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Current History OnlineJournal of Contemporary World Affairs. View titles, abstracts, and articles from current and previous issues.

CQ Researcher Online: CQ Researcher Plus Archive offers research on the issues that have shaped the nation for over 80 years. The CQ Researcher Plus Archive adds more than 3,000 reports, published between 1923 and 1990 to CQ Researcher Online. Each report in the Archive addresses the significance and legacy of the events and issues of its day.

Foreign Affairs MagazineForeign Affairs has been the leading forum for serious discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs. Dedicated to improving the understanding of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs through the free exchange of ideas.

Nature and Scientific American - including archives back to 1869

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Welcome to the Gardiner Learning Commons!

The purpose of this site is to collect (almost) all of the benefits and tools of the Learning Commons into one virtual place.

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Virtual Learning Commons

DATABASES ARE RELIABLE SOURCES OF PREVIOUSLY PRINTED INFORMATION AVAILABLE DIGITALLY.

THEY ARE NOT WEBSITES!

MOST WILL NOW SELF-AUTHENTICATE ON campus.

NEW!!! CREDO Complete Core Collection: 

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An online platform that combines reliable, citable reference content with your library's resources and helps you do faster, more effective research. Includes major reference works, multi-volume subject encyclopedias, field guides, scholarly handbooks, animations and countless other award-winning sources – spans across all disciplines. Also included are close to 2,000 short reference videos, more than 300,000 high-resolution art images, and nearly 200,000 additional images across all subject areas.
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Student Resources In Context GALE STUDENT RESOURCES IN CONTEXT: 

Multi-topic database that covers history, literature, science, social studies, and more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

Provided By NY State's NOVEL Databases:

(New!)Britannica High School

Britannica Escolar Secundaria - Spanish 

GALE - Includes Academic OneFile: Peer Reviewed Journals; Business Insights: EssentialsEducator's Reference CompleteEnvironmental Studies And Policies CollectionGeneral OneFileInfoTrac NewsstandNew York State Newspapers; And Opposing Viewpoints In ContextResearch In Context (Secondary Level General Periodicals),  Spanish: Informe Academico (New!)

PROQUEST - Christian Science Monitor, NY Daily News, NY Times, USA Today - With Archives. 

Directory of Open Access Journals - is an online directory that indexes and provides access to 10,000+ high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

Project Gutenberg over 40,000 free ebooks, available for download in many different formats

Pawling Free Library - ask for help!

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