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    AR BookFinder – Find books in your AR level, or check the AR level and points of a book you want to read

    BookFlix – A collection of animated videos featuring popular books, with accompanying nonfiction books.

    Brittanica Online Kids – A research and homework help tool from Encyclopedia Brittanica

    DK Find Out! – DKfindout! is a free online encyclopedia designed especially for kids ages 7 to 11 that brings together the very best of DK's images and educational book content.

    Khan Academy – Free online classes, lessons, and courses.

    Lexile – Find books in your Lexile level, or check the Lexile of a book you want to read.

    Muzzy Online – Learn a new language through videos

    ScienceFlix – Articles, videos, news, experiments and more with a focus on science.

    TrueFlix – Read Scholastic True Books online and watch accompanying videos.

    TumbleBook Library – A collection of animated talking books, ReadAlongs, eBooks, and National Geographic videos.

  • Resources for Grades K-4 Open or Close

    AR BookFinder – Find books in your AR level, or check the AR level and points of a book you want to read.

    BookFlix – A collection of animated videos featuring popular books, with accompanying nonfiction books.

    Brittanica Online Kids – A research and homework help tool from Encyclopedia Brittanica

    DK Find Out! – DKfindout! is a free online encyclopedia designed especially for kids ages 7 to 11 that brings together the very best of DK's images and educational book content.

    Khan Academy – Free online classes, lessons, and courses.

    Lexile – Find books in your Lexile level, or check the Lexile of a book you want to read.

    Muzzy Online – Learn a new language through videos

    ScienceFlix – Articles, videos, news, experiments and more with a focus on science.

    TrueFlix – Read Scholastic True Books online and watch accompanying videos. 

    TumbleBook Library – A collection of animated talking books, ReadAlongs, eBooks, and National Geographic videos.

  • Resources for Grades 5-8 Open or Close

    AR BookFinder – Find books in your AR level, or check the AR level and points of a book you want to read.

    BibMe - Create your works cited page with this fully automatic free bibliography generator

    Brittanica Online Kids – A research and homework help tool from Encyclopedia Brittanica

    Britannica Online - Full text of the encyclopedia plus suggested Internet resources.

    CodeCademy -- Learn to code with these step-by-step, interactive lessons.

    DK Find Out! – DKfindout! is a free online encyclopedia designed especially for kids ages 7 to 11 that brings together the very best of DK's images and educational book content.

    Gale Student Resources in Context - Provides information for students on a variety of hot topics from books, articles and websites.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library - 300+ full text reference sources on a full range of subjects.

    Khan Academy – Free online classes, lessons, and courses.

    Lexile – Find books in your Lexile level, or check the Lexile of a book you want to read.

    Mango Languages - learn new languages with interactive online courses. Also available as an app in the App Store and Google Play.

    ScienceFlix – Articles, videos, news, experiments and more with a focus on science.

    Sparticl – Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts.

    TrueFlix – Read Scholastic True Books online and watch accompanying videos.

  • Resources for High School: Alphabetical Open or Close

    American National Biography - Biographies of over 17,000 notable Americans.

    America's News Magazines - Find information on topics of current interest including business, science and technology. Features Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, Popular Science, the Smithsonian and more.

    Art Museum Image Gallery - An online collection of over 155,000 works of art from around the world.

    BibMe - Create your works cited page with this fully automatic free bibliography generator

    Britannica Online - Full text of the encyclopedia plus suggested Internet resources.

    Chicago Sun-Times - Full text 1986 - present.

    Chicago Tribune - Full text 1985 - present.

    Chicago Tribune Archives - Full text 1849 - 1988.

    CodeCademy - Learn to code with these step-by-step, interactive lessons.

    Europeana Collections –  Multi-lingual collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections

    Gale LitFinder - Discover literary works and authors, covering short essays, poems and more.

    Gale Student Resources in Context - Provides information for students on a variety of hot topics from books, articles and websites.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library - 300+ full text reference sources on a full range of subjects.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Arts - Full text reference sources on various topics related to the arts.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Biography - Full text reference sources offering biographies of popular and historical figures.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature - Full text reference sources on various topics related to books and literature.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Medicine - Full text reference sources related to medicine.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Science - Full text reference sources on various science topics.

    History Reference Center - Full text content from nearly 2000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

    Illinois Driving Tests - Preparing for your driving exam? Learn online from home at our Driving Test training page. Take practice tests, review study guides and download material to help you succeed. Motorcycle, CDL study material are also available!

    Library of Congress Digital Collections 

    Literary Reference Center - Plot summaries, author biographies, book reviews and more from literary journals and encyclopedias.

    Mango Languages - learn new languages with interactive online courses. Also available as an app in the App Store and Google Play.

    New York Times - Full text of the newspaper from 1980 to the present; full text of the Book Review and Magazine 1997-present.

    New York Times (Historical) - Full text 1851 - 2013.

    Science Reference Center - Articles, images and videos from journals and encyclopedias.

    SIRS Researcher - Selected full-text resources on leading issues of the day.

    Sparticl –  Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts.

    Special Report and Hot Topics - Includes national and international topics of current interest. It is a great spot for students to find search topics and articles on key issues and monthly themes including National Poetry Month, Earth Day, 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and more.

    The United Nations 

    US Census Bureau 

    Wolfram Alpha – A computational knowledge engine that allows students to check their work on complex math and physics problems.

  • Resources for High School: By Subject Open or Close

    Arts

    Art Museum Image Gallery - An online collection of over 155,000 works of art from around the world.

    Europeana Collections – Multi-lingual collection of millions of digitized items from European museums, libraries, archives and multi-media collections

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Arts - Full text reference sources on various topics related to the arts.

    General

    American National Biography - Biographies of over 17,000 notable Americans.

    America's News Magazines - Find information on topics of current interest including business, science and technology. Features Newsweek, Foreign Affairs, Popular Science, the Smithsonian and more.

    Britannica Online - Full text of the encyclopedia plus suggested Internet resources.

    Chicago Sun-Times - Full text 1986 - present.

    Chicago Tribune - Full text 1985 - present.

    Chicago Tribune Archives - Full text 1849 - 1988.

    Gale Student Resources in Context - Provides information for students on a variety of hot topics from books, articles and websites.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library - 300+ full text reference sources on a full range of subjects.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Biography - Full text reference sources offering biographies of popular and historical figures.

    Illinois Driving Tests - Preparing for your driving exam? Learn online from home at our Driving Test training page. Take practice tests,review study guides and download material to help you succeed. Motorcycle, CDL study material are also available!

    Khan Academy – Free online classes, lessons, and courses.

    Library of Congress Digital Collections – An expansive selection of digital collections, including art, newspapers, photographs, maps, and more.

    Literature & Language

    BibMe - Create your works cited page with this fully automatic free bibliography generator

    Gale LitFinder - Discover literary works and authors, covering short essays, poems and more.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Literature - Full text reference sources on various topics related to books and literature.

    Literary Reference Center - Plot summaries, author biographies, book reviews and more from literary journals and encyclopedias.

    Mango Languages - learn new languages with interactive online courses. Also available as an app in the App Store and Google Play.

    Math and Science

    CodeCademy – Learn to code with these step-by-step, interactive lessons.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Medicine - Full text reference sources related to medicine.

    Gale Virtual Reference Library: Science - Full text reference sources on various science topics.

    Science Reference Center - Articles, images and videos from journals and encyclopedias.

    Sparticl – Sparticl includes answers to science questions, images, videos, games, and hands-on activities, all curated by a team of experts.

    Wolfram Alpha - A computational knowledge engine that allows students to check their work on complex math and physics problems.

    Social Studies/Government

    History Reference Center - Full text content from nearly 2000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

    New York Times - Full text of the newspaper from 1980 to the present; full text of the Book Review and Magazine 1997-present.

    New York Times (Historical) - Full text 1851 - 2013.

    SIRS Researcher - Selected full-text resources on leading issues of the day.

    Special Report and Hot Topics - Includes national and international topics of current interest. It is a great spot for students to find search topics and articles on key issues and monthly themes including National Poetry Month, Earth Day, 2016 U.S. Presidential Election and more.

    The United Nations 

    US Census Bureau