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Introduction
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Databases

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AccessScience Authoritative and comprehensive, AccessScience provides students with an up-to-date, easy-to-use gateway to scientific knowledge, from basic introductory material to extended article entries and live journal citations in key scientific areas including biology, Earth and environmental sciences, chemistry, physics, and beyond.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library Instantly access reference eBooks on many subjects. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7!
Reference eBooks

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L 'Encyclopédie Découvertes World Book's content translated into French. Written at a reading level appropriate for young native speakers and readers of French, as well as adults for whom French is a second language.

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LearningExpress Library A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass.
*Online account required. If under the age of 13, a parent or guardian should open this account.

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Literary Reference Center With full text of literary journals and respected literary reference works, LRC contains plot summaries, literary criticism, author biographies and interviews, and the full text of thousands of poems and short stories. Research an author, novel, or poem for school or personal interest.
from EBSCOhost

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Literature Resource Center Full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods from around the world. Help

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NoveList Plus A great stop to finding that next great read, with both fiction and nonfiction titles! Help

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Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint argument. Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating.
from EBSCOhost

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Science Reference Center Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Designed to meet every student researchers needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources
from EBSCOhost

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Student Research Center A search interface designed specifically for secondary school students, according to needs and search abilities. Easily pre-determine which content sources are right for the project.
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TOPICsearch Current events resource lets researchers explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
from EBSCOhost

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Transparent Language Online (TLO) A powerful language learning system using flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases.
*User may be required to create an online account. If you are under the age of 13, a parent or guardian should open this account.

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World Book Advanced Tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and up, World Book Advanced integrated primary and secondary source databases in a single search.

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World Book Online Reference Center The World Book Online Reference Center includes all the articles from the 22-volume print set, plus thousands more.

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Web Links

Digital History
Includes primary sources, quizzes, and easy to access historical information.

Exploring Career Information
From the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site helps you choose a career based on what you like, then links to the Bureau's Occupational Outlook Handbook for details on the careers you are curious about.

Fact Monster
Got questions? The Fact Monster may just have the answers.

How Stuff Works
Cool articles on how everything works, from your body to technology.

IPL Teenspace: A+ Research and Writing
A step-by-step approach to researching and writing papers.

Khan Academy
Includes resources for math, science, humanities, and test prep.

Math Moves U
Quizzes and online tutoring in math.

Quiz Hub
An interactive learning center with homework help and other resources.

Sparknotes
Similar to Cliff's Notes - find information about classic books and other topics.

Books



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