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This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles, featuring high quality abstracts and indexing of over 750 periodicals as far back as 1983, over half of which are peer-reviewed. Full text of articles from over 180 journals as far back as 1997, covering subjects including Acoustics, Aeronautics, Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Communication & Information Technology, Computer Databases & Software, Biomedical Materials, Energy Resources & Research, Fire Prevention,Food Industry, Geology, Machinery, Oceanography, Petroleum & Gas, Physics, Robotics, Space Science.

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Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

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This database features full text, plus the graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of scientific information. A full range of topics are covered, including anthropology, astronomy, biology, computers, earth sciences, medicine and health. Other media such as graphs, charts, diagrams, and high resolution photos and illustrations are included.

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Freely accessible research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond. Comprised of scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.

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LearningExpress Library provides an interactive online collection of practice tests and tutorial courses to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Tests include: GED Prep, College Prep including SAT and ACT, Grad School Entrance, Military, Nursing, Real Estate, Law Enforcement, US Citizenship, Civil Service and much more. Use the Job & Career Accelerator™ for comprehensive job searching.

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Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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This database is a source of automotive OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) information. ALLDATA provides diagnostic and repair information from vehicle manufacturers.

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OASIS
OASIS is a national education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of adults age 50 and older through lifelong learning and service.
SeniorNet.org
SeniorNet's mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
Braingle
With over 20,000 brain teasers, riddles, logic problems, quizzes and mind puzzles, Braingle has the largest collection anywhere on the internet. Daily exercises and tips for improving memory, creativity, vocabulary and stress management.
SharpBrains.com
SharpBrains is an independent market research firm and think tank covering the emerging brain fitness market.