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Databases & Encyclopedias

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Supersites

Websites full of information and links, sometimes on many topics.

NEW! Encyclopaedia Britannica for Kids
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 Comprehensive encyclopedia built for kids to use.         

 

NEW! Encyclopaedia Britannica School Edition
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Comprehensive encyclopedia for students with resources for a variety of grade levels including a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources, and e-books.

NEW! Encyclopaedia Britannica Learning Zone
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Educational and entertaining activities and information for young children.

Biography in Context
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Combines biographies from reference books, including Contemporary Authors, with full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.         

Science in Context
Science in Context
Find contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics with full-text magazines academic journals news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and vetted website links.

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

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

Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits
Search magazines and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database is designed for students in kindergarten through grade 5.

InfoTrac Junior Edition
InfoTrac Junior Edition
This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with access to magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

InfoTrac Student Edition
InfoTrac Student Edition
Designed for older students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Homework Helper
Help on many different homework topics from math to social studies.                    

       

InfoPlease Kids Almanac
An almanac lists brief facts, figures and information on many different topics.

Internet Public Library
The IPL covers a number of topics and even has pointers to sites about some of our favorite chapter books and short stories.

Live Science
Current articles about a wide variety of topics from science and animals to culture and history.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary for Kids
It's always good to have a trustworthy dictionary on hand, even online.

National Geographic
National Geographic has lots of information, articles and photos on animals, geography, history and other topics about the world we live in.

Repositories of Primary Sources
Exhaustive lists of links to various primary source collections in the US and around the world on topics ranging from history to science to music and more.

Smithsonian for Kids
Articles and sites from the Smithsonian on many topics as well as "online exhibits" related to the museum.

 


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