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Books in Print

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Books in Print - Search for currently published and forthcoming books and audiobooks, with summaries and professional reviews.

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JSTOR

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JSTOR - Search for articles in academic journals, images, letters, and primary sources.

Provides access to more than 12 million digitized scholarly journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 different disciplines.

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Literature Criticism Online

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Literature Criticism Online - Commentary and analysis of prominent authors and literary works, compiled from three major reference tools: Contemporary Literary Criticism; Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism; and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism.

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MagillOnLiterature Plus

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MagillOnLiterature Plus - Plot summaries, author biographies, character studies, and editorially reviewed critical analyses of the most studied literary works.

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Niche Academy

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Learn how to access digital media on Hoopla, Libby (OverDrive) and Kanopy. There are also tutorials for Consumer Reports, Tutor.com, Ancestry.com and many more online resources.

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Nonfiction Book Collection for High School Students

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Research database containing informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books including high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics, and more.

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Novelist Plus

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Novelist Plus contains reviews of both fiction and nonfiction, plot summaries, book discussion guides, and recommendations.

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Storyline Online

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Storyline Online - Children’s books read aloud by Screen Actors Guild Members

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TumbleBooks

TumbleBook Library: e-books for kids

TumbleBooks are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. Access this service with your Ferguson Library card.

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WorldCat

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WorldCat - Search the collections of libraries from around the U.S. and the world for books, periodicals, sound recordings, and much more.

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