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H. W. Wilson databases cover a wide variety of subject areas including art, education, engineering, humanities, social sciences and more. With editorial content provided by both EBSCO and Grey House Publishing, H. W. Wilson maintains a high standard of quality, both online and in print. The combination of Grey House Publishing and EBSCO resources will continue to provide librarians with the content delivery options and choices professional librarians want today.

HW Wilson – Biography Reference Bank Select Edition

The perfect option for libraries that want a full-text biographical resource, Biography Reference Bank Select Edition provides comprehensive coverage of people in the news and history-makers, along with images and an improved, user-friendly interface.

  • Covers over 236,000 individuals
  • More than 36,000 images
  • Database grows by 1,000 or more profiles a year
  • Content from a wide variety of high quality Wilson resources: Current Biography, World Authors series, Junior Authors & Illustrators series, Nobel Prize Winners series
  • Includes entries from the acclaimed references Facts About Presidents and Speeches of the American Presidents
  • Features profiles licensed from other respected reference publishers
  • Links to full text articles and book reviews in the thousands of periodicals covered by other Wilson databases
  • Search by name, profession, gender, ethnicity, birth/death date, titles of works, and keyword
  • Daily updates provide up-to-the-minute coverage of newsmakers
  • Auto-complete functionality for the Profession/Activity and Place of Origin fields. Enter the first few letters of the word you are looking for and WilsonWeb will suggest possible professions and/or places

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HW Wilson – Core Collection Products

  • Nonbook Materials Core Collection
  • Graphic Novels Core Collection
  • Children's Core Collection
  • Public Library Core Collection: Nonfiction
  • Public Library Core Collection: Fiction
  • Senior High School Core Collection
  • Middle & Junior High School Core Collection

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HW Wilson – Art Museum Image Gallery

A rich digital resource of art images, rights-cleared for educational use. The Art Museum Image Gallery is a digital resource of art images and related multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world.

  • Over 155,000 superior quality images with a full bibliographic record. Many include curatorial text, provenance data, detail or multiple views for many images, and related multimedia where available.
  • Essential for programs in art history, studio art, and design.
  • You can find works and artists you know, and make unanticipated discoveries.
  • Illustrate papers, lectures, assignments, and password-protected websites with high-resolution images.
  • Enriches research in multicultural studies, area studies, archaeology, classics, history, religion, cultural studies, literature, and related subject areas.
  • Distinguished international museum sources ensure a high level of visual quality and impressive selection of images.
  • Presents a broad range of time and place—spans artistic creation from 3000 B.C. to the present, with art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples.
  • Superb coverage of contemporary and modern artists.
  • Daily updates provide up-to-the-minute coverage of newsmakers
  • Coverage of both fine and decorative art: painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, photographs, textiles, costumes, jewelry, ceramics, furniture, glass, books and manuscripts, archaeological finds, and more.
  • Supports theater department and community theater research on set design, period costumes, and period furniture.
  • Provides unprecedented access to museum collections for research, education, and enjoyment.

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HW Wilson – Current Issues: Reference Shelf Plus

Building on the convenience and accessibility of the popular Reference Shelf Plus print series, Current Issues: Reference Shelf Plus presents a carefully-selected articles from key publications in social, scientific, health, political, and global issues, brought together to make a well-rounded overview. This is an easy-to-use, accessible, "information hub" offering library users balanced examinations of current issues. The database now covers over 100 topics, with more than 20 new topics added annually. It's a perfect complement to Reference Shelf print subscriptions.

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HW Wilson – Current Issues in Health

Created to meet the educational and research needs of your patrons—as well as vocational students preparing for careers in health care—Current Issues: Health focuses on a wide range of health topics with articles selected by H.W. Wilson editors to offer a thorough and balanced overview.

From eating disorders to food safety, from alternative medicine to cloning, from euthanasia to travel and health, here's where consumers can turn for information to enrich their understanding of issues at the leading edge of health and medicine.

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