Virtual Reference Collection


Science, History, Animals,

Food, Countries, Leaders,

World Literature, Addiction,

Holidays, Biography

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Initiated October 2005

with funds donated by

The Rotary Club of Flowood, MS

and Wal-Mart of Forest, MS


These are full text electronic books with book covers, tables, pictures, graphics, table of contents, indexes, and citations.

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A large collection of journals, periodicals, newspapers, reference books, etc. May choose to search by subject, database, or by using these age appropriate portals (with dictionaries, encyclopedias, reference books, & journals). Includes citation builder.

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Translation is available in EBSCO products,

several languages possible.

Audio is also available, listen on computer or download as an MP3 file.

History Reference Center
MAGNOLIA and Learning Express Library
are partially funded by the Mississippi Legislature,
University & Public Libraries; and by the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) administered
by the Mississippi Library Commission (MLC) for the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
Literary Reference Center
Business Source Complete
World Book Web

Dictionary, encyclopedia, biography; maps, timelines, eBooks. Computer & web tutorials; current events, pathfinders, science projects; research tools, & citation builder.

Entries may be translated or listened to as text is read aloud.

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LearningExpress Library 3.0 

Practice for ACT, SAT, GED, and so much more.
Improve professional, also!
Consumer Health Complete
NoveList PLUS
A comprehensive readers' advisory solution for fiction lovers,
linked to the CMRLS catalog.
Mississippi Digital Library
Also available through MAGNOLIA.
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Salem Press Collection

Great Events from History

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The Middle Ages, Salem Press, 2004

Salem Press Collection

Great Lives from HISTORY

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The Ancient World, Salem Press, 2004

The Middle Ages, Salem Press, 2004

The Renaissance, Salem Press, 2005

The 17th Century, Salem Press, 2005

The 18th Century, Salem Press, 2006

The 19th Century, Salem Press, 2006

Salem Press reference books are also available through MAGNOLIA.


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Freegal Music
Free LEGAL Music,
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Rocket Languages

Learn 15 languages, including American Sign Language and ESL. 60 conversational lessons per language. Log on with Library Card Barcode number.

Links for FREE Online Books

A list of Internet links to

free online books for

download or reading online.

Historic documents, fiction,

nonfiction, and textbooks.

Auto Repair Reference Center
26,000 Domestic and Imported vehicles from 1945 to present, 70,000 technical service bulletins & recalls, wiring diagrams, factory drawings, step-by-step photos, specifications & maintenance schedules, and MORE!

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FREE Online Learning
Offers free online computer, math, and reading skill building. From Goodwill Community Foundation International.
Building Skills 4 Work  
Offers free online training and skill building using interactive lessons in real work situations.
Heritage Quest
Genealogy databases; includes census, books, Revolutionary War and Freedman's Bank records,
U. S. Serial Set, and PERSI.

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Fun & Homework
Links on Delicious
Links hand picked by CMRLS Library Staff for quick information needs and entertainment for young patrons, sorted by subject.
Web Resource Library
More links hand picked by CMRLS Library Staff sorted by Dewey Decimal Classification.
Quick Reference
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Calendar of Events
 Local/State/National News
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Titles found in Gale Virtual Reference Collection

Countries and Their Cultures, by Melvin Ember & Carol R. Ember

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook, by Mary Rose Bonk

Dictionary of American History, by Stanley I. Kutler

Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco: Learning about Addictive Behavior, by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture, by Solomon H. Katz & William Woys Weaver

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, by Bernhard Grzimek, Donna Olendorf, American Zoo and Aquarium Association

Historic Events for Students: The Great Depression, by Richard Clay Hanes & Sharon M. Hanes

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of World Holidays, by Robert H. Griffin & Ann H. Shurgin

Reference Guide to World Literature, by Sara Pendergast & Tom Pendergast

UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography, by Laura B. Tyle

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Dorling Kindersley Collection HISTORY SET

American Revolution, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Arms & Armor, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Castle, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Civil War, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Early Humans, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Explorer, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Knight, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Mythology, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

North American Indian, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Olympic Games, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Pirate, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Shipwreck, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Titanic, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Viking, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

World War I, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

World War II, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

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Dorling Kindersley Collection SCIENCE SET

Amphibian, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Arctic and Antarctic, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Astronomy, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Bird, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Butterfly, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Crystal & Gem, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Desert, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Dinosaur, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Fish, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Flying Machine, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Fossil, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Future, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Horse, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Human Body, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Hurricane, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Insect, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Invention, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Jungle, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Mammal, Dorling Kindersley, 2004

Ocean, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Plant, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Pond & River, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Reptile, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Rock & Mineral, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Seashore, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Shark, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Skeleton, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Space Exploration, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Tree, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Volcano, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Weather, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

Whale, Dorling Kindersley, 2007

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