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RESEARCH DATABASES AND WEBSITES

 

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Use these credible resources and search engines to help you find important 
information about any topic.

DATABASES: 
EXPLORA AND MORE!- Provided through Infolink and the NJ State Library, 
this database gives you access to a variety of periodical materials, including 
literary references center and points of view.
*Tutorial on how to use Explora:
http://support.ebsco.com/training/flash_videos/explora/explora.html 
 

Facts on File - online database of encyclopedias that provides you with information on
the following topics: Careers and Education, Geography and Culture, History, Literature
and Language Arts, Medical and Health, and Science and Mathematics

Gale Virtual Reference Library -  online database of encyclopedias and specialized
reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

GVRL Tutorials: https://support.gale.com/training/videos/gvrl

Fact Cite - online database of encyclopedias that provides you with information on the
following topics: U.S. and World Biography, Shapers of Society, Sports Champions, World
Mythology, American History, Defining Moments in American History, Science and Technology,
Countries and Cultures and Essential Information.

Jersey Clicks - Electronic resources provided to New Jersey’s libraries by the New 
Jersey State Library and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

 

WEBSITES:
REFSEEK - RefSeek is a search engine for students and researchers that 
aims to make academic information easily accessible to everyone. 
RefSeek searches more than one billion documents, including web 
pages, books, encyclopedias, journals, and newspapers.
   
FACT MONSTER - Find tons of information using the almanac, encyclopedia, 
dictionary and thesaurus.

IPL - Find various reference articles on different topics important to teens

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS - Provides information, pictures and videos on numerous topics
 

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY - Check out this link to access the New York Public 

Library's free digital collection.