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eLibrary® Curriculum Edition—the ultimate easy-to-use curriculum and reference resource—delivers one of the largest 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™. Powered by our MediaSeek knowledge base of educational standards, educators can even search for resources that correlate to state and national standards, including Common Core State Standards.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition users find the answers they need from more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, reference books, and transcripts—plus more than 7 million pictures, maps, weblinks, and audio/video clips. Titles include:The Economist, History Today, Jet, The Lancet, Library Journal, Newsweek, Science, Time, Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents and The World & I. Additional new content sources and features help to create a powerful curriculum support tool for English Language Arts, Social Studies, and more:

  • ProQuest Learning: Literature offers a comprehensive integrated literary reference resource for original full-text works, author biographies, literary criticism, and more.
  • History Study Center delivers thousands of primary and secondary sources covering ancient to modern U.S. and world history.

Using natural language or Boolean search, students can type a question, phrase, or keyword. Students can also search or browse by topic, reference desk, or publication; sort their results by relevance, date, file size, Lexile/reading level, publication, or source; create marked lists; or view, print, or email any document in one easy step.

Educators and librarians can use our state and national standards search to locate standards-aligned articles and other resources, which saves teachers time in the lesson planning process, and ensures that library resources are correlated directly to learning benchmarks.

Additional features in eLibrary Curriculum Edition make research easier:

  • Research Topic pages—Review the best (and most visually attractive) content, curated by editors, on more that 7,500 of the most popular search queries. A great starting point to learn the context behind the topic before exploring the article results.
  • Timeline tools, slideshow-makers, and personalization features, including inline notetaking, available through the MyeLibrary functionality promote responsible use of digital content and research collaboration; and help strengthen alignment to Common Core State Standards requirements.
  • Standards search—Find eLibrary resources linked directly to state and national standards for learning.
  • Topic search—Narrow queries by selecting a topic, then conducting a keyword search related to the topic. Saves time and increases result relevancy.
  • Reference search—Query a subset of reference works including encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, and almanacs that help users find basic subject information, definitions, biographies, timelines, and more.
  • Highlight & lookup—Locate definitions and related information in a single click by highlighting a word or phrase, then selecting the appropriate search type.
  • Local administration—Adapt eLibrary CE to your school's needs. Add local library holdings, configure media types, block articles/publications, customize search screens, and more.

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  • Content Type: Blogs Podcasts and Websites, Books, Encyclopedias and Reference Works, Government and Official Publications, Magazines, Maps, Newspapers, Other Sources, Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Wire Feeds, Video and Audio

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