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databasesLibrary databases are online collections of information, organized for research. Databases contain articles, eBooks, images, maps, primary sources and more. Start your research with these general databases, available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library Card.

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Academic Search Premier Full-text articles on popular culture, computer sciences, engineering, physics, arts and more.
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CQ Researcher In-depth analysis of topics in the news ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science and technology. Covers all sides of the issues. 
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Explora Middle School Find information from magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of topics . Includes videos, primary sources, images and biographies.

Explora High School Look up topic overviews, magazine and academic journal articles, facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.

Gale eBooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) Encyclopedias about the arts, biography, country studies, history, law, literature, religion, science, and social science. Video Tutorial

Statista Statista is an easy-to-use portal that integrates statistics and reports from thousands of sources on topics related to business, media, public policy, health, technology, and many others. The numerous infographics can be exported or downloaded for use in reports and presentations.

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