General Reference

Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

Senior High Core Collection

This collection is a selective list of fiction and non-fiction titlesrecommended by collection development specialistsfor high school students (grades 9 through 12), along with review sources and other professional aids for librarians and school media specialists. Senior High Core Collection contains entries at 3 recommendation levels encompassing a wide variety of topics for youth, ranging from material on Native Americans and rainforest ecology to health issues.

Nonbook Materials Core Collection

Reflecting the changing landscape of library resources, Nonbook Materials Core Collection covers a range of audiobooks, book reviews, games, periodicals, sound recordings, video recordings, websites and other electronic resources for guidance in building and maintaining your library's collection in these areas. By streamlining the fragmented world of non-book materials and making recommended titles easy to find, this essential resource ensures that patrons have the best possible research and entertainment tools available to them.

Literary Reference Center Plus

Literary Reference Center Plus contains everything in Literary Reference Center, as well as the following additional resources: Over 1,200 additional full-text literary reference books/works, including titles with a focus on plays/drama, poetry, religious literature, childrens literature, Hispanic literature, and other areas Over 190 additional full-text literary journals & magazines, including titles with a focus on multicultural studies, folklore, Latin American literature, and historical literature 35 volumes of new Contemporary Literature titles from Salem Press relating to Fan

Library Literature & Information Science

A unique working and teaching tool created by librarians for librarians. Reflecting the latest trends in a rapidly evolving field, this database indexes English and foreign-language periodicals, selected state journals, conference proceedings, pamphlets, books, and library school theses, plus over 300 books per year. This invaluable resource delivers full text articles cover to cover from over a hundred select publications. PDF page images of the full text articles bring researchers charts, graphs, photos, and other valuable graphical information.

Credo Instruct

(Formerly InfoLit Modules)

Today’s college students arrive on campus without well-honed foundational skills like information literacy and critical thinking. Creating high-quality, standards-driven instructional materials to cultivate these skills requires extensive time, staff, and technical expertise. Instruct offers a solution to this growing problem, providing tools for libraries to conduct formalized ACRL and AAC&U-aligned instruction, both in-person and online.

CQ Researcher

CQ Researcher offers weekly, single-topic, digital reports researched and written by experienced journalists. These reports provide students and faculty with the perfect first step in research and discovery on timely social, political and policy topics. An online subscription lets you search the past 10 years’ worth of issues plus receive 44 new reports each year.

Credo Online Reference Service

Credo Online Reference Service enhances the research experience through authoritative reference content and a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all trusted library resources. The user-friendly interface is ideal for students starting their research, or learning about the research process during information literacy instruction. With more than 700 searchable, full-text titles from 100+ publishers, Credo covers every major subject.