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|Wilson's Biography Reference Bank includes articles about people from throughout history and from all walks of life. (Remote access available)|
Education & Vocation
|Kids Search is a reference research tool just for school-age children. (Remote access available)|
|Searchasaurus makes it easy for younger children to find information. (Remote access available)
Mango is the place to go to learn a foreign language at your own pace and in a fun and engaging way. Select a course to begin learning today! (Remote access available)
|Student Research Center is designed for middle and high school students to use in their research projects. (Remote access available)|
|Learning Express Library provides interactive practice tests and career building tools. (Remote access available)|
|Job & Career Accelerator is the industry's most comprehensive online job search system. (Remote access available)|
Workforce Skills for 21st Century Success helps develop the skills and strategies to find a job or enhance your career. (Remote access available)
A+ Research and Writing for High School and College Students
The table of contents on this site covers everything you need to write a great research paper.
Check here for lots of information on different types of writing assignments including essays, biographies, book reports, research papers, and bibliographies.
|Mango Languages "Mango is the place to go to learn foreign language at your own pace and in a fun and engaging way" Mango's unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process! Each lesson revisits previously learned material, but you have complete control over your learning experience. There are a dozen different languages to choose from. Select a course to begin learning today! (Remote Access Available)|
Babel Fish Translation
Use Babel Fish to translate blocks of text to other languages, or translate an entire webpage
History & Government
Background Notes (U.S. Department of State)
Background Notes include facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of independent states, some dependencies, and areas of special sovereignty.
BBC News Country Profiles
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.
Explore an alphabetical list of history and search by region or timeline.
An interactive atlas with information about countries and continents.
Presents the online version of the latest edition of the World Factbook, a publication by the C.I.A. Profiles countries and includes maps.
Magazines & Newspapers
|Newspaper Source indexes and provides full-text reports news from sources worldwide. (Remote access available)|
Ask Dr. Math
Answers to all types of math questions. You can even email a question to Dr. Math.
Free online calculators to help you find answers for common math problems in math, science and economics. Instructions with each calculator help you understand how to do the problems yourself.
Information on all subjects from basic math to calculus.
|Science Online provides reliable information in a variety of useful formats. The content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards. (Remote Access Available)|
|EBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. Including full text to many popular journals and magazines. (Remote Access Available)|
Health & Science Almanac
Browse topics ranging from everything to health, computers, and the environment.
MEDLINEplus is a gold mine of up-to-date, quality health care information from the world’s largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health.
|Learning Express Library provides online, interactive practice tests, career building tools, and writing aids. Tests including advanced placement, Civil Service, College Entrance Exams, GRE, GED, Law Enforcement, Writing skills, U.S Citizenship, Teaching, and many more.(Remote Access Available)|
4Tests.com GED Practice Tests
This site offers free practice exams for the GED and other tests. Choose a single subject area, or all five.
Learn more about the ACT, take practice tests, and register for the test.
Ohio Graduation Test Mentor
Access free resources and exercises to help you prepare for the Ohio Graduation Test.