Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Daily Record Collection | Remote Access with WCPL Library Card

Includes two options: Daily Record E-Edition from 2018 - present and Daily Record text only from 1999 - present.

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EBSCOhost Databases

EBSCOhost Databases

Search thousands of magazines, academic journals, newspapers, reference books, photos and maps on millions of topics. Click on Choose Databases to add or remove databases from your search.

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Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint . Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Professional (Educational) Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a specialized collection of nearly 550 high-quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Contains more than 200 educational reports, a professional development collection and the most comprehensive collection of full-text education journals in the world.

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Science Reference Center

Topics covered in Science Reference Center include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. By providing a wide range of topics, Science Reference Center satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards. Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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