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Biography In Context

Biography In Context

Combines more than 600,000 biographies on people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes full-text articles from nearly 300 periodicals.

DMV Practice Tests

DMV Practice Tests

KHCPL has partnered with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free DMV practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials, and is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility on driving practice tests.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Provides full-text access to hundreds of multi-disciplinary reference titles including the American Decades series, Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, Encyclopedia of Religion, Encyclopedia of World Biography, Novels for Students, Shakespeare for Students, and West’s Encyclopedia of American Law, among many more. PDFs can be downloaded to e-readers.

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INSPIRE

INSPIRE

INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. INSPIRE is a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents within the state. INSPIRE includes magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, library catalogs, and more.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including English.

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MAS Ultra High School Edition

MAS Ultra High School Edition

Contains full-text for nearly 80 popular high school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexile limiter). Full text is also available for biographies, primary source documents, pamphlets, reference books, and an Image Collection of photos, maps, and flags is featured, as well.

Scholastic GO!

Scholastic GO!

Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on a wide variety of subjects, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource.

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Science In Context

Contains thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations. The latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over two hundred magazines and academic journals and links to quality websites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.

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ScienceFlix

Offers a mobile-ready interactive science resource perfectly designed for the next generation interested in science, technology, and engineering. With an emphasis on the latest STEM thinking and the newest science standards, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through a variety of media, including reference articles, videos, hands-on projects, interactive media and more! ScienceFlix also supports educators by supplementing curricula learning with dozens of units spanning key areas of study, and provides lesson plans, quizzes, rubrics, projects and experiments, and more.

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Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education Reference Center

Provides in-depth information on scholarships, financial aid and available grants for thousands of colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada; dozens of college entrance practice exams including GMAT, SAT, LSAT; civil service and licensing practice tests for State Trooper, Real Estate, Postal Clerk and Carrier and more; career guidance via occupational assessments, resumé building techniques, and job interview tips. It also includes a career assessment, a resumé builder and the Virtual Career Library.

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United States Presidents

United States Presidents

Provides research and biographical information about the US Presidents. With keyword searching, primary sources, leveled text and glossaries, this database is perfect for young researchers and history buffs.

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World biography

World biography

Offers 10,000 dictionary-style biographies of famous people from around the world, with over 2,000 illustrations.

World Book Online

World Book Online

Features the entire World Book Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and local and country research guides. There are thousands of complete eBooks and primary source documents. The eBooks include full-text English-language versions in the areas of fiction and nonfiction, as well as books in other languages. Primary sources include official documents, letters, books, speeches, articles, records, interviews, and images from the time period a user is researching.

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

Focuses on the geographical, political, social, economic, and cultural forces in our globalized world. It contains almost 200 overviews of countries around the world, plus more than 500 maps, including political and topographical by country and world region, along with more than 1,700 biographies of important political and cultural figures.

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World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Features nearly 6,600 primary and secondary sources, and 1,200 biographies of important figures such as Alexander the Great, Confucius, William the Conqueror, and Eleanor of Aquitaine.

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World Religions: Belief, Culture, Controversy

World Religions: Belief, Culture, Controversy

Provides a virtual textbook that covers religion across the globe, featuring more than 50 religion overviews, covering such topics as agnosticism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Shinto. It contains thousands of primary sources, including images, video, and documents.

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