Helps library users of all backgrounds and skill levels locate the information they need. High school students gathering sources for an assignment, lifelong learners investigating their passions, and individuals looking for context around the events shaping the headlines will all find answers with this easy-to-use database.
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Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
Provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a range of subjects.
Meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface with age-appropriate and curriculum-related materials.
Mango is a fun and easy way to learn any of more than 70 languages, plus English courses in more than 20 languages.
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