​​American and World History

  • ABC-CLIO - Databases - Collection of 10 databases covering history, geography, government & pop culture.
  • African-American History Online - In-depth information on the people, events & topics important to the study of African-American history.
  • Florida Memory Project - Archival resources from collections housed in the State Library & Archives of Florida that illuminate the state's history & culture
  • Military and Intelligence Database - Scholarly journals, magazines & reports covering all aspects of the past & current state of military affairs.
  • New York Times - Historical (1851 - 2006) - Searchable full text, full page & article-level images from the Historical New York Times. Coverage: 1851 – 2013.
  • Sources in U.S. History Online: The Civil War - Digital archive documents the Civil War through personal narratives, political speeches, sermons, regimental histories, photographs & more.
  • US History Collection - Full-text, balanced coverage of both current thoughts on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
  • War and Terrorism Collection - Coverage of history, social science & current events with insight into conflicts & their causes, impact & perception on a global scale.
  • World History Collection - Full-text, balanced coverage of events in world history & scholarly work being established in the field.

Books / Literature

  • Books & Authors - Information on books & authors, including read-alikes, award winners & librarians’ favorite lists.
  • Dramatic Learning - A collection of plays, skits & monologues for use in the classroom to build reading comprehension, improve fluency & internalize content.
  • Literature Resource Center - Biographical information, full-text literary criticism & reviews of writers in all disciplines & time periods from around the world.
  • LitFinder - Literary works & authors throughout history, including full-text poems, poetry citations, short stories, speeches & plays.
  • NoveList - Recommendations with reviews by title, author & series including fiction, nonfiction & read-alikes. Includes audio books & listen-alikes.

Career / Training

  • Career Transitions - Step-by-step, hands-on guidance to support job search activities including job-seeking & career exploration.
  • Driving Tests - FL DMV practice tests that are good for the permit test, driver’s license test.
  • Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - Career information on industry & professions articles, school planning resources, skills & career advice.
  • Testing & Education Reference Center - TERC - Information on colleges & universities, graduate & professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, scholarships / awards & practice tests.

Encyclopedia / General Reference

  • Discover by World Book - Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties.
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos - Beginner's Spanish language research tool with activities, search & browse, editorial & multi-media content. Bilingual.
  • General OneFile - Up-to-date, one-stop source for newspaper and journal articles, millions in full-text, on a wide range of topics.
  • General Reference Center Gold - General interest database drawing from newspapers, reference books, magazines & trade publications.
  • Informe (en Español) - Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otros. En Español.
  • InfoTrac Student Edition - Full-text articles from more than 130 publications relevant to high school curriculum & supporting high school student research.
  • Khan Academy - Practice exercises, instructional videos & a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace.
  • World Book - Online research tools & multimedia features based on the World Book Encyclopedia.

Languages / Culture

  • CultureGrams - Detailed country & geographical information for K-12 students with audio/visual links, maps, graphs & tables, images & recipes.
  • Mango Languages - Simple language-learning software teaches practical conversation in more than 70 languages.
  • World Folklore and Folklife - 1000s of folk & fairy tales, history of holidays, festivals, language, stories, proverbs, foodways & folk remedies.

Pop Culture / Current Events

  • Biography in Context - Profiles of famous people throughout history with links to images, articles, videos, audios & Internet sites.
  • Communication & Mass Media Collection - Current full-text information from journals covering the communications field, advertising, public relations, literature & linguistics.
  • Diversity Studies Collection - Full-text articles from journals covering American history, cultural differences, race, ethnicity & gender.
  • Fine Arts and Music Collection - Researchers looking for arts-related information will find a rich selection of material from magazines, journals & more.
  • Gender Studies Collection - Full-text journal articles covering gender studies, family & marital issues, health & other related topics.
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Curriculum-focused resource exploring today’s social issues from all perspectives.
  • Pop Culture Collection - Journal articles focused on popular interests, including music, film, television, advertising, sports, fashion, comic books & more.
  • Who's Who - Concise biographies of more than 1.4 million contemporary individuals in the United States and the world.

Science / Health and Wellness