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A good starting point for your research and reading needs is
Britannica Online is a great source for information.

Or you can go directly to one of the many Gale resources below...

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Search all of the Gale cross-searchable databases at once. Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. 
An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more.

An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs.

Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.
Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.

Biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on writers from all time periods and from around the world.
Includes more than 150,000 full-text poems, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. 

Provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. Entries include concise essays, citations, and biographical information that places the author and their works in personal and historical context.

Devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. 

Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.
Timely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more.

Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.
Medicine-focused magazines, journals, newspapers, definitions, directories, videos, & reference information.
Features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.

Journal and references cover child development, best practices and more.
The premier source for peer reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.

Fun, substantive content takes kids 6-14 on adventures in science, nature, culture and space.

Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.
Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general interest topics. 

Check out some additional resources below, from OER (open educational resources) to sources of
Creative Commons images (safe to use for your school projects), to online photo editing sites
and much more...

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