Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
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Gale Courses

Access to hundreds of highly interactive FREE online courses taught by college instructors and other experts in the field. Courses cover everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming to sign language, grant writing to GED preparation, and much more. Courses generally run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Transparent Language Online

With courses in 110+ languages, Transparent Language Online provides an effective and engaging experience for language learners looking to build their vocabulary, practice their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills, and maintain what they learn.

Includes KidSpeak, a fun, age-appropriate online language course designed for children ages 6 and up with more than 40 activities, puzzles, and songs to guide young learners through the basics.

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World Book in French

A French-language (Canadian) version of World Book Encyclopedia written for younger readers who are native French speakers and older students and adults for whom French is a second language. Provides access to articles, a dictionary, images, maps, activities, sounds, videos, and more. Integrated with World Book Kids and bilingual features allow users to switch between French and English content. 

Rédigée à l’intention de lecteurs plus jeunes dont le français est la langue maternelle, ainsi que d’élèves plus âgés et d’adultes pour qui le français est une langue seconde. Offre un accès à des milliers d’articles d’encyclopédie, d’unités lexicales, de photos, d’illustrations et de cartes.

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World Book in Spanish for Adults (Banco De Contenidos AulaPlaneta)

A Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL program participants. Contains articles, images, videos, animations, sounds and interactive media. 

Acceda esta enciclopedia completamente en Español llena de artículos, imágenes, mapas, videos y más hecha exclusivamente para los hablantes nativos de Español, estudiantes bilingües y participantes de ESL/ELL.

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World Book in Spanish for Kids (Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos)

Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Contains articles, videos, compare-and-contrast features, images, a dictionary, and more. Integrated with World Book Kids and bilingual features allow users to switch between Spanish and English content. Some features require Flashplayer.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos ofrece artículos en Español, medios de comunicación y sitios web para estudiantes de Español.

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