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Online Encyclopedias, Magazines & More
Below is a list of our subscription databases. To access these from home, click on "Go to this resource" and enter your Highland Park Library card number, without spaces, when prompted.
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A social history resource; how others lived and live their lives, and how their lives shaped ours
Features a colorful, graphical search interface for elementary school students to find the answers they need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, and educator-approved websites.
Full-text newspapers, magazines, international newswires, maps, photographs, and television and radio transcripts.
Free online practice for standardized tests such as Common Core, GED, AP, ACT, SAT, LSAT, MCAT and more.
Magazines, reference books, and newspapers for information, book reviews, and research.
Search multiple sources simultaneously. The General Reference Center Gold, General Business File, Health Reference Center Academic, Opposing Viewpoints Reference Center, and the Virtual Reference Library are all included in this multiple search tool. Search them all together, or one at a time, and retrieve journal and magazine articles, reference book articles, and multimedia material.
The New York Times in its entirety from 1851 -2013. Full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. Advertisements and photos included.
Primary source information about important social issues. Explore issues from all perspectives with newspaper and magazine articles, essays, biographies, court case overviews, podcasts, and more.
An authoritative, digital library of information on American and world popular culture from the 1900s to the present. Browse by decade or search by item or event.
This compendium of information is an authoritative source for entertainment, reference, and learning needs.