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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Vendor:
EBSCO
Producer:
EBSCO Information Services
Coverage:
1984-
Frequency of Updates:
Daily


Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full text for more than 50 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for over 80 magazines. Full text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets. Examples of publications covered in Primary Search include: Appleseeds, Boys' Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, Turtle, and many more. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags. Many full text titles are available in native (searchable) PDF, or scanned-in-color. Full text backfiles go as far back as 1989, while indexing and abstract backfiles go as far back as 1984.

Resource Advocate:
Pershing, Gwendolyn
SFX Source:
Yes
Federated Search:
No

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

Library of Congress Subjects:

Children's periodicals--Databases.