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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgo

La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos está organizada de modo que los estudiantes puedan encontrar información rápida y fácilmente.

Informe

Investiga las noticias y eventos más corrientes, la información de negocios del momento, los artículos de salud más importantes, temas de cultura popular y muchas otras materias incluidas en las revistas hispánicas más populares.

Junior Edition (Gale)

Periodical database designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, government, sports and more.

LearningExpress Library

Online interactive practice exams covering adult basic, academic, job related, civil service, real estate skills and more. Now includes ESL Spanish Basic Skills Course.

Literature Resource Center

Broad range of subject content containing criticisms, biographies, primary sources, reviews, and multimedia on writers and works around the world.

NoveList

A fiction reader's advisory database. Find books by the same author, or similar books by another author. Browse by subject, genre, and theme for over 150,000 titles. Reviews, book discussion guides and annotated book lists constantly updated.

NoveList K-8

Reader's advisory for selection of fiction titles for children, pre-K through eighth grade with a student focused interface.

Mango Languages

Free, online language-learning in languages that include Spanish, French, Italian, Chinese (Mandarin and Cantonese), Arabic, Korean, Russian, Tagalog, Greek, Latin and more. Mango has English language courses for speakers of 6 different languages, including Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, and Russian. Learn on the go with the Mango Mobile app for iPhone and Android.

Oxford English Dictionary (OED)

Online version of the multivolume Oxford English Dictionary Second and Third Editions as updated.

Oxford Reference Online - Premium Collection

Quick reference and scholarly articles from a broad range of subjects in over 100 titles that include key titles from the Oxford Companion series and the complete Oxford Dictionary of Quotations.
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Powerspeak Languages

Online language learning - Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, ESL Spanish, and ESL Mandarin - through a series of stories, activities and innovative learning tools. Create a free account. Speakers or headphones are necessary.

Something About the Author

Complete series on the lives and careers of popular and significant authors and illustrators of books for children and teens.

World Book Encyclopedia

Offers information on a range of topics.

English and Literature Websites

APlus Research & Writing for High School and College Students Home Page

Has help on how to research and write a paper or report as well as links to other writing resources.

Banned Books On-Line

Long discussion of Censorship and banned books with links to electronic text of books mentioned.

BIBLIOMANIA, The Network Library: Home Page

Links to online versions of selected Classics of fiction and non-fiction. Also has links to reference sources.

Cliffs Notes

Free online access to the full text content of 180 literature guides. Students can ask a question to get started on an assignment through the interactive site "Ask Cliffs" and get an online answer.

Dictionary.com

Free online dictionary search, translator, word of the day, crossword puzzles and word games, and vocabulary learning resources for many languages.

The Elements of Style

William Strunk's classic guide to good writing.

Gutenberg Project, The

An excellent collection of 16,000 books, full-text with a search engine.

HTI American Verse Project

Electronic texts of selected American poets. Searchable by keyword and phrases.

Native American Authors

Bibliography, brief biography, and online texts of selected Native American authors. Searchable by name, title of works, or tribal affiliation.

Online Literary Criticism Collection Main Page

Links to critical and biographical works of selected authors. Searchable by author, title, and literary period / country.

Shakespeare's Works

Complete works of Shakespeare on line. Has some commentary.

SparkNotes (TheSpark.com)

Literature study guides like Cliff Notes.

Style of Manual by Subject Discipline

You can find APA, Chicago, MLA, and Turabian style of manuals here.

Works Cited 4 You

Formats bibliographies and works cited for researchers, writers and students.

Foreign Language Websites

Foreign languages for travelers

Basic language lessons for travelers. Select the language you speak and the language you want to learn. Covers most modern languages. Has some audio files.

Foreign Language Dictionary

Word by word translator to and from selected European languages.

The Rosetta Project

The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to build a publicly accessible digital library of human languages.