September 23, 2017

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Nurture Budding Researchers with a User-Friendly Database from Gareth Stevens

Students looking to complete their very first research project will find the assistance they need with Report Builder.

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Reference Titles on the Presidents, Geography, & Science

These recent reference titles profile the presidents, offer a year-by-year look at science, and more.

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Cracking the Code with Rosen Digital | Reference Online

Rosen Digital’s interactive ebook collection provides information on Raspberry Pi, algorithms, Ruby, and more.

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5 Reference Titles for Armchair Travelers, Record Breakers, and More

Lonely Planet takes readers on a ride through 86 cities and Guinness World Records recaps all the latest weird and wacky pop culture trends.

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Today’s Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans by Nancy S. Lind, Erik T. Rankin, & Gardenia Harris | SLJ Review

LIND, Nancy S., Erik T. Rankin, & Gardenia Harris. Today’s Economic Issues: Democrats and Republicans. 387p. (Across the Aisle). bibliog. ebook available. index. glossary. websites. ABC-CLIO. Aug. 2016. Tr $97. ISBN 9781440839368.

Gr 9 Up –The second installment in a series that aims to help readers get a better sense of the political parties, this title focuses on economic issues. In a democracy, each party advocates for what it believes is best for the country and the people. However, […]

New Reference Works on Economics, Dogs, Vietnam, & More

This month’s reference reviews include a guide to dog breeds, a look at the Vietnam War’s role in pop culture, and more.

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ReferencePoint’s New Database Considers Both Sides of the Argument

With this informative new database from ReferencePoint, students will be able to carefully examine hot-button issues such as cyberbullying and legalizing marijuana.

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Discovery Education Makes E-Textbooks Easy | Reference Online

Looking to make the digital shift to e-textbooks? Discovery Education’s “Techbook” series is the perfect place to start.

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“Zoom” in on Animals and Biographies with Abdo | Reference Online

Looking for additional materials on animals and famous figures? Check out Abdo’s latest resource.

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Gale Kids InfoBits: A Reference Wonderland | Reference Online

Gale provides a trove of material for a wide variety of elementary-aged users.

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Take a Look in a Digital Book with Reading Rainbow Skybrary School | Reference Online

Elementary students—and their teachers and parents—are in for a treat with this wide array of digital titles.

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A Longtime Publisher Casts Its Print Content in a New Light | Reference Online

Kids Discover presents an online version of the material from its popular magazines, supplemented by strong visual and interactive features.

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Strong Bodies, Healthy Minds: Rosen Teen Health & Wellness | Reference Online

Whether seeking information for reports or for personal reasons, users will find a trove of material with Rosen Teen Health &Wellness.

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Better Learning Through Ebooks: Rosen Digital’s Spotlight on Science and Social Studies | Reference Reviews

Covering subjects such as the 13 colonies and the solar system, Rosen uses helpful features, including time lines, multimedia, and primary documents, to shine a “spotlight” on a variety of cornerstone topics.

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Gale’s Classrooms in Context (CLiC) | Reference Online

Gale’s CLiC (Classroom in Context) provides students with authoritative, up-to-date information that supports Common Core and national and state standards within a vetted, safe environment.

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Style and Substance: Cavendish Square Digital | Reference Online

Just as slick, informative, and engaging as ever, Cavendish Square Digital features a new addition (It’s My State) as well as some new updates you won’t want to miss.

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Guides to Nutrition, Math, and Careers | Reference Reviews

Whether you’re looking for guidance on math, advice on food, or advice on careers, this month’s reference titles have you covered.

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DK Mines Existing Content for a Promising New Resource | Reference Online

Information literacy for elementary school students continues to garner more attention nationwide, and DK, best known for its informative, engaging, and visually stunning nonfiction works, has taken up the charge with its newest creation, DK Findout!

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Step into Native American Research: PebbleGo Next | Reference Online

With a heavy focus on Native American history (future modules will incorporate other topics), PebbleGo Next is one database you and your patrons will want to look for.

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Best Databases: Watch science spring into action with these must-have resources

SLJ has reviewed all of the year’s databases in anticipation of our best of list. The results are in: a roster of dynamic and on-point databases that will more than meet 21st-century student needs.

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