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Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of subject specific encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research including arts, biography, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, countries and cultures, science, and social studies.
 
 
 
Infobase eBooks
Over 150 non-fiction eBooks selected specifically to support classroom research. Allowing unlimited simultaneous users, more than one person at a time can access a specific title. Helpful tools include citation tools, full text search, and download.
 
 
 
FollettShelf eBooks Primarily a collection of fiction, these books can be viewed directly. You can also download the Follett Enlight Reader app to read books with a smartphone or tablet, or to read books offline.
 
 
 
 
Databases
 
Most Used, Most Recommended
 
Student Resources in Context Contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
 
 
 
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted.
 
 
science in context An engaging online resource providing contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Gale's authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content is merged with full-text magazine, academic journal, and news articles; experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. 
 
 
 
General: Many Subjects
 
Academic OneFile Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources, with extensive coverage of all academic disciplines. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times since 1995. Updated daily.
 
  
 
Expanded Academic ASAP From arts and the humanities to social sciences, science and technology, this database meets research needs across all academic disciplines. Access scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images!
 
 
 
General One File A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.
 
 
General Reference Center Gold A general interest database with articles from newspapers, reference books, and periodicals, many with full-text and images. Find the latest current events, popular culture, business and industry coverage, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.
 
 
InfoTrac Student Edition This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
 
 
World Book Encyclopedia The complete World Book encyclopedia plus multimedia, web links, periodicals, primary source documents and ebooks, timelines, citation builder, and saved research.
 
 
 
 
Art and Music
 
Fine Arts and Music With more than 100 full-text magazines and journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and RILM, this collection will provide your students with resources to support research in areas such as drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
 
 
  
Business
 
Business Insights: Essentials Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
 
 
 
 
Business File ASAP Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Access to a combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings with full text and images available.
  
 
Small Business Resource Center Search this database to learn how to start, finance or manage your small business. Resources include sample business plans, how to guides, articles and websites.
 
 
 
 
History
 
Michigan History With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, this collection provides a range of primary documents for the study of Michigan history.

 

 
U.S. History Collection This collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both current thought and events in U.S. History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
 
  
 
World History Collection This collection of journals provides balanced coverage of both the current thought and events in World History, as well as scholarly work being established in the field; useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher.
 
 
  
 Literature and Communication 
 
Books and Authors Books & Authors makes exploration of genre fiction and essential non-fiction fun! By leveraging our entire award-winning What Do I Read Next? collection, patrons and students alike can be sure that their next big read comes with a BIG recommendation.
 
 
Communication and Mass Media This collection provides current and accurate information from more than 100 journals focused on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered include: advertising and public relations, social media, literature and writing, linguistics, and many more.
 
 
InfoTrac Newsstand An innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. Finally, a one-stop source for the day's news and searchable archives.  You can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers, then select your own screen appearance, search options and results format.
 
Popular Magazines Popular Magazines includes more than 1,000 of the most searched magazines across our InfoTrac products. All the titles were selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons. This database is 100% full text and includes over 600 titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries".
 
 
 
Science, Medicine, and Health
 
Environmental Studies and Policy A collection of over 800 journals and 6 subject specific Delmar reference titles provide robust coverage of environmental issues and policies, including diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
 

General Science A collection of over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing researchers with the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.
 
 
 
 
Health and Wellness Resource Center Accurate, authoritative information on a full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative and complementary medical practices.
 
 
 
Health Reference Center Academic Multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources in InfoTrac's award-winning Health Reference Center. All in a single, easy-to-use database, the material contained in this database is intended for informational purposes only.
  
 
Medline Plus: Trusted Health Information Brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.

 
 
 
Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Relevant, authoritative content in this collection includes over 100 titles covering the fields of physical therapy and sports medicine. Covering a wide spectrum of information, researchers will have access to a diverse, but focused set of topics in the field, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research theses, and many more.
 
 
APS Physicis  
 
The APS journal collection of 11 leading peer-reviewed research journals includes Physical Review LettersPhysical Review XPhysical Review, and Reviews of Modern Physics.

 

Social Studies
 
Criminal Justice Whether studying to become a lawyer or law enforcement officer, paralegal, or for a career in Homeland Security, this collection rises to the challenge. Users will have access to 150 journals.
 
 
 
Diversity Studies Collection A must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community. This set includes more than 150 journals.
 
 
 
Gender Studies This collection of journals aims to provide balanced coverage of this significant aspect of our culture, covering such topics as gender studies, family and marital issues, health aspects, and many more.
 
 
 
LegalTrac Students, law school faculty and legal researchers will all find the legal publications they need in LegalTrac. LegalTrac provides indexing for more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals.  
 
 
Military and Intelligence Useful information in this collection is composed of content from over 400 journals, which covers all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. Key subjects covered include: socioeconomic effects of war, governmental policies, the structure of armed forces, and many more.
  
  
Pop Culture It's all around us and influences our lives every day. This collection provides useful information for any researcher in a social science, history, art or liberal arts course. This collection is made up of more than 100 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
 
 
 
Psychology This set explores what makes people "tick" from childhood to death. This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind develops -- and diminishes -- over time. Your library's users will have instant access to 200 subject-appropriate full-text periodicals.
 
 
Religion and Philosophy Why do some people believe in Heaven? Is it fear, hope, upbringing or blind faith? Users of this collection can research different religions, philosophies and how they impact our daily lives.
 
 
 
War and Terrorism A definitive periodical collection of hand selected titles for analysts, risk management professionals and students of military science, history, social science.
 
 
 
 
Technology and Information
 
Computer Database Use this database to find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.
 
 
 
Information Science and Library This collection, comprised of content from more than 100 leading industry journals, provides current and accurate information for this fast-moving field. Includes such topics as information infrastructure, data processing techniques, metadata architectures, and more.
 
 
Vocation, Trade, and Career
 
Chilton Car Repair Library The most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. 
 

 
Culinary Arts The Culinary Arts collection includes 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines. Coverage includes thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry information.
 
 
 
Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Current and relevant content from over 500 industry journals, providing coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism field. Focused specialized aspects of the industry includes cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, economic aspects of tourism, and more.
 
 
Home Improvement With this collection of nearly 100 home improvement focused titles, hobbyists and professional carpenters alike will immediately put their projects on a more solid foundation. Coverage includes such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more.
 

Vocation and Careers Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection. This collection provides content from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
 
 
 West Bloomfield Township Public Library
 
Additionally, the WB Public Library subscribes to a number of outstanding, subject-specific databases.  To access them, you'll need your WB library barcode number. 
 
Recommended databases for students include
  • Biography in Context 
  • Chemistry: Foundations and Applications
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Science in Context
  • U.S. History in Context
  • World History in Context 
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