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Boston Globe, Encyclopedia Britannica, Gale Databases
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Offering a unique, interdisciplinary approach to U.S. and Global history and culture, Sharpe Online Reference (SOLR) explores the broad range of events, people, movements, and political, social, economic, and cultural issues that have shaped the nation and the world from earliest times to the present day.

New England Historic Genealogical Society(NEHGS) - Research
1272009_43539_2.pngThe Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.

1272009_43758_5.jpgScience Reference Center™ is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student's science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services. As the catalyst for a growing electronic government, helps citizens navigate through government red tape. At, you can apply for benefits online, contact a government agency, or use the Internet's most comprehensive search of government websites—all from one easy location.
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Milestone Documents -A new, primary source series
The Decades -Salem's critically acclaimed American history series
Great Lives from History -The definitive, worldwide biographical resource
Great Events from History - History, organized around significant events
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Salem Health: Cancer
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Magill's Literary Annuals
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Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues, Revised Edition
Forensic Science
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Drug information and news for consumers & healthcare professionals. Most popular, comprehensive and up-to-date drug information resource online. Fast, easy searching of over 24,000 approved medications.
 An annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world.
 What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family?

Last Updated: Thursday, Oct 15, 2015
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