pm Weekends. Spanish Speaking assistance available

Middle School

Search magazines, newspapers, videos, primary sources and more

Novelist Plus K-8

Grade school fiction & non-fiction reader’s advisory service with reviews & what to read next

Opposing Viewpoints

Current event overviews & opinions

Salem History

Search for information on American history from the 50s, 60s, & 70s including full text historical documents from 1763 – 2003

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Salem Literature

Critical Insights on Austen, Dickens, Hemingway, Twain and more

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Science

Search earth science, space, technology, life science, mathematics and biographical resources

Tutor.com

Live one-on-one homework help from 2pm – 10pm daily in English and Spanish. Over 40 subjects covered including math, science and English plus ACT & SAT prep. Provides assistance with resumes, cover letters and interview techniques. Your Username is your library card number. Made possible by the Friends of the Library
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U.S. History

Search scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, books & videos for events and issues in American history.

Virtual Reference Library-Ebooks

Search the full text of popular reference e-books

World History

Search primary documents, articles, maps & books for historical events and topics.