Secondary Students Online Resources

Encyclopedia
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Britannica Online School Edition Access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources.
eBooks
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Mackin VIA EBooks EBooks with unlimited and simultaneous access. Nonfiction and Fiction
WILBOR Download audio book titles. Public library card necessary for home download to your MP3 Player or home computer.
Magazine and Newspaper Databases
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EBSCOhost offer indexing for and full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers Our subscription provides access to several different databases. Recommend that you go to Student Research Center.
Explora
Gale A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.
Net Trekker is a collection of qualified and reviewed Web sites for education with read aloud feature.
SIRS provides articles selected from magazines and newspapers. All articles are full text.
Literature Databases
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Novelist Is a readers’ advisory resource which assists fiction readers in finding new authors and titles. It covers fiction for children, young adults, and adults, and contains annotations and reviews for over half of the 100,000 titles included.
Literary Reference Center This full-text database includes more than 35,000 plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, classic and contemporary poems, short stories, author interviews, and classics in Ebooks.
BookFLIX is an online interactive literary resource.
TrueFlix online database
Teachingbooks.net If you read fiction and nonfiction books in any discipline or setting, TeachingBooks.net’s database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.
Streaming Videos
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AEA Digital Digital videos for students and teachers.  Can browse by subject or keyword.  Includes many Bill Nye and Visual Learning videos.
American History Video Allows researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
Learn 360 Contains up to date collection of standards based videos, video clips and audio programs.
NBC Learn Makes thousands of historic videos, current events, and original resources available to K-12 teachers and students, all aligned to state standards and mapped to curriculum.
Safari Montage
Specialized References
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AccuWeather is a detailed weather database, including weather news, forecasts, and climatologically correct information
AP Multimedia Archive is a searchable database of AP photos from the 1840s up to minutes ago! It also includes graphics, charts, tables, text, and audio clips.
iCLIPART copyright free images
CultureGrams Features concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations. Documents the unique, intimate details of each country’s customs, traditions and daily life.
Soundzabound Royalty free music
Teen Health and Wellness provided students with comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.