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Use these reliable resources to quickly find information. Readable, relevant, and factual info with no fake news, distractions, or ads!

Search Apps

GENERAL DATABASES

Britannica School – Encyclopedia, a good place to start to find an overview of your topic

Britannica E-STAX – Nonfiction eBooks

Explora Middle – Articles covering many subjects, biographies, images, and videos

Explora High School – More advanced articles covering many subjects, biographies, images, and videos

FOF World Almanac – Lists, statistics, diagrams, and brief facts on countries, sports, world records, entertainment, population, etc.

World Almanac/Kids – Simpler version of an almanac that includes lots of colorful pictures

NEWS

US Newsstream – 1000+ national and regional news sources such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, LA Times.

World News DigesT – provides the conditions and background info on key issues of both historical events and breaking news

Subject Apps

SUBJECT DATABASES

Art Full Text – articles and books covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, film and architecture

Career Center – 3 Sections: Industries and Careers, Plan Your Education, and Launch Your Career – also info on financial aid, internships, and a career assessment tool

History Center – Both U.S. and world history topics, contains historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents

Issues & Controversies – Understand today’s important issues, both sides presented without bias, supported by primary sources, statistics, audio and breaking news.

Literary CenteR – full-text poems, short stories, synopses, critical essays, literary journals, reference books and author biographies, plus lesson plans and literary study guides

NovelList Plus – What should I read next? Search here to receive book suggestions.

HEALTH

Consumer Health – health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to complementary and holistic medicine.

HEALTH CENTER – body systems, current health issues, diseases and treatments, nutrition

Medline – medical information on diseases, operations, and prescriptions from the U. S. National Library of Medicine, 25 million articles-advanced reading

Apps en Espanol

BASE DE DATOS

Britannica Escolar – enciclopedia, un buen lugar para comenzar a encontrar una descripción general de su tema

Fuente AcademicA – Artículos que cubren muchos temas, biografías, imágenes y videos

MEDICINA

MedicLatina – Información médica sobre enfermedades, operaciones y recetas de la Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina de EE. UU., 25 millones de artículos: lectura avanzada

SKILL BUILDERS / CONSTRUCTORES DE HABILIDADES

Mango Languages – learn to speak 70+ languages / aprender a hablar más de 70 idiomas

Read It! – short readings to use for research and improve study skills


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