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UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

Legal Forms

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GALE Legal Forms logoOur Legal Forms database provides thousands of Ohio forms that include Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

You will find forms on Adoptions, Bankruptcy, Real Estate, Contracts, Power of Attorney and many others. The forms are provided by U.S. Legal Forms Inc., the nation's leading legal forms publisher. Check it out, along with UAPL's other valuable  resources related to Law and Government.

Please note: Users should consult an attorney for serious legal matters.

Statistical Abstract of the United States 2013

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Logo Proquest Statistical Abstract USA 2013​The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country and you will find it behind nearly every reference desk in U.S. libraries.

It is the authoritative go-to source for statistics on the social political and economic conditions in the United States. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book (“How much corn is grown in Iowa?”) and a guide to statistical sources (“What organization has the most authoritative data on foreclosures?”).

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is now available online through the UAPL's newest subscription. Please check it out along with our other premium resources.

Gale's Opposing Viewpoints in Context

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Gale LogoGale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest issues from the Local Food Movement to Wall Street, Health Care to Immigration. Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context can help you analyze and organize a broad variety of data for research, school assignments, or debates with your friends. This database contains more than 14,000 pro/con essays, 5 million articles, 6,000 statistical tables, and thousands of podcasts, just to name a few sections of its vast content. It also has over 700 reference titles from Gale and other publishers. New reference content is added on an ongoing basis, and new full-text periodical and newspaper content is added every day. Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is one the best all-around resources we have.

Gale Encyclopedia of Everyday Law

Includes information on common legal issues, from civil rights to real estate, providing historical background, important statutes and cases, profiles of U.S. laws and regulations, and details of how these laws and regulations vary from state to state.

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Encyclopedia of the American Constitution

Features comprehensive coverage of all aspects of constitutional law, including judicial decisions, congressional laws, executive orders and other public acts that have impacted the legal structure of the United States.

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