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Virtual Library
Welcome to the Advanced Technology & Education Park's Virtual Library. Computers are available for student use in the Student Resource Center, located in the Administration building. Access is also available via wireless connectivity anywhere on campus.

NOTE: The use of campus computers or wireless services, require that you have read and comply with the District Computer Use Policy.

ATEP Virtual Library Links

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Reference Desk

Oxford English Dictionary
In addition to offering unparalleled access to the wealth of material contained in the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary and 3-volume Additions Series, online publication enables the ‘treasure-house’ of the English language to move with the times as never before.

Oxford Reference Online
Search Oxford Reference Online
Includes 100 well-known and trusted dictionaries and reference books from Oxford University Press, plus an Encyclopedia, all in a single cross-searchable web database.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online
Search the Encyclopedia Britannica Online along with Merriam-Webster Dictionary & Thesaurus. Also find WorldData and Notable Quotations.

Google Scholar
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.

The Internet Public Library
Includes links to reference web sites, on-line books, magazines and newspapers.
Start searching The Internet Public Library.

One Look Dictionaries
Search many on-line dictionaries at the same time. Also has links to many dictionaries and translators.
Start searching OneLook.

Know Play?
Provides searching of a large number of online reference sources such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, rhyming dictionaries, atlases, quotations, artists, and acronyms. Search KnowPlay?

U.S. Census Bureau
Population, housing, economic and geographic data from the United States Government. Includes access to online versions of Statistical Abstract of the United States and other statistical references.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

ERIC - Education Resources Information Center
ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).

Hoover's - A D&B Company
Basic reference information about many businesses, news stories about companies or industries. They charge for more in depth information.