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Library Websites

"Britannica Library" logo button with link to database Britannica Library
Three websites available for children, teens, and adults! Includes current magazines, thousands of up-to-date, curated articles, images, videos, audioclips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites. Content in Britannica Library is updated daily with new and revised articles and multimedia— at least 1,200 entries per month—to keep users informed and engaged.
"Britannica Escolar" logo button with link to database Britannica Escolar
Dos sitios web disponibles para primaria y secundaria.  Pase a las revistas y a miles de artículos actuales, imágenes, videos, clips de audio, fuentes primarias, mapas, herramientas de investigación y sitios web recomendados.
General OneFile button General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics including business, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and more. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Global Issues in Context button In Context: Global Issues
Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.
Student Edition in Context button In Context: High School Edition
Contains contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. Features full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context button In Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Contains contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Features continuously updated viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
Science in Context button In Context: Science
Contains contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Features full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
U.S. History in Context button In Context: U.S. History
Contains contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Features full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
World History in Context button In Context: World History
Contains contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Features full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
Kids InfoBits button Kids InfoBits
This database was developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.


Non-Library Websites

 Orange arrow pointing right Action Biosciences
Provides articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to seven bioscience challenges: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, new frontiers in science, and bioscience education.
 Orange arrow pointing right American Presidents
This website provides an in-depth look at each of the presidents, their lives, families and administrations.
 Orange arrow pointing right Ask Dr. Math
Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions.
 Orange arrow pointing right Awesome Library
An Internet library database providing resources that have been reviewed and found to be of high quality for users.
 Orange arrow pointing right College Depot
College Depot is a free, full-service college access center located at the Burton Barr Central Library in Phoenix. Our team of college planning advisors and assistants offer one-on-one appointments and workshops regarding admissions, financial aid, and scholarships. To schedule an appointment, please call 602-261-8847. Website includes links to scholarship lists, programs, diploma and GED assistance, and more!
 Orange arrow pointing right The Country Studies Series
Presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.
 Orange arrow pointing right The Electronic Zoo
Large collection of animal related internet resources presented in a fun and easy to navigate manner. Includes many links to individual zoo websites.
 Orange arrow pointing right Environmental Literacy Council
Through websites, reports, and professional development guides, the Environmental Literacy Council provides practical resources to teachers and learners, available both in print and online.
Orange arrow pointing right  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The EPA for Students and Educators with information, programs and resources available to help prevent and resolve environmental issues.
 Orange arrow pointing right Exploring Planets in the Classroom
Hands-on activities that match science standards in elementary, middle, high school, and college classrooms.
 Orange arrow pointing right Fact Monster
Information on a wide array of subjects in an easy to access format.
Orange arrow pointing right  Globalization 101 is an internet resource to educate students and promote a greater understanding about the dilemmas and trade-offs of globalization.
Orange arrow pointing right  Homework Spot is a free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.
Orange arrow pointing right  Info Please
Provides authoritative answers to all kinds of questions and offers a Homework Center with various topic and subject areas.
Orange arrow pointing right is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. It links to over 2,000 web pages from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids.
 Orange arrow pointing right The Math Forum
Offers a wealth of problems and puzzles; online mentoring; research; team problem solving; collaborations; and professional development to help with learning math and improving math education.
 Orange arrow pointing right NASA
Explore all things space related with the National Aeronautics and Space Agency. Packed full of learning activities for students of all ages.
 Orange arrow pointing right National Agricultural Library
The National Agricultural Library is one of four national libraries of the United States. It houses one of the world's largest and most accessible agricultural information collections.
 Orange arrow pointing right Sea & Sky
Sea and Sky is your one-stop source for all things related to the oceans, seas, and space exploration; features information, games, images, news, and much more. 
Orange arrow pointing right  Smithsonian Institute
Check out virtual tours, experiments, games, and more highlighting exhibits and themes of the 19 different Smithsonian galleries and museums.
 Orange arrow pointing right StarChild
The information and activities found in StarChild can be used to engage, excite, and educate students.
Orange arrow pointing right  U.S. History
The website supports the mission to educate the public about the Revolutionary and Colonial eras of American history, as well as Philadelphia generally.
Orange arrow pointing right  University of Illinois Extension
Provides education and information on various scientific, agricultural and environmental subjects.
 Orange arrow pointing right The Write Site
The Write Site is a multimedia language arts curriculum that makes the process of telling a story fun. Students take on the role of journalists—generating leads, gathering facts, and writing stories—using the tools and techniques of real-life journalists.
 Orange arrow pointing right Young Authors Workshop
Work through all the steps in the writing process using helpful online resources.

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