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Tutor.com 
One-on-one live online tutoring for students through Tutor.com.  Connect to a live tutor through any Internet connection from 2 p.m. to 12 a.m.

EbscoHost  Subscription Database 
Full Text Magazine Articles. You can choose to search from one or a number of EBSCO databases, including General Reference, Biographies, Health, Business, and Current Events.

Discovering Collection Subscription Database 
In-depth reference content for Literature, History, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies for grades K-12.

Facts on File Subscription Database 
Facts on File is a collection of databases highlighting science, geography, history, health, and multicultural sources. It also has a career guidance section.

Multnomah County Library Homework Helpers
http://www.multcolib.org/homework/index.html
Try these great homework helpers from Multnomah County Library.  Includes dozens of subjects!

The Arts

 

Art History Resources on the Web
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html
From prehistoric art to the 21st century, and all around the world.

Artcyclopedia
http://artcyclopedia.com/index.html
Art encyclopedia where you can browse or search for an artist and their art.

Biography

 

Wilson Web Biography Plus Illustrated Subscription Database 
Wilson Biographies contains the full text of the articles from more than 100 volumes of biographical reference books.

Contemporary Authors  Subscription Database 
Biographical information on 112,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists and scriptwriters.

Biographical Dictionary
http://www.s9.com
covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.

Books, Poetry & Writing

 

NoveList Subscription Database 
Fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and  more for over 120,000 fiction titles. Also includes Author Read-alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Feature Articles

Camden County Library Pathfinder: Literary Criticism

Camden County Library Pathfinder: Literary Criticism - Shakespeare

The Elements of Style
http://www.bartleby.com/141/index.html
The classic by William Strunk.

MLA Bibliography Composer
http://www.easybib.com/

A+ Research and Writing for High School and College Students
http://www.ipl.org/div/aplus/
Includes a step by step guide, hints for finding information on the web and at the library, and links to other great sources.

Current Events 

 

TOPICsearch Subscription Database 
Allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.

Opposing Viewpoints Subscription Database 
A complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

CNN
http://www.cnn.com/

This Day in History
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

 The World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
Includes information on every country in the world.

Geography and Political Science

 

Atlapedia Online
http://www.atlapedia.com/index.html
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world. (Opens in new window.)

50 States.com
http://www.50states.com/

 Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government for Kids
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
Separate sections for grades 6-8 and grades 9-12.

Flags of the World
http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/

Math

 

The Math Forum - Ask Dr. Math
http://mathforum.org/dr.math/

Reference Materials

 

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Subscription Database 
For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.  The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.

 Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
http://www.bartleby.com/quotations/
Find out who said it, and where.

Translator
http://translate.reference.com/
Full text translations for dozens of languages.

 Free Translation.com
http://www.freetranslation.com
Use this site to get a translation where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and web pages.  For an exact translation you'll need an interpreter!

 Dictionary.com
http://www.dictionary.com
Easy to use -- and an easy to remember URL.

Dictionary of Difficult Words
http://www.tiscali.co.uk/reference/dictionaries/difficultwords/
If an ordinary dictionary doesn't have it....

Roget's Thesaurus
http://www.thesaurus.com/
Another way to say it...

Encyclopedia Mythica
http://www.pantheon.org/
What's the story behind all those gods and goddesses?

Science

 

Science Reference Center - from EBSCO Subscription Database 
Browse or search within categories: applied sciences, earth sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, astronomy or scientists. Subscription Database

Human Anatomy Online
http://www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html

 

Search the Web

 

  Google
 
 

 

Evaluating Internet Information (from Johns Hopkins University)
http://guides.library.jhu.edu/evaluatinginformation

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