General Reference

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Ebsco General Resource Page
Access all of the library’s available databases via the Ebsco Resource Portal.

Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)
Provides full text for more than 3600 journals covering the social sciences, humanities, general science, multi-cultural studies, education, and much more. This database is updated on a daily basis.

Flipster (Ebsco)
Online magazine subscriptions.

MasterFILE Premier (Ebsco)
Provides full-text magazines, reference books and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Explora (Ebsco)
A current, up-to-date digital encyclopedia hosted by Ebsco. Access recent articles regarding current events, influential people, and more. All articles are accurately sourced, perfect for that end of term paper.

Newspaper Source (Ebsco)
Provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national, international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks. 

Explora For Students (Ebsco)
Designed for Secondary School Students (Grades 5-12)
A full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration. To Access: From the Ebsco General Resource Page, click on “Explora for Students”.

Digital Newspapers & Online Collections
Digital Public Library of America
Library of Congress Collections
Portsmouth Collection
Rye Historical Society