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Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide

PebbleGo is an educational database for emergent readers covering four categories: animals, biographies, earth & space science, and social studies.

Points of View Reference Center provides essays that present multiple sides of a current, often controversial issue. Essays provide questions & materials for further thought & study and are accompanied by thousands of supporting articles from the world’s top political & societal publications.

Primary Search offers 70+ popular, elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned a Lexile number. Examples of publications include: Appleseeds, Boys’ Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, & Turtle.

Index of worldwide conference proceedings

Take a walk through history with every page of every issue of the Chicago Tribune from 1847 - 1986, including photographs, maps, editorials, advertisements, & obituaries.
Note: To view current issues of the Chicago Tribune, use ProQuest U.S. Major Dailies.

Search the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York TimesWashington PostLos Angeles TimesChicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal.
Access The Chicago Tribune exclusively, with coverage from 1986 – present.