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Databases

The following databases require user names and passwords.  Library brochures containing the passwords are located in the Elementary and Secondary Library

 

 

  World Book OnlineFind fast, reliable information for all           ages. Offers pictures, maps, audio files, videos, games,                         research tools, ebooks, activities, and educator tools. 

 

 

        

SIRS Web Select- Search quality Web sites for the latest information   on issues and topics

SIRS Issue Researcher- Access to thousands of full-text articles, documents and graphics. Science and Social issues are the focus                                                 of this database

      SIRS Discover-Great help for elementary students

 

 e-library 

    e-library -References more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, radio and TV transcripts, maps, and audio/video files

 

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Ebsco Host- Access full-text magazine articles

 

   

A database of websites selected for students: organized by elementary, middle and high school levels 

    

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United Steaming

Videos, video clips and images for classroom use and projects

 

 

Provided free to all Nebraska libraries.  Includes Wilson Biographies and magazines; Kiplinger Newsletters and First Search. 

Stream Videos, Create & Share Virtual Project Boards, Homework Help, WebMath

 

Nebraska Memories:Making Nebraska's Past Unforgettable

 

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The leading source for Pros & Cons of Controversial Issues

 

 

 Library of Congress

 

Web Sites for Classrooms 

Sites for Images

Citation Websites

Bibme

NoodleTools

CitationMachine

 

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Resources for Elementary Teachers and Students

KidsClick

Scholastic

Teaching with the Web

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Teachers' Domain - register for links to science material

 

Subject Area Links

Art  Business Careers
Family & Consumer Science Foreign Languages Health/P.E.
Language Arts  Math  Music
Science  Social Studies Voc. Ag./Ind. Tech.

 

Art

Art Babble

Artcyclopedia

ArtNet.com

Art Institute of Chicago

The Web Gallery of Art

Joslyn Art Museum

A.Pintura: Art Detective An online game site that teaches art history and composition

Inside Art

 

Business

Federal Consumer Information Center

Business Nation

Small Business Administration Home Page

Careers

Occupational Outlook Handbook  Excellent resource published by the Dept. of Labor

Occupational Information Network Online

Bureau of Labor Statistics Career Information 

Family and Consumer Science

Common Cents (State Farm site)

Consumer Action

Dole 5 A Day

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumer Information Catalog

Foreign Languages

AltaVista Language Translations

Internet Public Library Newspapers - Newspapers from around the world

Spanish Dictionary

Spanish Culture

Health/P.E.

MedlinePlus

Adolescent Substance Abuse Knowledge Base

Language Arts

Books in Series

Series and Sequels Book Lists

Bullfinch's Mythology

Online Writing Lab

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online -  Free access to thousands of literature, reference, and verse works available online.

Poets' Corner - Find poetry works as well as biographies of poets

Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation  -  Answers questions concerning proper English grammar and punctuation.

Shakespeare Sites

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Math

Khan Academy - educational math and science videos

Common Cents - Sponsored by State Farm Insurance

Math.com  -  Ways to learn math with help of practice problems, calculators, and other tools

AlgebraHelp.com  -  Includes lessons to learn or refresh old skills, interactive worksheets, etc.

PurpleMath  -  Includes helpful algebra tutorials

Figure This!  -  Provides weekly math challenges

Chronological Index of Women Mathematicians - Biographies of women mathematicians

Music

American Music Collection 

ArtsAlive

PBS Jazz

History in Song

Science 

Khan Academy - educational math and science videos

Environmental Health from the National Library of Medicine - Connecting Middle School Students to Environmental Health Information

Chromosome Disorders Sites

The Nine Planets

Education Technology Center - space and solar system movies

Exploratorium

The Why Files? Science behind the news

Biology in Motion - learning activities, animations, and cartoons explain difficult concepts

Plants: Plant Database Search

WeatherNet

Periodic Table of the Elements

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Chicago Field Museum

Astronomy Picture of the Day

Biomes of the World

Discovery Channel - interactive tours, videos of Discovery programs

Science Links - energy conservation

Social Studies 

CIA World Fact Book - information about countries around the world

Country Profiles - BBC News

Terrorism Research

Pro/Con

Biographical Dictionary

Ancient History

Library of Congress

The History Channel

HyperHistory Online

Lewis and Clark - Library of Congress site

Lewis and Clark Expedition

National Geographic

The History Place

Liberty! The American Revolution

Atlapedia - atlases and country facts

Internet Public Library  - Maps

Our Documents: A National Initiative on American History, Civics, and Service

Multnomah County Library: Social Issues

FirstGov - The U.S. government's official web portal

The Great Plains During World War II

Nebraska Western Trails - digitized materials illustrating Nebraska's trails of all types

We the People - primary source documents for U.S. history

Nebraska Blue Book  - Nebraska's official reference manual, with information about the state's government, geography, economy, history and culture

Nebraska Studies - archival photos, documents, letters, videos, maps and more

Nebraska Department of Economic Development - statistics, charts, maps, tables, etc.

Thomas - a comprehensive site for federal legislation and information

Voc. Ag./Ind. Tech.

National FFA

United States Dept. of Agriculture

Soils Online

National Gardening Association

The Economic Research Service

Fuel Economy Guide allows side-by-side comparisons of gas mileage

 

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