Biology: Pox and Pestilence

RhinoCat

The Library's RhinoCAT is an automated catalog of books, DVDs, and other library materials. RhinoCAT is available from any browser at http://taft.bywatersolutions.com. It is also accessible from your TaftNet homepage. A keyword search using a broad term will yield the most hits.

Encyclopedias and Reference Books/eBooks

Search large collections of ebooks simultaneously: Gale Virtual Reference Library, Infobase ebooks, Salem History, and Salem Health

Also: Also: Encyclopedia Britannica Online, the complete EB, plus authoritative websites and full-text journal access

Taft Online Subscriptions

  • Academic Search Complete (Ebsco) Full text access to thousands of journals in all disciplines
  • Classroom Video on Demand Provides access to thousands of full-length videos and clips on core-curriculum topics
  • Daily Life through History Explore aspects of everyday life in different historical eras through thousands of primary sources and information from over 100 books from Greenwood Press and ABC-Clio.
  • Global Issues in Context News, perspectives, video, reference, country information, primary source documents, and statistics on issues of global importance
  • Health and Wellness Resource Center Up-to-date reference material as well as full-text magazines, journals, and pamphlets from a wide variety of authoritative medical sources.
  • JSTOR Extensive backfiles of full-text scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences, many dating back to the 19th century. Also contains a 19th century British pamphlet collection and ebook content.
  • Modern World History Online Overview essays, biographies, events and topics, primary source documents, timelines, maps and charts, images and videos from the mid-15th century to the present.
  • Science in Context Topic overviews, experiments, biographies, and links to quality websites, as well as coverage of the latest scientific developments in over 200 magazines and academic journals
  • SIRS Knowledge Source General reference database containing thousands of full-text articles and other resources, including U. S. government documents. Also includes a pro/con issues database.
  • Today's Science Designed to connect the classroom to real world discoveries, explaining important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology
  • U.S. History in Context Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, periodicals, maps and multimedia
  • World History in Context Comprehensive collection of reference sources, primary documents, periodicals, maps and multimedia

Websites

See Finding Primary Sources for hints on how to locate quality websites.

Created 11/14