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GENERAL REFERENCE
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Use GVRL to access hundreds of eBooks on virtually any subject. Access is available 24/7 from any Internet connected computer. For best results enter your search term in GVRL search box.

Encyclopaedia Britannica – Middle School Edition

Encyclopaedia Britannica – High School Edition

BIOGRAPHY
Online Databases
Biography in Context  
Biography in Context offers 600,000+ biographical entries with integrated reference material, periodical information and multimedia content covering more than 525,000 individuals, as well as hundreds of hand-crafted topic pages covering the highest-interest features.

Recommended Websites
Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Guide to Women’s History
Distinguished women of past & present
Presidents of the United States

GEOGRAPHY
Recommended Websites
Maps
National Geographic Map Machine
Mapquest
Blank Outline Maps
WorldAtlas.com

Country Info
A to Z the USA
A to Z World Travel
KidsClick-Geography
Global Road Warrior
National Geographic
The CIA World Factbook
Geographic Index to Flags of the World
The Fifty States – Facts and more…
State Info

HEALTH
Online Databases
Health & Wellness Resource Center
Full-text magazines, journals and pamphlets, plus videos and health news

Recommended Websites
Teens Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

HISTORY
Online Databases
Massachusetts History  
Use this collection for full-text articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers for coverage of Massachusetts people, places and historical events.

U.S. History in Context  
This resource provides an overview of U.S. history. It includes articles, image galleries, viewpoint essays, primary documents and video and audio clips.

World History in Context  

World History in Context moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, through articles from encyclopedias,  reference titles, periodicals, historical maps, atlases and other images, primary documents, video and audio.

Recommended Websites
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Eyewitness to History
Lincoln’s Assassination
US Presidents 
Civil War Photographs
First World War
Mass Moments 
JFK Presidential Library
The History Place
Famous Trials

Ancient
Find out more about Hieroglyphics
Secrets of Pharaohs
Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Web Gallery of Art

Mythology
Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Greece Secrets of the Past
The Encyclopedia Mythica

British
BBC Online History
History Channel

LITERATURE
Online Databases
Books and Authors  
Books & Authors explores genre fiction and essential non-fiction. Looking for a good book, but not sure where to start? WHO WHAT WHERE WHEN lets you browse by Character, Subject, Location and Time Period.

Literature Resource Center  
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on nearly 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

SCIENCE
Online Databases
Science in Context Supporting high school curricula and university coursework,  Gale Science in Context features information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. It includes topic overviews, biographies, articles, images and videos, detailed experiments, biographies, dictionaries, and Science Standards search of full-text results linked to national and state science standards for grades 9-12.

eBooks
Chemical Compounds

Chemical Elements

Recommended Websites
Science360
Illustrated Scientific Dictionary
Astronomy
Scientific Biographies
Chemistry
Chemical Elements
High School Environmental Center
U.S.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Admin.
Exploratorium 
Tox Town
Profiles in Science 
History of Medicine

 

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