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Agriculture

National Agriculture Library Digital Collections: Current and historic documents from the USDA.

NDSU Extension Service: Region-specific agricultural, gardening, and nutritional information.

Art

CAMIO: High resolution art images from museums around the world. Only available in schools and public libraries.

Auto

North Dakota Driver Education: Free practice tests for ND Department of Transportation's written examinations.

Books and Literature

Freading is no longer available to North Dakota public libraries through the State Library.

NoveList: Reading recommendation resource for all ages.

Business

Business Source Premier: Information and analysis from top management and marketing journals.

Continuing Education and Careers

TutorND: Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies, English, Spanish, and writing.

Universal Class: Online educational service that offers over 500 courses.

Genealogy

Ancestry Library Edition: Family history research tool with records from around the world. Only available in schools and public libraries.

General Research

Britannica Public Library Edition: Reliable reference content for kids and adults.

Explora Public Library: This new interface searches popular, academic, business, science, and health content.

WorldCat (FirstSearch): Catalog detailing items from over 10,000 libraries.

Health

Alt HealthWatch: Articles and reports on alternative, holistic, and integrated approaches to health care.

Consumer Health Complete: Basic medical information and diagrams for students and the general public.

Health Source: Full-text articles and abstracts for the academic medical community.

Language Learning

Rocket Languages is no longer available to North Dakota public libraries through the State Library.

Magazines and Newspapers

MasterFILE Premier: Full-text magazine articles covering general interest topics.

ProQuest News: Search newspaper articles from around the world, including the Bismarck Tribune and the Grand Forks Herald.

Zinio: Access and download issues of over 150 popular full-color magazines.

Music

Freegal Music is no longer available to North Dakota public libraries through the State Library.

Students

Academic Search Premier: Scholarly collection of journals selected for high school and college students.

Britannica Academic: Reliable reference content for high school and college students.

Britannica School: Reliable reference content for K-12 students.

eLibrary: A general collection of reference content for students from middle school to college.

Expanded Academic ASAP: Scholarly collection of journals selected for college students.

Explora Primary: Designed for young researchers (K-5), content includes full-text magazine and reference articles. It replaces Searchasaurus.

Explora Secondary: Designed for students in grades 6-12, reliable content covers the major academic areas. It replaces Kids Search and Student Research Center.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL): Browse and search a collection of 25 reference titles from various publishers.

General Science Collection: Learn about the latest developments in science and mathematics.

Kids InfoBits: Engaging resource for K-5 students, including premier content and magazines.

Points of View Reference Center: Presents the pros and cons of current issues.

Research in Context: Designed specifically for middle school students, it contains authoritative content covering the core subjects.

Science Reference Center: Explore scientific fields through subject encyclopedias, books, and periodicals.

Student Resources in Context: Reference, periodical, and multi-media content for high school and college.

TutorND: Free online tutoring in math, science, social studies, English, Spanish, and writing.

Teachers

Educator's Reference Complete: Academic journals, reports, and reference sources for most disciplines.

ERIC: Education Resources Information Center.

Explora Educator: Designed for teachers, this interfaces searches: ERIC, Teacher Reference Center, and the Professional Development Collection.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts: Reference information about topics in librarianship.

Professional Development Collection: Specialized collection of education journals and reports.


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