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Unique site featuring lists of SpeedMath and SmartMath techniques to help boost your confidence...and your grade!
Great source of free online math lessons, games and activities.
The Web's most comprehensive math practice site.
AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons, with unlimited practice on each topic.
Homework help site affiliated with Discovery.com
AAAS Science NetLinks
American Academy for the Advancement of Sciences site with a ton of helpful tools for teachers and students
The Library's science database page
You've got homework? We've got help! We've put together this collection of resources to assist you in finding the answers you need.College Information
Searching for, applying, and selecting post-secondary educational opportunities and financial aid is overwhelming! Don’t panic--the Library can help.
Have an assignment due tomorrow? Need an article that's NOT a website? Databases, in case you didn't know, are digitized versions of actual print resources, so you can use them for your papers even if your teacher says you can't use an internet source! Please note that databases require a library card to access from home.
The following links are a selection of premier databases. Click here for a complete list of Research Databases
.Biography Reference Bank This large biographical database provides profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries.Facts on File
Find facts and background information in the individual databases: Ancient History & Culture, African-American History & Culture, American History Online, American Indian History & Culture, and World History Online or use the History Database Center link to search all 5 databases at once. The World Atlas is a separate database that provides a wealth of information in the form of maps, statistical data and more.Gale PowerSearch 2.0
Simultaneously search: Gale Virtual Reference Library, General OneFile, Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center and InfoTrac Small Busines Collection. You can create an account, create search alerts and RSS feeds, download audio versions of articles in MP3 format, translate articles into 11 languages, and much more. Click here for the PowerSearch Help Page where you will find PowerSearch online tutorials, tip sheets and user guides.Gale Virtual Reference Library
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. Because each library system creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different library systems. Titles of especial note in YPL's eBook colection are Business Plans Handbook and Contemporary Authors.General OneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics across all subject disciplines. Millions of full-text articles. Updated daily.
Know It NowLiterature Criticism Online
For those burning questions requiring an immediate response, log on to KnowItNow.org, the statewide virtual reference service, and chat your question to a librarian.
This database presents the complete literary commentary from two major critical reference series--Contemporary Literary Criticism (CLC) and Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (TCLC). CLC covers current, active authors or those who died after 1999, while TCLC covers authors 1901--1999.NoveList Plus
Helping people find good things to read, this database covers over 161,000 fiction and over 60,000 nonfiction titles for all ages. In addition to finding books by author, title or subject heading you can also search by plots and for read-alikes and other books in series. The big bonus: it's linked to the library's catalog. Ohio Web Library Federated Search
This looks at groups of databases in categories you select and returns results in a few seconds. For a list of shortcut URLs to the specific databases click here.Pop Culture Universe
A fascinating digital library of information on American and world popular culture--both past and present. This useful database provides a safe way for students to investigate topics of great appeal without the bias, advertising, suggestive content or questionable authorship of commercial and fan sites.
World Book Online
World Book Online contains all the articles from the 22-volume encyclopedia plus an atlas, dictionary, World Book Kids, a special Ohio section, and a Spanish language encyclopedia.