Teacher Connection
Online Databases for Teachers and Students
Magazine and newspaper articles 

EBSCO Masterfile Elite
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Index of 3,100 periodicals; 1,200 full-text

E-Library Plus

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Full-text magazines, newspapers, radio & TV transcripts, maps, pictures

InfoTrac OneFile


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General interest and business periodicals, including many niche industry publications

Daily Newspapers


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Full-text articles; Hartford Courant, New York Times, Wall Street Journal  & others

Historical New York Times

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Full-text and image coverage from 1851-2002

Sirs Researcher

Full-text articles from 1,500 sources on business, economic, social, scientific, historic, political issues



Access Science

Online science encyclopedia

Britannica Online

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Encyclopedia with links to related Internet sites


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Information on 187 countries of the world and the 50 U.S. states including history, background facts, maps, social life and customs, religion, holidays and ethnic recipes

Grolier Encyclopedias

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Includes Encyclopedia Americana, Land & Peoples, World Atlas and more


      Special Databases


In-depth reports on current issues


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Not only for magazines and newspapers, ICONN offers access to  databases that cover history, biography, literature and much more including the Discovering Collection, History Resource Center, CT. History Online, Wilson Biography, Health & Wellness, and Heritage Quest census materials

Learning Express Library

Interactive practice exams: SAT, GED, GRE, GMAT and more

Literature Research Center


A comprehensive online literary site offering access to reference materials, critical and historical information on authors and their works


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Poem Finder, Story Finder and Essay Finder; includes full-text poems, stories and essays, plus some criticism

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