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Ebook information on various endangered species.
Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia
E-book articles about animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, and much more.
Gale Biography in Context
Biographies, including full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers.
Business & Company Resource Center is now Business Insights: Essentials
Companies, brands, rankings, and detailed company and industry news and information.
Business Plans Handbook
The set of E books presents sample plans taken from businesses in the manufacturing, retail and service industries which serve as examples of how to approach, structure and compose business plans.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment resource for researching companies, funds, financial portolios and more. LOGIN TIP: Library subscription allows for only one user at a time. Please try again later if your access is denied.
Ready Made Job Search Letters
E book provides tips on style, presentation, common mistakes to avoid and effective writing, including a wide selection of letters and emails that can be adapted for individual use.
The premier source of business and residential information for reference and research, including access to more than 20 million businesses and 222 million consumers.
To access ReferenceUSA please refer to the link on the carousel on the library's home page at http://www.cmvl.org or contact the library reference desk at 949/830-7100, ext. 5015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ultimate Job Search
E book contains skills and techniques for job hunting, including advice on networking, CVs, cover letters, interviews, aptitude and personality tests, offers, rejections and follow up letters.
Career and Job
An online career guidance center that walks users through the job-search process, including: 1) exploring new careers, 2) assessing interests, 3) identifying prospects, 4) the job hunt. This database is supported in whole by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.
Countries, States and Cultures
Countries and Their Cultures
E-book that defines and describes the many nations and cultures of the world.
Social Studies Fact Cards Online
Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, religion, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum
U-X-L Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
E-book resource provides detailed studies of tribes across the United States and Canada.
Ancestry Library Edition
(In-library use only) Provides information on more than two billion names including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records.
General Reference (Magazines, Newspapers, and Encyclopedias)
Gale Virtual Reference Library
A database of ebook encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics, including history, science, cultures of the world, and more.
General Reference Center Gold
Articles on a variety of current topics from newspapers, reference books, and magazines.
Grolier Online Passport
An online encyclopedia and reference featuring: The New Book of Knowledge, The New Book of Popular Science, and America the Beautiful.
The Rough Guide to Windows 7
E-book provides all the facts and essential information needed for buying, using and getting the most from Windows 7.
Health and Medical
Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders
E-book information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, treatments and therapies.
Gale Encyclopedia of Mental Health
E-book provides detailed information on mental disorders and conditions.
Genetic Disorders Sourcebook
E-book information on how genes work and facts about the most common genetic disorders, including those with environmental factors, such as cancer, diabetes, mental illness, obesity, and addiction.
American Civil War Reference Library
E-book offers comprehensive and wide ranging research options on the American Civil War era.
E-book documents and analyzes periods of contemporary American social history, decade by decade, including major events and timelines.
American Decades: 2000-2009
E-book covers everything from monumental events and groundbreaking individuals to the fascinating details of Americans' daily lives.
E-book that provides information on a variety of aspects of American history from early civilizations to 1899.
American Revolution Reference Library
E-book supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.
Americans at War: Society, Culture and the Homefront
This unique, four-volume e-book explains to students how mobilization for war and how wars themselves have altered the fabric of everyday life.
Ancient Civilizations Reference Library
E-book covers the ancient civilizations of Iraq, Egypt, India, China, Central America and other regions.
Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
E-book covers an extensive array of topics on ancient Greece and Rome.
Cold War Reference Library
Multi-volume e-book that covers the Cold War period between the Western powers and the Communist bloc--from the end of World War II through 1989.
Elizabethan World Reference Library
E-book reference covering the broad sweep of the culture of the Elizabethan era, from Elizabeth I's court to rural life and the New World.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
This three volume, broad based set surveys clothing, body adornment, and examines the origins of clothing, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress.
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation
This three volume e-book gives a comprehensive view of national history in the nation-forming period from 1754 -1829.
Encyclopedia of the Supreme Court of the United States
E-book focuses on the substance of American law, the processes that produce its legal principles, and the history of the Supreme Court, from its creation to the present.
Encyclopedia of U.S. History
The U·X·L Encyclopedia of U.S. History is an eight volume e book that introduces the history of the United States from pre Colonial America to the present day.
Gilded Age and Progressive Era Library
E-book focuses on the significant social and culture changes that occurred in the years 1878-1913.
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library
E-book reference covers the early 20th century failure of the U.S. economy and its gradual recovery.
History Reference Center
Electronic database with full text reference books and periodicals, including historical documents, biographies, photos, maps, and video.
Industrial Revolution Reference Library
E-book covers the ideas and social turmoil that marked this transition as well as the machines, manufacturing processes and energy sources that spurred it on.
Middle Ages Reference Library
Explore the Medieval world with this e-book reference, including full or excerpted texts from the era.
Middle East Conflict Reference Library
E-book provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the Middle East.
Roaring Twenties Reference Library
E-Book chronicles and illustrates a time of great social change in everything from fashion to music to politics.
Rourke's Complete History of Our Presidents Encyclopedia
Multi-volume e-book discusses the political lives and times of the U.S. presidents, their administrations, and the events which occurred during their tenures.
E-book includes entries covering key historical figures, significant events, and influential ideas from the European Renaissance.
World War I Reference Library
E-book provides a comprehensive coverage of the World War I period.
World War II Reference Library
E-book providing background and information on major topics about the World War II period.
Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills for over 20 different languages; and also included are English tutorials for those who are not native speakers.
Legal Information Reference Center
Exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, including more than 225 publications and thousands of legal forms.
Literature Resource Center
Up-to-date biographies, overviews, literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers from around the world.
Find information on hundreds of thousands of popular fiction titles. Discover author read-alikes, information on series, book lists, recommendations, book discussion guides, and more.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of World Mythology
E-book coverage of mythologies from around the world and throughout history.
This three volume e-book set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options.
Provides in-depth information on 112 known chemical elements, plus coverage of recently discovered elements 113 through 116 and 118.
Dinosaurs: A Visual Encyclopedia
E-book presents an illustrated look at dinosaurs, as well as prehistoric life forms that preceded them, life forms that arose after their demise, and the fossils that allow us to know about them.
Encyclopedia of Global Warming & Climate Change
E-book exploring major topics related to global warming and climate change-ranging geographically from the North Pole to the South Pole, and thematically from social effects to scientific causes.
Inventors and Inventions
E-book that covers inventors of the past and present. Explores the early life of each inventor, their education and professional life, and their contributions to society.
Science and Its Time
In this e-book, the histories of science, technology, and mathematics merge with the study of humanities and social science in this interdisciplinary reference work.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of Biomes
E-book offers detailed comparative essays on major biomes and their component ecosystems.
U-X-L Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters
E-book resource introduces students to the topic of weather and natural disasters.
Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context
Information on social issues, including: articles, topic overviews, statistics, links to websites, and more.
Master the ASVAB
E-book offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and three practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the ASVAB.
Master the CLEP
E-book offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the CLEP.
Master the GED
E-book provides practice exams with answers and explanations, and includes review of writing, reading, math, social studies, and science subject areas.
Master the GMAT
E-book provides an intensive review of every type of question on the GMAT, five practice tests and guidelines for writing essays and personal statements.
Master the NCLEX-PN
E-book offers test-taking tips, diagnostic tests, review, and two practice exams with answers and detailed explanations for all portions of the NCLEX-PN.
Master the SAT
E book offers test taking strategies, provides diagnostic tools, reviews key concepts, and includes five full length practice exams with answers and explanations.
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