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Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition PreK-12
History Reference Center
Literary Reference Center
Science Reference Center
Student Research Center
Ask a Librarian!
If you need help you can submit a reference question and receive an e-mail answer.
The Ask.com search engine allows users to find online information by asking a question, entering a phrase, or giving a key word. Formerly Ask Jeeves.
The Artcyclopedia is an index of online museums and image archives: find out where the works of over 8,000 different fine artists can be viewed online.
Mother of All Art and Art History Links
Racine Art Museum
Need to take a trip to view art for research? Check out the RAM. Its right her in town.
African American History Month
From the Library of Congress – In honor of the efforts of people of African descent to detroy slavery and inauguarate universal freedom in the United States.
American History From colonial Times to Today
Ben’s Guide to Government for Kids Grades 9-12
Teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the federal government.
Read biographies, play games, watch interviews and video clips at Biography.com.
Black History from History.com
Explore an interactive timeline of milestones throughout slavery and the civil rights movement, black icons and black history facts.
CIA – The world fact book
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
an online resource created and maintained by the National Center for Policy Analysis for high school students researching the nationwide high school debate topic.
Facts for Features: Black History Month: February 2011
List of facts put together by the U.S. Census Bureau
Holocaust History Project
Documents, photographs, recordings and essays regarding the Holocaust.
Spearhead by Justice O’Connor, Our Courts is a web-based education project designed to reinvigorate civics learning inside and outside the classroom.
Women’s History – From History.com
Learn about the history of Women’s History with timelines, videos and other resources at History.com.
The entire history of the world can be found and collected on WorldHistory.com.
WWW Virtual Library
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
Year by Year
An online almanac of historical and current info.
Helps you to figure out what you need to site and gives links to different citation styles.
Free Cliffnotes Online: Literature
Use these free cliffnotes online to help you study.
Free Study Help from Cliffnotes: Writing
Need help with grammar and spelling check out this site!
Information on the life and works of William Shakespeare.
Offers student written study guides for a variety of subjects, forums, and more.
Yahoo! Bable Fish
This is a translation tool that can translate text you give it or whole web pages.
A+ Math Flash Cards
Online flash cards for geometry, algebra and so much more.
Ask Dr. Math
Homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.
BBC Guide to the Orchestra
Learn all about the orchestra from the BBC.
Essentials of Music
Provides basic information about classical music with overviews of the six main periods in music history.
Ricci Adams’ music theory and teen-created basics of music.
Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction.
A service from Google that searches the full text of books that Google has scanned.
Wisconsin Public Library Consortium
A service provided for our patrons. You can download ebooks and eaudio. All you need is your library card and PIN number.
Constellations and their Stars
Brief information on both stars and constellations, including the sun. Features definitions of constellations and a list of the 26 brightest stars in the solar system.
Biology Online, information in the life sciences in the form of tutorials, references and an online dictionary of biology terms.
An insect field guide to the most commonly found insects and non-insects in North America.
The 8 Planets
Multimedia tour of the solar system — one star, eight planets, and more — with pictures, text, sound, and references to other resources.
Your Guide to America’s Wildlife — Comprehensive, Accurate, and Local, now including the Sibley Guide to Birds
General Chemistry Online!
Resources for students and teachers of introductory college chemistry.
How Plate Tectonics Work
The laws list is a list of various laws, rules, principles, and other related topics in physics and astronomy.
How does genetics affect our lives? Online activities, labs, experiments, and workshops for students, teens, and all others curious about genetics.
Physics Class Room
The Physics Classroom is an online interactive tutorial of basic physics concepts.
PBS Savage Earth
Information on earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.
Rocks and other Minerals
Science Reference Center
You will need your library card to access this site. Brought to you by Badgerlink.net.
Interactive periodic table.
Through these online tutorials you can learn Spanish, French, Mandarin, German and ESL Spanish.