Online Resources

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Articles - In Depth Search (For high school level and up.)

Search multiple sources to find articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, books, and primary sources. Includes Academic Search Complete.

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Biography in Context

Find hundreds of thousands of biographical entries, past and present, from around the world.  From Gale.

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Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar es una enciclopedia en dos partes con portales para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.

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Britannica School

Britannica School is a three part encyclopedia with portals for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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Explora for High School Students (Grades 9-12)

Search full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines, plus biographies, primary source documents, reference books, videos, photos, maps, and flags.

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Explora for Middle School Students (Grades 6-8)

Search full text for dozens of popular middle school magazines, plus biographies, primary source documents, reference books, videos, photos, maps, and flags.

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Global Issues in Context

Historical documents, current viewpoints, news, country information, videos, podcasts and more provide a rich analysis of critical global issues. From Gale.

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LearningExpress Library Tutorials, Tests, eBooks (Grades 4-adult)

eBooks and practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, U.S. Citizenship and much more. Study English, Math, Social Studies, and improve job skills.

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MackinVIA

MackinVIA provides easy access to eBooks, eResources, librarian-curated web links, videos and more. For kids K-8

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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Learn about current social issues with pro/con viewpoint essays, periodical articles, biographies, images, podcasts and more. Provided by Gale.

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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Complete poems and short stories, criticism, and information about poets and authors.

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School Center - LearningExpress Library

Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for elementary, middle, and high school students.

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TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K–12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.

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Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn to design and develop websites and mobile apps. Improve business skills in project management, marketing, and finance. Most courses are at a professional level. Learn more about sign up.

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Tutor.com

Get homework help from a live tutor or use study guides, worksheets, and tutorials on common subjects, and various state standardized tests. For elementary through college age students. Learn more.

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U.S. History in Context

Get contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. 

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World History in Context

Get contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.