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Serials Solutions

Provides a reference tool to determine which full-text electronic serials are available through the AVL licensed databases. Use Serials Solutions to reduce search time when looking for a specific electronic journal and to find and use AVL resources that may be overlooked. Serials Solutions will help you to know what electronic journals are available in the AVL databases.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. Students will be riveted by the colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide, as they gather information on a wide range of topics. Read more »

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Points of View Reference Center

Provides students and schools with a series of controversial essays and presents multiple sides of the issue.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Oxford Reference Online Premium

Brings together language and subject reference works from one of the world's biggest reference publishers into a single cross-searchable resource.The Core Collection contains over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Read more »

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books. Read more »

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

LitFinder (Literature Resources from Gale)

LitFinder is a clearinghouse for poetry, short stories, essays, plays, and speeches since 1976.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Literature Resources from Gale

A search environment, designed specifically for literature research, that searches several Gale Literature databases (Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, Dictionary of Literary Biography, LitFinder, Merriam Webster Encyclopedia of Literature, Scribner Writer's Series, and Twayne's Authors) at the same time.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no

InfoTrac Student Edition

Designed to help students complete school assignments and find general information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. The database offers full text articles from 325 magazines, newspapers, and reference books most often selected by libraries for this age group.

Part of AVL?: 
yes
Library card required?: 
no
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