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SUBJECT TITLE

Biography

- Biography In Context

- Notable Sports Figures

Business

- Small Business Resource Center Database

- Business Plans Database

- Demographics Now

- Reference USA

- Agricultural Collection

- Business and Economics

- Encyclopedia of American Industries

- Morningstar Investment Research Center

Career and College

- Career and Education Practice Tests

- NEW Learning Express Test & Career Preparation (v 3.0)

- Job Search Resources

Community Information

- Directory of Community Services for Cecil County

- Maryland Community Services Locator

Cooking

- Cooking Collection

Current Events and Issues

- Issues and Controversies

- World News Digest

DIY

- Auto Repair Reference Center
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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

- Home Improvement Collection

- Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture

- Vintage Small Engine Repair Reference Center

Education

- Educator's Reference Complete

- ERIC - Education Resources Information Center

- Explora Educator's Edition

Fast Facts

- Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia

Genealogy

- Heritage Quest

Health

- Health and Wellness Resource Center

- Nursing and Allied Health Database

- Consumer Best Buy Reports--Drugs

- Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health

- MedLinePlus

History

- U.S. History in Context

- World History in Context

- Eras of American History, Colonial to Modern Day

- History of American Wars Collection

- Renaissance and Reformation Reference Library

- Western Maryland History Online

- World News Digest

Homework Help

- Student Resource in Context

- Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia

- Kids InfoBits

- Explora Primary Schools

- Explora Secondary Schools

Investing

- Morningstar Investment Research Center

Legal Help

- Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)

- Maryland's Peoples Law Library

- Maryland Law Code and Rules of Procedure

Literature

- Encyclopedia of Mythology

- Literature Criticism and Author Information

Magazines, Journals & Newspapers

- Magazine & Journal Articles (includes Consumer Reports)

- Educator's Reference Complete

- Kids InfoBits

- Newspapers

- Student Resource in Context

- Explora Primary Schools

- Explora Secondary Schools

- Explora Educator's Edition

- Explora Public Libraries

- Zinio (free online magazines through the library)

Practice Tests

- CCPL's Test Prep and Scholarships Resources

- NEW Learning Express Test & Career Preparation (v 3.0)

- Testing and Education Reference Center

- Maryland MVA Online Driver Tutorial

- MVA Practice Tests

Reading Recommendations

- Books and Authors

- Bookmate, our personalized recommendation service

Religion

- Encyclopedia of Religion

- Encyclopedia of Religious Practices

- Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Science/Math

- Science Reference Center

- Alternative Energy

- Chemical Elements

- Encyclopedia of Biomes

- Environmental Encyclopedia

- Grizmek's Animal Life

- How Everyday Products are Made

- Real-Life Math

- Today's Science

Travel

- Travel Collection