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Science & Technology

Science & Technology Resources

Access Science

Access Science

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Full access McGraw Hill’s Encyclopedia of Science, plus Schaum’s Outlines and research updates in all areas of science and technology.

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American Physical Society

American Physical Society

Use at Home? Yes

Description: The American Physical Society (APS) is the world’s second largest organization of physicists and publishes more than a dozen scientific journals, including the prestigious Physical Review and Physical Review

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Gale In Context Science

Gale In Context: Science

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.

 

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EBSCO Learning Express Library

Learning Express – Computer Skills Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Learn computer and internet basics as well as more about many popular software programs from Microsoft and Adobe.

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LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com Content

LinkedIn Learning

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

 

Our library code is “scpld” (all lowercase).

 

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Gale Presents National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month embargo), 200 National Geographic Kids books, and 500 kid-friendly and downloadable images.

 

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Gale Presents National Geographic Virtual Library

National Geographic Virtual Library

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains National Geographic magazine 1888-Current, National Geographic Traveler magazine 2010-Current, as well as hundreds of videos, maps, atlases, and other downloadable images.

 

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O'Reilly

O’Reilly for Public Libraries

Use at Home? Yes

Description: On-demand access to a vast collection of titles (including O’Reilly books in early release), videos, case studies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 other computer science and technology publishers.

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Statewide Illinois Library Catalog

OAIster

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Millions of digital resources including books, audio files, images, movies and datasets and texts.

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Science Online

Science Online

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments.

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

 

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ScienceFlix

ScienceFlix

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Highly-engaging, interactive, curriculum-driven digital resource with reading levels for students in grades 4 through 9. Includes videos, experiments and information on careers in science.

 

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Today's Science

Today’s Science

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Updated weekly and containing thousands of links to a 15-year back-file, Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science that students learn in the classroom and the discoveries pushing the boundaries of science today.

The Conversations With Scientists feature also includes great information on what working as a scientific researcher looks like, and what inspired them to enter their field, making it great inspiration for those considering working in a STEM field.

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