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ABC Mouse - Library Edition  

Especially for preschoolers from Age of Learning, Inc., read books, play games and engage in award winning educational activities with your child for FREE inside any Ocean County Library location. With 3500+ interactive puzzles, books and games, children can learn phonics, math, social studies, art, music and more!
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CultureGrams  

CultureGrams™ has something for students and travelers alike. Find statistics and descriptions of countries and U.S. states. Check out the photo gallery, maps, flags, national anthems, recipe collections and mini-biographies of a country’s famous people. To access from home, enter the term ocl for both the user-id and the password. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)  

Have a general question? "Look that up in your Funk and Wagnalls!" This encyclopedia provides extensive coverage on a variety of subjects, including images and biographies. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Kids Search (EBSCOhost)  

Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Middle Search Plus (EBSCOhost)  

Attention middle and junior high school students. Need some help with that homework? Here’s a great place to find some answers. This database has magazine articles, biographies and primary source documents for all your assignments and reports. There’s also a collection of photos, maps and flags. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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NoveList K-8 Plus  

Connect kids with books they'll love! NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles perfect for classroom use. Includes reading levels and Common Core connections.Provided by the New Jersey State Library with additional funding from Ocean County Library.
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Primary Search (EBSCOhost)  

Hey kids, this database was created just for you. Here’s a collection of over 70 popular magazines for elementary school students. It’s a great place to research your reports and find answers to those hard homework questions. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Student Research Center (EBSCOhost)  

Need homework help? This research tool is designed especially for students in grades 6-12. Students can search for magazine, newspaper and encyclopedia articles, biographies, country and state information, photographs, videos and more – all through one simple interface. Searches can be limited to a particular student’s reading level. Provided by the New Jersey State Library.
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Tumblebooks - animated picturebooks and more!  

TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books). There are also puzzles and games, children's classics in read-along format, and some titles in Spanish and French. The picture books are perfect for preschoolers and their parents but some materials are for ages up to 12. E-books for e-kids! This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Almanac for Kids Online  

Find Taylor Swift’s birthday, or the nickname of South Dakota, or watch a video of the top ten cleverest animals (including the skateboarding bulldog) here. Also find information from from history to science, reading, and famous people. Easy to use and filled with fun facts. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Book Discover  

Reference resources for students reading below grade level, visual learners, English language learners and adult literacy students are here in World Book Discover. This includes encyclopedia articles, a text-to-speech feature, life skills information, multimedia, tools for educators, special World Book explains videos and more This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Book Online for Kids  

World Book Online for Kids is a great online encyclopedia for elementary school students with easy-to-read articles, lots of pictures, and fun activities. Great teacher resources, too. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Book Online Info Finder  

Have a homework and research project? In intermediate school or an upper elementary grade? Start here. Online Info Finder has science projects, multimedia, encyclopedia articles, How to guides, an atlas, outline maps and more. Tools for Teachers and Homeschoolers, too. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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World Geography & Culture Online (Facts on File Online)  

See the earth differently through World Geography & Culture Online. It combines detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces, and states with up-to-date statistical and local information, which allows you to rank and compare states and countries in a variety of categories including population and income. This database is provided through funding from the Ocean County Library.


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America's News Magazines  

Save money on magazine subscriptions with online access to familiar news and entertainment magazines such as Newsweek, Money, Sports Illustrated, Parenting, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Essence, Popular Science, and more. This database is provided with funding from the Ocean County Library.
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Enciclopedia Estudiantil: World Book Online en Español  

Enciclopedia en Español.Gratis! De World Book Online Έsta base de datos le puede asistir en las tareas y reportes! Haga clic en el titulo para acceder datos en ciencias sociales, reportes biográficos y otros proyectos escolares. Ademas, contiene un diccionario. Para niños y jovenes de grados 4 – 12.Esta base de datos es proporcionada con financiación de la Biblioteca de Ocean County.
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World Book Online Package  

Not sure which of the different World Book online products is right for you? This is your gateway to all of them including World Book Online for Kids, Online Info Finder, Online Reference Center, World Book Discover and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos.



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