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CQ Researcher

Search for in-depth discussions of current events & "hot" issues in the news, ranging from social & teen issues to environment, health, education & science & technology. Call 540-869-9000 ext. 203 for login information.

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EBSCO Host eBooks

Access research materials including eBooks, journals, MasterFile database, and other digital material. Go to 'Choose Databases' to select from the following eBook collections: High School, K-8, History, and Cricket Media. Set up an account at any library location.

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EBSCO Master File

The most comprehensive and valuable collection of full-text general interest resources, including returns from periodicals, newspapers and books. This authoritative general information database is the best place to start your research project.

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Explora High School (9-12)

Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches across the various resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness: grades 9-12.

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Explora Middle School (6-8)

Ebsco’s Explora is a user-friendly interface, designed to meet the unique needs of its users. Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Explora searches across the various resources, including Newspaper Source, with variance for age appropriateness:grades 6-8.

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Find It Virginia 0-4

Find It Virginia 0-4

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia High School

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia K-5

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Find It Virginia Middle School

Find It Virginia is a carefully curated selection of authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content (both text and audio) for Virginians of all ages. Look for Master File and Read It!

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Gale in Context: Elementary

Gale In Context: Elementary give children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. It also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement and enhance instruction

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Hoopla

Hoopla is a web and mobile library media streaming platform that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone, even your TV.  With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.  Because there is no waiting, there are no holds needed for materials.  You cam borrow up to 3 items per month with each library card. 

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InfoPlease

Infoplease is a reference and learning site, combining the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs loaded with facts.

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Learning Express

Learning Express

Organized into targeted learning centers, this e-resource supports those looking to improve core academic skills, pass the GED®, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen and much more.

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Mango Language

Mango Languages

An online language learning tool that offers courses in Spanish, Polish, English, Mandarin, and more.

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Niche Academy

Niche Academy is a digital literacy and skill building resource offering instructional videos on many common digital library tools.

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Novelist K-8

NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. With a fun and intuitive interface, and extensive proprietary content, NoveList K-8 Plus will help you integrate reading across the curriculum and support your young readers.

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Read It!

Research while practicing reading skills with Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects. Read It!™ is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

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Rocket Languages

Perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students. Has 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language.

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Scholastic Go

It's for everybody! Elementary, middle, & high school students, adults, teachers & educators. See videos & photographs, read descriptions, get lesson plans about other lands & peoples.

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