Databases Overview

The library offers a variety of resources to help you find the information you need. Many of our online databases are available from home. You can browse our databases either by subject or alphabetically.

For questions and other information about library policies please contact a reference librarian

Databases by Name

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Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

Ancestry Online

Genealogical resources on census data, family records, and local histories. Available only in the library.

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Career Transitions

Career Transitions provides materials to help individuals find the career they are looking for. It includes resume building tips, cover letters tips, interviews tips and simulations, as well as a location based job search.

Congressional Quarterly Researcher

Weekly reports on health issues, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

Contemporary Authors

Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

Corfacts

New Jersey Business to Business Directory Includes information on over 64,000 New Jersey businesses. Can be used to create mailing labels and contact lists.

Country Watch

Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

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Encyclopaedia Britannica

Full-text articles and information on a variety of topics.

ERIC

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

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Franklin Township Newspaper Archive

Searchable, full-text local newspapers including the Record (1948-1958), Franklin News (1954-1958), and The Franklin New-Record (1958-1978). An additional searchable database of newspapers that includes issues of The Franklin Focus is available while visiting the library.

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Gale Directory Library

Online access to the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

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Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

Scholarly full-text journals covering nursing and other allied health professions.

Heritage Quest Online

Resources for census data, family records, and local histories.

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Infobase Publishing

Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

Informe

Revistas en Español (Magazines and Journals in Spanish)

Informe Academio

Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general. Abarca temas tan variados como política, historia, economía, humanidades, ciencias de la salud, filosofía, literatura, ciencia, tecnología y más. INFORME incluye publicaciones de 14 países así como los periódicos más importantes de la región. This collection provides multidisciplinary Latin American scientific, academic, and general interest materials. It covers topics as varied as politics, history, economics, humanities, health sciences, philosophy, literature, science, technology and more. INFORME includes publications from 14 countries as well as their most important regional newspapers.

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Job and Career Accelerator

Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

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Kids Search

Designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

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Learning Express Library 2.0 (Old)

This site will go offline on June 30, 2014. If you wish to continue with Learning Express please make an account with the link below. The Learning Express Library 2.0 website can be accessed until June 30, 2014. New users should start with the Learning Express Library 3.0 website below.

Learning Express Library 3.0 (New)

Starting June 30, 2014 Learning Express 2.0 users must create a new account in order to continue using Learning Express.Learning Express provides free online practice tests and test preparation for Franklin Township Library users. To use this service you must register online for a password using your library card number. When Learning Express asks you for a User Name please enter your 14-digit library card number as your User Name.

Legal Information Resource Center

Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

Literary Reference Center

Contains information on authors and their works. Materials include biographical information, a list of the authors and critical works on the author and his/her writings.

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Mango Languages Online

Online language learning site includes: Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and others. Also includes a limited selection of ESL programs including English for Spanish speakers and English for Polish speakers.

Marshall Cavendish Online

A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

Masterfile Elite

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Comprehensive information on stocks, mutual funds, and industries.

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Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, and provides more than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database includes nearly 700,000 television and radio transcripts

NovelList

Novelist is an ideal way to discover new authors or find an author whose style matches your own personal taste. Special search features give the reader the ability to find a book by describing the plot, locating a series name, or reviewing suggested reading lists. Lists of titles are grouped by content and age group in order to find the best fit for your reading preference and level.

NovelList K-8

Like Novelist but directed towards readers from Kindergarten through the 8th grade.

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Oxford African American Studies

Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

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Points of View

Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

PriceIt

Search this database of over 23 million auction records for descriptions and pricing for antiques and collectibles.

Proquest Historical New York Times

Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

PubMed

Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

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ReferenceUSA

Information about business, healthcare providers, and people. ReferenceUSA is funded by the NJ State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative

Refrencia Latina

Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

Regional Business News

Full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

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Salem Health

A full-text searchable version of Magill's Medical Guide. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the Password.

Salem History

Contains electronic versions of print books by Salem Press including the Milestone Documents series, The Decades series, and Great Lives from History. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the password.

Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus, a kid friendly database, provides fun and educational information on a variety of content including animals, health, history, sports, and science. Additional features include links to pictures, and an innovative visual search platform that groups results together using both colors and shapes.

Small Business Reference Center

This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Student Research Center

Information and resources directed for students in Middle or High School.

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Teacher Reference Center

Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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Databases by Subject

  • Infobase Publishing

    Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

    Marshall Cavendish Online

    A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

    Oxford African American Studies

    Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

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  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    Contemporary Authors

    Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

    Literary Reference Center

    Contains information on authors and their works. Materials include biographical information, a list of the authors and critical works on the author and his/her writings.

    Masterfile Elite

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    NovelList

    Novelist is an ideal way to discover new authors or find an author whose style matches your own personal taste. Special search features give the reader the ability to find a book by describing the plot, locating a series name, or reviewing suggested reading lists. Lists of titles are grouped by content and age group in order to find the best fit for your reading preference and level.

    NovelList K-8

    Like Novelist but directed towards readers from Kindergarten through the 8th grade.

    Salem Health

    A full-text searchable version of Magill's Medical Guide. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the Password.

    Salem History

    Contains electronic versions of print books by Salem Press including the Milestone Documents series, The Decades series, and Great Lives from History. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the password.

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  • Corfacts

    New Jersey Business to Business Directory Includes information on over 64,000 New Jersey businesses. Can be used to create mailing labels and contact lists.

    Morningstar Investment Research Center

    Comprehensive information on stocks, mutual funds, and industries.

    ReferenceUSA

    Information about business, healthcare providers, and people. ReferenceUSA is funded by the NJ State Library and the New Jersey Knowledge Initiative

    Regional Business News

    Full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications.

    Small Business Reference Center

    This database offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

    Value Line

    Investment and market research. Username: franklintown Password: ftpl

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  • Career Transitions

    Career Transitions provides materials to help individuals find the career they are looking for. It includes resume building tips, cover letters tips, interviews tips and simulations, as well as a location based job search.

    ERIC

    ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

    Job and Career Accelerator

    Create resumes and cover letters, learn interviewing techniques, and prepare for related exams. Access millions of job listings.

    Learning Express Library 2.0 (Old)

    This site will go offline on June 30, 2014. If you wish to continue with Learning Express please make an account with the link below. The Learning Express Library 2.0 website can be accessed until June 30, 2014. New users should start with the Learning Express Library 3.0 website below.

    Learning Express Library 3.0 (New)

    Starting June 30, 2014 Learning Express 2.0 users must create a new account in order to continue using Learning Express.Learning Express provides free online practice tests and test preparation for Franklin Township Library users. To use this service you must register online for a password using your library card number. When Learning Express asks you for a User Name please enter your 14-digit library card number as your User Name.

    Mango Languages Online

    Online language learning site includes: Spanish, French, Italian, Russian and others. Also includes a limited selection of ESL programs including English for Spanish speakers and English for Polish speakers.

    Teacher Reference Center

    Provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

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  • Ancestry Online

    Genealogical resources on census data, family records, and local histories. Available only in the library.

    Heritage Quest Online

    Resources for census data, family records, and local histories.

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  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    America the Beautiful

    America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

    Congressional Quarterly Researcher

    Weekly reports on health issues, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

    Country Watch

    Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica

    Full-text articles and information on a variety of topics.

    Gale Directory Library

    Online access to the Gale Encyclopedia of Associations and the Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

    Infobase Publishing

    Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

    Informe

    Revistas en Español (Magazines and Journals in Spanish)

    Informe Academio

    Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general. Abarca temas tan variados como política, historia, economía, humanidades, ciencias de la salud, filosofía, literatura, ciencia, tecnología y más. INFORME incluye publicaciones de 14 países así como los periódicos más importantes de la región. This collection provides multidisciplinary Latin American scientific, academic, and general interest materials. It covers topics as varied as politics, history, economics, humanities, health sciences, philosophy, literature, science, technology and more. INFORME includes publications from 14 countries as well as their most important regional newspapers.

    Kids Search

    Designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

    Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

    LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

    Marshall Cavendish Online

    A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

    Masterfile Elite

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    Points of View

    Points of View Reference Center contains a balance of materials from all viewpoints, including more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Each of the main essays includes links to related full-text articles hand-picked by the editor.

    PriceIt

    Search this database of over 23 million auction records for descriptions and pricing for antiques and collectibles.

    Refrencia Latina

    Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

    Searchasaurus

    Searchasaurus, a kid friendly database, provides fun and educational information on a variety of content including animals, health, history, sports, and science. Additional features include links to pictures, and an innovative visual search platform that groups results together using both colors and shapes.

    Student Research Center

    Information and resources directed for students in Middle or High School.

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  • Congressional Quarterly Researcher

    Weekly reports on health issues, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

    Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition

    Scholarly full-text journals covering nursing and other allied health professions.

    PubMed

    Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

    Salem Health

    A full-text searchable version of Magill's Medical Guide. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the Password.

Top
  • America the Beautiful

    America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

    Contemporary Authors

    Provides complete biographical and bibliographical information and references on more than 120,000 U.S. and international authors.

    Infobase Publishing

    Full-text versions of books published by Facts on File.

    Marshall Cavendish Online

    A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

    Oxford African American Studies

    Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

    Proquest Historical New York Times

    Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

    Salem History

    Contains electronic versions of print books by Salem Press including the Milestone Documents series, The Decades series, and Great Lives from History. To access click on 'Remote Access' and enter ftpl as the password.

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  • America the Beautiful

    America the Beautiful provides demographic, statistical, and cultural information on all 50 states.

    Country Watch

    Full-text database provides economic, demographical, cultural, and environmental information on countries.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library

    A full-text searchable database of e-books from a variety of different subjects. An online reference library.

    Marshall Cavendish Online

    A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

    Oxford African American Studies

    Over 7,500 articles, including primary source documents, images, maps, charts and tables, and more.

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  • Legal Information Resource Center

    Providing exclusive online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center contains hundreds of full-text publications and thousands of legal forms, with more content being added on a regular basis.

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  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    Masterfile Elite

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

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  • Franklin Township Newspaper Archive

    Searchable, full-text local newspapers including the Record (1948-1958), Franklin News (1954-1958), and The Franklin New-Record (1958-1978). An additional searchable database of newspapers that includes issues of The Franklin Focus is available while visiting the library.

    Newspaper Source Plus

    Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 700 full-text newspapers, and provides more than 31 million full-text articles. In addition, the database includes nearly 700,000 television and radio transcripts

    Proquest Historical New York Times

    Full-text of the New York Times from 1851 through present day with a 4 year delay.

Top
  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    Congressional Quarterly Researcher

    Weekly reports on health issues, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy.

    GreenFILE

    GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and local/national governments, and what can be done at each level to minimize these effects.

    Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

    LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

    Marshall Cavendish Online

    A digital collection of reference works featuring remote access and the same high-quality, well-illustrated, authoritative, accurate, and in-depth content Marshall Cavendish is known for. Features information on the sciences, history, and the humanities.

    Masterfile Elite

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    PubMed

    Provided by the National Library of Medicine the PubMed database allows for the searching of citations from thousands of medical journals. Full-text articles not available. To inquire about obtaining a specific article speak to a Reference Librarian.

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  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for 8,025 publications, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

    Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts

    LISTA indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.

    Masterfile Elite

    Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost. Provided by the New Jersey State Library

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  • Informe

    Revistas en Español (Magazines and Journals in Spanish)

    Informe Academio

    Esta colección multidisciplinaria provee material iberoamericano confiable de carácter académico, científico y de interés general. Abarca temas tan variados como política, historia, economía, humanidades, ciencias de la salud, filosofía, literatura, ciencia, tecnología y más. INFORME incluye publicaciones de 14 países así como los periódicos más importantes de la región. This collection provides multidisciplinary Latin American scientific, academic, and general interest materials. It covers topics as varied as politics, history, economics, humanities, health sciences, philosophy, literature, science, technology and more. INFORME includes publications from 14 countries as well as their most important regional newspapers.

    Refrencia Latina

    Referencia Latina, a comprehensive Spanish-language database, offers content from a variety of sources including 49,000 encyclopedia entries.

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