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ABC-CLIO

ABC-CLIO is a publisher of reference, contemporary thought, and professional development content.  The database contains information on the US government, American, and World History, World Religion, modern issues like genocide, pop culture, and the American experience from African, Indian, and Latino perspective. Find information on geography and war.

Academic One File

Academic OneFile is a comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-use resource for serious academic research. Home to nearly 13,000 indexed journals, Academic One File is available 24/7 and effortlessly delivers quality content for faculty, students, scholars and other researchers.

Digital Sanborn Maps

The Library's collection in print format is bound in large, oversized books which can be cumbersome to use. Patrons are encouraged to use the Online or Microfilm formats as a way to gain easier access to map information. Library staff is always available for assistance with all three formats.

Come and review the Jacksonville Public Library's Digital Sanborn Maps collection.

Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S. contains detailed information concerning nonprofit American membership organizations of national scope in categories such as trade, business, and commercial; legal, governmental, public administration, and military; cultural; educational; veterans, hereditary, and patriotic; athletic and sports; fan clubs, and many more.

Florida Electronic Library

Search Magazines, Books, Newspapers and More in over a hundred databases from the Florida Electronic Library.  Narrow by subjects, grade levels or view the entire A-Z list. Read full-text articles from magazines such as Newsweek, Vogue, Wired, and more as well as newspapers such as USA Today, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.

LinkedIn Learning

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Learn relevant, professional skills on LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content. All you need is your library card and PIN to enjoy unlimited FREE access to 16,000+ on-demand courses in 7 language – all taught by passionate, expert instructors with real-world experience.

For customers using the LinkedIn Learning Mobile App please note that the Library ID (case sensitive) is:  jaxpubliclibrary.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO)

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCO) contains full text for thousands of general reference magazines and publications and covers a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.

MasterFILE Premier contains PDF backfiles* (as far back as 1975) for key publications including American Libraries, Foreign Affairs, History Today, Judaism, Library Journal, National Review, Saturday Evening Post and more.

* Science News is available in HTML back to 1975.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Sources in U.S. History Online: The Civil War

Sources in U.S. History Online: The Civil War is a digital archive documenting the war that transformed America, ending slavery and unifying the nation around the principles of freedom. The collection examines the war in all its complexity; its battles and campaigns, its political and religious aspects, the experiences of its leaders and common soldiers, the home front and the military campground, from its causes to its consequences. 

World Book Online

World Book is here to support teachers, librarians, students, parents, and kids with in-person and virtual learning. Our digital databases are designed for every stage of a student's educational journey and ideal for reinforcing knowledge and instruction with trustworthy activities, relevant content, assessments, and tutoring. World Book Online allows students the chance to access coursework and other educational materials anytime, anywhere - providing a platform to keep them engaged and eager to learn.

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