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General

Ask a Librarian!
If you need help you can submit a reference question and receive an e-mail answer.

Ask.com
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.
http://www.ask.com/?o=0&l=dir

 

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Art

Artcyclopedia
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.
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/

Mother of All Art and Art History Links
http://umich.edu/~motherha/

Racine Art Museum
Need to take a trip to view art for research? Check out the RAM. Its right her in town.
http://www.ramart.org/

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History

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.
http://www.africanamericanhistorymonth.gov/

American History
American History From colonial Times to Today
http://www.historycentral.com/USHistory.html

Ben’s Guide to Government for Kids Grades 9-12
Teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the federal government.
http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/index.html

Biography.com
Read biographies, play games, watch interviews and video clips at Biography.com.
http://www.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.
http://www.history.com/content/blackhistory

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.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Debate Central
an online resource created and maintained by the National Center for Policy Analysis for high school students researching the nationwide high school debate topic.
http://debate-central.ncpa.org/

Facts for Features: Black History Month: February 2011
List of facts put together by the U.S. Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/pdf/cb11ff-01_black.pdf

Holocaust History Project
Documents, photographs, recordings and essays regarding the Holocaust.
http://www.holocaust-history.org/

Our Courts
Spearhead by Justice O’Connor, Our Courts is a web-based education project designed to reinvigorate civics learning inside and outside the classroom.
http://ourcourts.org/

Women’s History – From History.com
Learn about the history of Women’s History with timelines, videos and other resources at History.com.
http://www.history.com/topics/womens-history-month

World History
The entire history of the world can be found and collected on WorldHistory.com.
http://www.worldhistory.com/

WWW Virtual Library
Index of Native American Resources on the Internet
http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/

Year by Year
An online almanac of historical and current info.
http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html

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Language Arts

Citation Guide
Helps you to figure out what you need to site and gives links to different citation styles.
http://library.williams.edu/citing/

Free Cliffnotes Online: Literature
Use these free cliffnotes online to help you study.
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/literature-study-guides.html

Free Study Help from Cliffnotes: Writing
Need help with grammar and spelling check out this site!
http://www.cliffsnotes.com/study_guide/Writing.topicArticleId-29035.html

Shakespeare Online
Information on the life and works of William Shakespeare.
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/

Sparknotes
Offers student written study guides for a variety of subjects, forums, and more.
http://www.sparknotes.com/

Yahoo! Bable Fish
This is a translation tool that can translate text you give it or whole web pages.
http://babelfish.yahoo.com/

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Math

A+ Math Flash Cards
Online flash cards for geometry, algebra and so much more.
http://www.aplusmath.com/flashcards/

Ask Dr. Math
http://mathforum.org/library/drmath/drmath.high.html

Math.com
Homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.
http://www.math.com

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Music

BBC Guide to the Orchestra
Learn all about the orchestra from the BBC.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/orchestras/learn/

MusicTheory.net

Ricci Adams’ music theory and teen-created basics of music.
http://www.musictheory.net/

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Online Books

Bartleby.com
Bartleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and nonfiction.
http://www.bartleby.com/

Google Books
A service from Google that searches the full text of books that Google has scanned.
http://books.google.com

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.
http://dbooks.wplc.info

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Science

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.
http://www.astro.wisc.edu/~dolan/constellations/

Biology Online
Biology Online, information in the life sciences in the form of tutorials, references and an online dictionary of biology terms.
http://www.biology-online.org/

Bugfacts
An insect field guide to the most commonly found insects and non-insects in North America.
http://www.bugfacts.net/

The 8 Planets
Multimedia tour of the solar system — one star, eight planets, and more — with pictures, text, sound, and references to other resources.
http://www.nineplanets.org/

eNature.com
Your Guide to America’s Wildlife — Comprehensive, Accurate, and Local, now including the Sibley Guide to Birds
http://www.enature.com/home/

General Chemistry Online!
Resources for students and teachers of introductory college chemistry.
http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/index.shtml

How Plate Tectonics Work
http://www.extremescience.com/PlateTectonicsmap.htm

Laws List
The laws list is a list of various laws, rules, principles, and other related topics in physics and astronomy.
http://www.alcyone.com/max/physics/laws/

Learn Genetics
How does genetics affect our lives? Online activities, labs, experiments, and workshops for students, teens, and all others curious about genetics.
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/

Physics Class Room
The Physics Classroom is an online interactive tutorial of basic physics concepts.
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/

PBS Savage Earth
Information on earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, and other natural disasters.
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/

Rocks and other Minerals
http://www.galleries.com/rocks/default.htm

Science Reference Center
You will need your library card to access this site. Brought to you by Badgerlink.net.

Web Elements
Interactive periodic table.
http://webelements.com/

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Foreign Languages

Powerspeak Languages
Through these online tutorials you can learn Spanish, French, Mandarin, German and ESL Spanish.

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