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- CREDO Reference (GALILEO*) - informative and reliable encyclopedia website.
- EBSCO Images(GALILEO*)- over 100,000 photos and maps, with an emphasis on world news and events.
- Newspaper Source(GALILEO*)- provides cover-to-cover full text for 35 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 375 regional (U.S.) newspapers.
- Internet Public Library 2 - subject directory built by students and library and information science professionals; contains links and annotations to credible sites listed by subjects ranging from Arts & Humanities to Social Sciences.
- Infomine - virtual library of Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, and other types of information that pertain to student research with useful annotations; built by academic librarians.
- Mango - use your library card to access this free online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more
1. Extraordinary Research Projects by Tamra B. Orr (YA Non-Fiction/Y 371.3 Orr)
2. National Geographic Student Atlas of the World - (YA Non-Fiction/Y 912 Nat)
- Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University- This site offers help with documentation styles, research, and writing.
- EasyBib - Free MLA style bibliography and citation maker.
- Basic Guide to Essay Writing- basic step-by-step guide to completing an essay.
- How to Write a Term Paper - a guide start to finish from Gale Cengage Learning.
- Guide to Grammar & Writing - grammar and writing resources sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation
1. A Student Guide to Writing on Demand: Strategies for High-Scoring Essays by Anne Ruggles Gere, Leila Christenbury, Kelly Sassi (YA Non-Fiction/Y 808.042 Ger)
2. Essay Writing for High-School Students: A Step-by-Step Guide (YA Non-Fiction/Y 808.042 Ess)
3. The Elements of Style by William Strunk (Non-Fiction/808.042 Str)
4. MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers, 7th ed. (YA Non-Fiction/Y 808.02 Gib)
5. Encyclopedia of American Literature, Volumes 1-4 (YA Non-Fiction/Y 810.3 Fac)
6. For literary criticism, try one of Harold Bloom's series by searching in the series field for "Bloom."
- The Math Page- lessons on how to solve problems in arithmetic, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, pre-calculus and other areas of mathematics.
- Khan Academy (Math) - videos explaining how to work out math problems in most math areas
- The Math League - resource for 4th through 8th grades developed by two math teachers.
- Ask Dr. Math - math questions and answers by grade level.
- Online Math Learning - interesting videos, worksheets, and games.
1. Bob Miller's Guides by Robert Miller (YA Non-Fiction/Y 510-515 Mil)
2. Precalculus Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide by Rhonda Huettenmueller (YA Reference/Y REF 512 Hue)
3. Get Wise!: Mastering Math Skills by David Frieder, with Stephanie Smith (YA Non-Fiction/MTBL 510 Fri)
4. Master Math series (geometry, trigonometry, algebra, calculus, probability, and word problems) by various authors. (Non-fiction/510 Imm - 519.5 Gor)
- Poet's Corner - offers everything you need to know about poetry, including a title, author and subject index.
- Encyclopedia Mythica - entails information on mythology, folklore and religion.
- CollegeSource Online (GALILEO*) - over 20,000 U.S. and international college catalogs. Database Title: CollegeSource Online.
- Myths and Legends by Anthony Horowitz (YA Non-Fiction/Y 398.2 Hor)
- Guide to College Majors: Everything You Need to Know to Choose the Right Major by Princeton Review (YA Non-Fiction/Y 378.1942 Gui)
- The Facts on File Companion to American Poetry Volumes, 1 and 2 (YA Reference/Y REF 811.509 Fac)
- Science and Technology Collection-(GALILEO*)contains over 830 full-text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community.
- Elmer's Science Fair Central- FAQs, definitions, 250 project ideas, science fair rules and guidelines, display tips and much more.
- Science Daily- includes recent news, articles, videos and images on a variety of scientific subjects such as health and medicine, mind and brain plants and animals, earth and climate and much more.
- Science Buddies- Science fair project ideas.
- Steve Spangler Science Experiments
1. Science Fair Success Using the Internet by Marc Alan Rosner (YA Non-Fiction/Y 507.8 Ros)
2. Painless Science Projects by Faith Hickman Brynie (YA Non-Fiction/Y 507.8 Bry)
3. Zap! Blink! Taste! Think! Exciting Life Science for Curious Minds! by Janet Parks Chahrour (YA Non-Fiction/Y 507.8 Cha)
4. Science 101 series by various authors (Non-Fiction): search for Science 101 in the series field.
- World History Collection(GALILEO*)- full-text content covering cover a wide range of historical topics from all continents.
- New Georgia Encyclopedia(GALILEO*)- provides access to authoritative information on people, places, events, history, and other topics about the state of Georgia.
- UShistory.org - covers major figures, places, and events in U.S. history.
1. Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Cultures, Volumes 1-4 by George Thomas Kurian (YA Non-Fiction/Y 903 Enc)
2. Atlas of American History by Gary B. Nash and Carter Smith (YA Non-Fiction/Y 911.73 Nas)
3. Georgia 1521-1776 by Robin S. Doak (YA Non-Fiction/Y 975.802 Doa)
- U.S. News & World Report (College Rankings & Lists) - see college rankings, use search tools, and find scholarships and loans.
- Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - deadlines and application.
- College Board SAT - official SAT website with practice resources, registration, and score information.
- Online Math Learning (Test Preparation) - includes SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT preparation for all areas, not just math.
1. Profiles of American Colleges (Non-Fiction Reference/ REF 378.73 Pro 2013)
2. Barron's SAT by Sharon Green (Non-fiction/378.1662 Gre)
3. Peterson's Master the SAT (Non-fiction/378.1662 Pet)
4. Crash Course for the ACT: The Last-Minute Guide to Scoring High by Shawn Michael Domzalski (Non-fiction/378.1664 Dom)
5. GED Basics (Non-Fiction/373.1262 GED)
GALILEO is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn't available through free search engines or Web directories. Participating institutions may access over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 10,000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications.
*GALILEO Password - To access outside the Library, you will need the latest password. If you have an active Library Card, you may call the Teen Department during normal operating hours at 706.243.2690 to receive the newest password.