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Middle Search Plus

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Middle Search Plus contains full text for nearly 150 popular, middle school magazines. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains Essential Documents in American History, and other important information resources such as an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags, 96,600 biographies, and 76,000 primary source documents. Full text backfiles date as far back as 1989, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as January of 1984.

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Pershing, Gwendolyn
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Children's Literature
  • Education
  • Library and Information Science

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Children's periodicals--Databases.