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Databases

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgo

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

Gale in Context: Middle School

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.

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.

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.

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.

Websites

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.

The Gutenberg Project

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

Native American Authors

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

Speech and Debate

Provides Pros and Cons statement on most popular issues. Perfect for speech and communication classes. Citations are available when students need to quote sources.

Shakespeare's Works

Complete works of Shakespeare on line. Has some commentary.

SparkNotes (TheSpark.com)

Literature study guides like Cliff Notes.