Upper School Reference

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GENERAL ENCYCLOPEDIAS/ALMANACS

Full-text scholarly articles, links to recommended web sites.
Grolier Online searches Encyclopedia Americana, Lands & People, New Book of Popular Science, Nueva enciclopedia Cumbre en Línea, Grolier Multimedia, Encyclopedia of American Studies, and America the Beautiful.
Links to magazine and newspaper articles, websites, World Book dictionary, atlas, audio & video documents.

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WRITING TOOLS

OED is the authority on evolution of the English Language and provides date charts, pronunciation, etymology, and quotations.
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The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning.
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NEWSPAPERS

The Wall Street Journal homepage

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MAGAZINE ARTICLES

Full text magazine and newspaper articles; journals of business, health, education; government documents and Education Resources Information Center [ERIC] .

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CURRENT EVENTS

Search news, legal research, legislation, statistics, and primary documents in U.S. History.  Also link to related sites.

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Includes articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues.
Social Issues Resource Series
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BIOGRAPHY

An exploration of American history through the lives of the men and women who shaped the nation.
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The most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
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55,000 biographies of people who shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond, from the earliest times to the year 2003.
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HISTORY




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The most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
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The Latino American Experience (LAE) is a full-text digital resource exploring the history and culture of U.S. Latinos.

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PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL

The website currently includes 74 document projects with 2,200 documents, more than 29,000 pages of additional full-text documents, and 1,600 primary authors.



Historical (primary) documents, reference and full-text journal articles, covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
The most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
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A comprehensive collection of award-winning reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts
Primary & secondary resources, topic explorations, cybrarian, lesson plans.

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ARTS AND LITERATURE


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ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes.


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GALE GROUP DATABASES




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COLLEGE LEVEL RESOURCES

OED is the authority on evolution of the English Language and provides date charts, pronunciation, etymology, and quotations.
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ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA DATABASES

 Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources:
Statewide catalog of participating libraries

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LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

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SCIENCE

From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.
GREENR shapes a multi-faceted understanding of sustainability and supports research around social, environmental, and economic perspectives, enabling critical thinking around the evolving issues affecting sustainability and the hard science behind the solutions.
eLibrary Science includes more than 20 high-quality, high-interest reference titles, such as Animal Life and Plant Life from the Magill's Encyclopedia of Science program; science-related titles from the Great Events in History series, and other award-winning titles such as the Encyclopedia of Genetics.

Salem Press Health is a robust online database that includes the complete content of the printed version of Magill's Medical Guide and Salem Health: Cancer