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VIEWCountry WatchCountry Watch Vital country information including statistics, maps, economic, social, environmental, history, language, gov’t info, etc. Find intelligence wires, election info, videos.
VIEWDiscovery Education StreamingAccess videos covering all curricular topics. See Ms. Esola for information regarding setting up your account.
VIEWExplora
(and Student Research Center)
Full-text magazine, journal, newspaper articles; a Professional Library including over 500 educational journals and 200 educational reports as well as access to ERIC.
VIEWFirst SearchFirst Search: Professional and educational magazine and journal articles. Includes ERIC, WorldCat, Article-First, WilsonSelect, and others. Content: Language Arts, Math and Science, Social Studies, Arts
VIEWGale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)Reference books in eBook format on topics for all class subjects.
VIEWLitfinder for SchoolsFull-text poems, ballads, short stories, essays, author biographies, explanations of works, etc.
VIEWIllinois Digital ArchivesIllinois local history documents, maps and photos
VIEWIllinois Practice Driving TestsFree driver education program containing 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions
VIEWMedline PlusA comprehensive, free, and authoritative consumer health site sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health
VIEWNational ArchivesNational historical documents, maps and photos
VIEWNational Institute of Health (NIH)Comprehensive free database of health related studies and research.
VIEWOpposing ViewpointsOnline resource covering a wide-range of social issues. Presents full-text articles from journals, Primary source documents, court cases, pro/con essays, statistics, etc.
VIEWScience in ContextCovers topics such as Earth and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Space and Technology, Math, Science History, Biographies, experiments, and more.
VIEWSIRS Government ReporterResearch on leading issues and provides information by and about the U.S. Government.
VIEWThomas Register of ManufacturersSearch for businesses, manufacturers, products, 2D & 3D CAD models
VIEWUnderstanding Ancient Civilizations (eBooks)eBooks on the following Civilizations include: Canaan, Greeks, Mayans, Mesopotamia, Aztecs, Incas, Romans, Indus Valley

 

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