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American FactFinder: US Census Data
The U.S. Census Bureau is the leading source of statistical information about the nation’s people, places, and economy, providing snapshots of the nation’s population size and growth, and detailed portraits of the changing characteristics of our communities. FactFinder census and ACS (American Community Survey) data can be downloaded in a tabular format. An excellent tool to help teachers and students learn and apply statistics.
Digital Maine Library
The Digital Maine Library provides every resident of Maine with access to online resources that include a collection of full text articles and abstracts from magazines, newspapers, journals and reference. It also provides students, business people, public library patrons, and higher education students and educators the ability to use online learning tools.Thousands of magazines, newspapers, and reference books are available anywhere in the State.
Gale Power Search
Unsure of where to start your research? Start by searching this database, which provides access to over 37,000 books, magazines, journals, and newspapers. This database is a great place to start research on any topic.
Gender Studies offers full-text access to periodicals and professional publications relating to gender identity and expression. This database is especially helpful to students and professionals working in healthcare, policy, and community organizing.
Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR) offers access to information on all things environmental. Find news by country and explore case studies on environmental technology and its impact on health and energy consumption.
Health and Wellness Resource Center
Provides a thorough overview of health-related topics, including diagnoses, treatments, and drugs. Find newspaper, magazine, and academic articles, as well as encyclopedia entries and videos.
Health Reference Center Academic
This database is for students and professionals who are looking for current research in the world of medicine. It offers reports and articles from trade magazines and academic journals.
Learning Express – Career Preparation
Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Prep Center and begin your path to a bright future. Prepare for an entrance exam, occupation exam, join the military or become an officer, prepare for the WorkKeys® Assessments and the TOEIC®.
Maine News Index
The Maine News Index (MNI) is a collection of abstracts that cover substantive Maine- or Portland-related articles published in local newspapers and magazines. MNI Online covers articles published from 1992 on. For the period 1945-1992, please consult the card file index in the Portland Room. Indexed periodicals include Down East, Mainebiz, Island Journal, Portland Monthly, and Casco Bay Weekly.
Each issue of each newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so researchers have access to not only top news stories but also the information contained on the various sections of the papers. The indexing covers not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, etc.
The National Library of Medicine manages MedlinePlus. This resource contains information about diseases, treatments, medication, and other wellness topics. Find up-to-date information and videos without medical jargon and in many languages.
Nursing and Allied Health Collection
This database for healthcare professionals and students contains full-text academic articles. Find the most recent information about the health, medicine, and medical technology topic of your choice.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an online resource covering today's hottest social issues - helps students research, analyze, and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection
This database provides access to magazines and journals covering physical therapy, sports medicine, and injury rehabilitation. It is a comprehensive resource for professionals and students.
This database provides access to articles about psychology, ranging from brain chemistry to treatment methods. It also offers access to Psychology Today and other popular psychology-focused magazines. It is helpful for students, academics, and psychology professionals.
Managed by the National Library of Medicine, PubMed offers access to almost 30 million citations, many providing links to full-text articles. Medical professionals and researchers consult this database, and it is regularly updated.