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Find historical and contemporary biographies from around the world. 
Britannica Academic
Britannica® Academic delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the venerable Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate...
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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images,...
California Digital Newspaper Collection
The California Digital Newspaper Collection contains over 400,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922, including the first California newspaper, the...
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Calisphere is the University of California's free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political...
Escolar
A Spanish-language resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish
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Full-text magazine & newspaper articles for middle school homework.
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Magazine articles, biographies and images on a variety of topics, for students in grades K-8. Library card and pin required when outside the library.
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Patrons may use any image included on ImageQuest™ for personal non-commercial (not for...
Online Archive of California
The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 200 contributing institutions including libraries,...