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  • Format: Full text, Text+Graphics, Multimedia
  • Media: Electronic/Online
  • Coverage Dates: 1981-Current
  • Sources Covered: 2,000+

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Comprehensive coverage meets a wide range of research and curricular demands--supporting business, education, general interest, health, language arts, sciences, social sciences, and many other subject areas. Every magazine, journal, newspaper, book, and transcript is provided in 100 percent full text, saving valuable search time and reducing the frustration of abstract-only results. Plus, the variety of multimedia content supplements and enhances text-only information.

Find quality information from eight different media types:

Magazines. Provide more than 1600 full-text titles from general interest to scholarly publications. Popular titles include Fortune, National Geographic, Newsweek, Time, and U.S.News & World Report.

Newspapers. Track trends and follow current events with more than 230 full-text titles; national and international titles including USA TODAY, the Washington Post, the Christian Science Monitor, the Boston Globe, and the Financial Times/London, along with newswires such as AP Online, AP Spanish Online, and numerous BBC Monitoring wires that offer continuous coverage of breaking news from eight regions of the world.

Books. Place information and topics in context using more than 190 full-text reference books such as Compton’s Encyclopedia by Britannica, Britannica Spanish Encyclopedia, American Heritage Dictionary (4th ed.), The World Almanac and Book of Facts, and The World Almanac for Kids, along with numerous Dorling Kindersley and Hutchinson subject reference works for students.

Maps. Find over 3,000 topological, historical, thematic, and interactive maps from sources like Maps.com and MapQuest.com.

Pictures. Explore more than 1,500,000 photos and images, both current and historical, of art and architecture, animals and plants, people and places, and more.

TV and Radio Transcripts. Get the final word on broadcast programs with over 500,000 transcripts from popular TV and radio programs like CBS Evening News, CNN, National Public Radio, and Fox News.

Audio/Video. Use more than 20,000 streaming audio and video files to bring events and processes to life. Clips include historical footage, current news programs, animations of how things work, and more.

Weblinks. Search the web more effectively using more than 90,000 editor-screened and selected websites indexed by topic.

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