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Jan 14, 2021
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by Linda Mork
Do you need quick, reliable, up-to-date information about the countries of our world? Check out Britannica's Compare Countries tool.
Dec 29, 2020
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by Beth Staats
The two Gale databases available in ELM, Gale in Context: Middle School and Gale in Context: High School, offer a search tool called Topic Finder. "This tool takes the titles, subjects, and approximately the first 100 words from a subset of your top results and feeds them into an algorithm. Keywords shown in the graphics are those found most often in the text with your search term." The results in the above image represent those terms found most often in the results for "space race."
Nov 19, 2020
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by Beth Staats
eLibrary Minnesota now includes access to Britannica Original Sources, a compilation of more than 420,000 primary source documents, complete books, and authentic images. Students, teachers, and parents have instant access to an online library full of the creations and discoveries of history's greatest minds as recorded in the authors' original words.
Nov 18, 2020
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by Linda Mork
Attention elementary school teachers and media specialists: Do you need resources for your online or hybrid students? Check out these ELM resources and join us for an upcoming webinar.
Nov 11, 2020
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by Linda Mork
November is Native American Heritage Month, a celebration of the many varied Native American cultures. Here are some resources available through eLibrary Minnesota.
Oct 19, 2020
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by Beth Staats
A new look is coming to Britannica School later this month. As one of the eLibrary Minnesota resources for K-12 research, Britannica is committed to preserving thousands of curated and curriculum-relevant articles, images, audio and video clips to meet every student at every reading level so that students can engage virtually and in-person.
Oct 6, 2020
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by Carla Pfahl
If you are looking for information specific to a company you can find company profiles of publicly traded companies in Business Source Premier. You can also find information about that company from the profile page. Here’s how to go about finding that information.
Sep 16, 2020
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by Beth Staats
Just yesterday, I attended an ACRL / Choice webinar, sponsored by ProQuest, titled Confronting Hard History: Using Primary Sources to Teach Slavery, Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter. Presented by Hasan Kwane Jeffries, PhD, an author and Associate Professor of History at Ohio State University. As I know the importance of primary sources from majoring in history and working with students on History Day projects, this webinar offered insight into using them to teach the hard stuff.
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