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Homework Central by ProQuest

Homework Central provides one-click access to research databases such as ProQuest Research Companion, SIRS Discovery, SIRS Issue Researcher, eLibrary, ProQuest unified, and CultureGrams.  These databases provide premium content related to key curricular standards, full-text and historical newspapers and magazines, and multimedia resources to help students and teachers complete assignments, find information, and develop literacy skills. 

Use your Library card number to access from anywhere. 

School and Educators Complete eBook Central by ProQuest

ProQuest Schools and Educators Complete eBook Central offers a foundational base of more than 12,900 downloadable ebooks for K-12 students and teachers that are available anytime and anywhere.  Books can be downloaded or read online and are available in multiple languages such as Spanish and both simplified and traditional Chinese. 

Key topics for students include history, art, science, music, math, computers, literature, writing, religion, and fiction.

CultureGrams from ProQuest

CultureGrams® is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. CultureGrams provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

ProQuest eLibrary Reference Database

Proquest eLibrary is a multidisciplinary database designed for students and educators at high schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and obscure research topics. The content, which is all full text, includes books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos.

Subject coverage includes:

Tumblebook Library

An online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music, and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

New York Times

Complimentary access to the New York Times online. Register with your email address and password and enjoy all the New York Times digital content--including free access to the New York Times app. Access at the library on your own device while connected to the Library's wi-fi, or use one of our public computers. 

When away from the library, use the home link to activate a code for free access for 24 hours. You can click the link below for a new code every 24 hours.  

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