ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today with unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom.
Powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors combines both browseable menus and visual search technology to guide readers from every level of reading proficiency to books that match their interests.
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Brainfuse includes practice tests and lessons for college entrance exams including the SAT and ACT as well ASVAB and common nursing exams.
Authoritative automotive repair covers the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years.
Laws that are enacted and enforced by the City of Johnston.
Enjoy access to thousands of unbiased reviews of products and services.
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If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learning.org has a number of video tutorials to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain confidence.
Foundation Directory Online is a research tool to help nonprofits find the grantmakers most likely to fund their projects. This tool includes grantmaker profiles that provide a powerful summary overview of the funder's work along with all the pertinent details fundraisers need to find and approach great prospects
The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.
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Johnston High School yearbook collection including a handful of Beaconites.
Every newspaper in the database is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy to quickly explore historical content. Use the archive to gain a local perspective on historical news, to research your family history, or to simply read about a person or event of interest. This archive contains the Johnston Advance, Johnston News, Johnston Northern Polk County News, Johnston Press Citizen, Northern Polk County News, West Des Moines Express, and Western Express.
Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.
Lynda.com offers thousands of tutorial videos—basic to advanced—for learning business, software, technology, and creative skills.
NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as author read-alikes, book discussion guides, book talks, and feature articles.
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NoveList is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 120,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles.
*Accessing Novelist with your JCSD student ID? Login here. Use your student ID as your username and password.
An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs
Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
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