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Resources with the Arkansas Traveler icon are made available through the Arkansas State Library. The Arkansas Traveler program is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Additional state funds are provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.
General reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for K-12 schools and libraries of all kinds, as well as two distinct subject-based collections: ProQuest® Learning: Literature and History Study Center™.This collection of periodical and digital media content, covering a wide range of subjects including business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other curriculum-specific subject areas.
Supports the study of earth, life, physical, medical, and applied sciences providing resources K-12 and up in magazines and journals, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, reference books, websites, images, and streaming audio/video.
A definitive and accurate record of Arkansas history, culture and geography. Maintained and updated by the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies.
Provides access to Gale eBooks owned by SPL.
Enjoy access to articles, blogs, videos, podcasts, real-time market data and more, including full access to International, Chinese and Spanish editions. NYTimes.com also includes 20,000 topic pages, which consolidate news, reference and archival information in an easy-to-use format that is a reliable alternative to Wikipedia.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers, including the Morning News of Northwest Arkansas (2004-2009), the Springdale Morning News (2009-2015), and the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (2006-current). Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.
This database serves as the central resource for researchers at all levels. Covering more than 160 subject areas, ProQuest Central is the largest aggregated database of periodical content. This award-winning online reference resource features a highly-respected, diversified mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
ProQuest Research Companion is ProQuest’s flagship information literacy product. It was built to help students do more effective scholarly research and to support educators as they teach the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information. More than 80 short videos are organized into nine Learning Modules that answer questions like “How do I choose a topic?” “Where do I find information?” and “How do I evaluate sources?” Different kinds of “pre” and “post” assessment questions make the viewing experience more interactive, while allowing educators to measure students’ learning and identify gaps in their understanding.
Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information. Includes primary sources and journal articles.
Value Line is a complete, multidimensional investment management solution that enables both new and experienced investors to make timely, better-informed decisions. It provides a wealth of in-depth financial information, intelligently presented both in print and online, plus objective research, insightful commentary, proven price projections, and advanced analytical tools.
A single link for all 11 Traveler World Book databases.
Combines a comprehensive and unique global collection of resources with easy-to-use searching for undergraduate and high school research and curricula.