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General Encyclopedias and Periodicals     English Databases     Social Studies Databases    

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General Encyclopedias and Periodicals

 

 

Grolier Encyclopedia

an A-Z encyclopedia with information on any topic

Encyclopedia Britannica

search for information on many topics

Infotrac

search for encyclopedia, newspaper and magazine articles on any subject

  Gale Resources

includes Boston Globe & New York Times

BrainPop

videos from Tim and Moby explaining information on any school subject; login to access all content

Junior Edition K-12

Boston Globe

 

Kids Info Bits

 

 

 

 

English Databases

Literature Resource Center

search for authors, their works, and literary movements

Granger's World of Poetry

search for poems by title, author, or first line.  Also contains full text poems in foreign languages.

Biography in Context

find information on any famous or noteworthy person.

 

 

 

Social Studies Databases

Culturegrams

explore information on countries around the world; features images, videos, and recipes from various cultures

US History in Context

explore hundreds of significant events and people from U.S. History; features images, videos, and links to related websites

World History in Context

explore hundreds of significant events and people in World History; features images, videos, and links to related websites

African American History 

 Explore biographies, events, primary sources, and timelines 

Country Reports

explore over 35,000 pages of unique online content on the cultures and countries of the world. 

Massachusetts History Online

Global Issues in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

 

 

                                              

 

 

Science and Health Databases

Environmental Studies & Policy Collection

search for information on current issues in science

Science in Context

search the science database; organized by topic

Health and Wellness Resource Center

search general health and wellness information from hundreds of journals; also features health videos

Teen Health and Wellness

explore information on a variety of health issues related to teens; easy to browse

Infobase/Today's Science      

 

 

 

Noodletools, Copyright & Creative Commons 
an online bibliographic subscription

Copyright

 

Creative Commons

 

Examples of Bibliographic Citations

from the Sidwell Friends School

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                  

 

 
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