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Dr. Seuss Week 2018

Research Links

3 months ago

These online resources provide up-to-date, reliable and school-appropriate information. These resources are excellent sources for research in any content area.  

 Grolier Online
A simple keyword search will result in articles from several encyclopedias, including one in Spanish. 
username: petemuhl
password: middle

FindItVA
Free online resources from our local, public library. This resource offers translation of each article to any language.
Select Shenandoah County Library when asked where you are a member. You will not be required to log in. 

Infotrac Junior
This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. 
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e-Library

This resource includes pictures, audio/video, TV/radio transcipts, maps and books. 
username: VC00089H
password: 22664

Gale Databases
This database provides a one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. The list of databases available here is extensive - for best results select the one related to the current topic of research.
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Procon.org
Pros and cons of controversial issues. Read pro and con arguments for and against topics such as medical marijuana, euthanasia, prostitution, gun control, and more.

Factcheck.org
We monitor the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews and news releases. Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding.