Homework - Grades 9-12


American Physical Society.
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The American Physical Society (APS) provides free access to all online APS journals, from the most recent articles back to the first issue in 1893, to readers and researchers accessing their collection from inside public library buildings in the United States. This collection includes over 400,000 scientific research papers.


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Biography in Context provides in-depth coverage of current and historic people. It provides articles and portraits.


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CQ Researcher offers in-depth, non-biased coverage of current issues. Topics range from social and teen issues to the environment, health, education and science and technology. CQ Researcher explores a single "hot" issue each week.


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Current Biography Illustrated provides profiles and images of people making news today as well as famous people back to World War II including celebrities, politicians, sports figures, writers, actors, scientists, and others.


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eLibrary contains interview transcripts, speeches, and other primary source materials. It features a "go to the best part" button to help you browse quickly through your search results.


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Encyclopedia Americana Online includes the full text of the print Encyclopedia Americana and more.


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Europa World Yearbook contains political and economic information about more than 250 countries and territories through background information, statistics, and government and media contacts.


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Expanded Academic ASAP covers every academic discipline through scholarly journals, news and general interest magazines, and The New York Times.


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Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of eBook encyclopedias and almanacs.


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General OneFile supplies articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and more.


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General Reference Center Gold provides indexing, abstracts, and full-text for thousands of magazines and newspapers including The Washington Post and The Christian Science Monitor.


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Historical Newspaper Index uniquely provides over one million records from nine local newspapers covering research on the history of local buildings, lists of Civil War veterans, past Board of Supervisors meetings and election statistics, and much more. Information & Tips


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InfoTrac Religion & Philosophy features a selection of hundreds of magazines and journals covering religion and the related areas of philosophy, archaeology and anthropology.


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LearningExpress Library provides interactive online practice tests, eBooks, and tutorial courses series designed to prepare people to succeed on academic or licensing tests. Immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of test results are given. Coverage spans elementary school skills through adult job skills and citizenship test preparation.


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Literature Resources lets you search several literature databases at the same time on a Website designed specifically for literature research. Find the full texts of literary works, journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.



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Literati includes a host of resources, such as educational content for K-12 students and adults, informational videos and tutorials, and interactive discovery tools. Literati Public has been specifically customized for Virginia Libraries. Online tutoring help from certified teacher is offered through the "Homework Help" tab Monday through Thursday from 3pm-9pm and Saturdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. This service is offered to all students in Virginia (Grades 3-12) needing help in Math, Reading or Writing.



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LitFinder contains full-text poems, short stories, speeches and plays including some material in Spanish.


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MasterFILE Premier covers diverse topics including general information, business issues, health and multicultural materials. It includes an image collection with photos of people, natural science photos, photos of places, historical photos, maps, and flags.


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Military and Intelligence Database provides hundreds of military-related and general magazines.



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National Geographic Kids contains reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


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Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre was conceived and developed with the Spanish-speaking peoples of the Americas as its focus. Based on the print encyclopedia, Cumbre, it contains thousands of articles, thousands of photographs, and more.



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Oxford English Dictionary Online provides the meaning and history of the English language. It also contains millions of quotations.


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National Newspapers covers dozens of newspapers including The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and The Washington Post.


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Student Edition focuses on general reference materials with a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, government, history, and many other topics. It contains audio and video clips and primary sources.


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Student Resources in Context provides a selection of original reference material, overviews, critical essays, primary source documents and full-text magazines and newspapers with audio and video clips, photographs, maps and graphics.


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