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ART
Online Databases
Grove Art Online Library Access 
 – Remote Access  

This art encyclopedia covers both Western and non-Western art and all aspects of visual culture. It features articles, bibliographies for further research, and thousands of searchable images. It also includes learning resources that organize the content for use in art and art history classrooms.
Remote access is possible with an East Longmeadow Library card.

eBooks
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion

Recommended Websites
A Brush with Wildlife
Web Gallery of Art
Art History

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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.

eBooks
Dictionary of Women Worldwide

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

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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

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

Country Info
AtoZ The World
KidsClick-Geography
National Geographic
The CIA World Factbook
Geographic Index to Flags of the World
The Fifty States – Facts and more…
State Info

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

Recommended Websites
Healthy Teens
Teens Health
National Institute on Drug Abuse for Teens

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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.

eBooks
African American Almanac

Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Gods and Goddesses of Greece and Rome
Government Entitlements
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources 
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources
Vietnam War Reference Library
Witchcraft in America

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

Ancient
Hieroglyphics Lessons
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
The Tudors of England
BBC Online History
History Channel

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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.

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select  
An extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary writers. Each entry also contains a biographical/critical introduction, a list of principal works, and sources for further study.

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.

NoveList – Remote Access     
This is an online readers’ advisory tool. Patrons can search among hundreds of thousands of popular fiction titles, and also retrieve author read-alikes, book lists, book discussion guides and more.
Remote access is possible with an East Longmeadow Library card.

eBooks
Literature and Its Times

Recommended Websites
A+ Research & Writing

Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations
Shakespeare Resource Center
Absolute Shakespeare

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MATHEMATICS
Recommended Websites
Dr. Math
Khan Academy

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POETRY
Recommended Websites

Academy of American Poets
Representative Poetry Online
Teen Poetry Wiki

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PRIMARY SOURCES
eBooks

Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources 

Recommended Websites
Repositories of Primary Sources

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SCIENCE
Online Databases
Gale 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.

Science Online – Remote Access 
Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
Remote access is possible with an East Longmeadow Library card.

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.
Endangered Species
Exploratorium 
Tox Town
Profiles in Science 
History of Medicine

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SOCIAL ISSUES
eBooks
Government Entitlements
Immigration and Multiculturalism; Essential Primary Sources
World Religions Reference Library

Recommended Websites
World Religions

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