Find the meanings of abbreviations, acronyms and initials.
Please see a staff member in the Children’s Department for information about
logging into this database. Awesome Stories provides great information on topics in history and literature.
Tons of great links arranged by school subject. Great place to start research projects.
FACTMONSTER ONLINE ALMANAC, DICTIONARY, ENCYCLOPEDIA AND HOMEWORK HELP
Great place to quickly answer specific questions you may have. Covers all areas of study.
A true must see!! Links are arranged by grade level and subject area. Also has helpful articles on subjects like science fairs and finding information online.
HOW STUFF WORKS
Find out about how things works from the latest gadgets to finances.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY
An enormous subject directory. Includes areas for kids and teens.
Meant to be a kid safe zone. Provides good information on a number of interesting topics.
General source with information on just about everything. Great for quick reference information.
Large number of full text books offered online. Includes sections for reference, verse, fiction and nonfiction books. Features a search engine that will search the entire collection.
HOW TO WRITE A TERM PAPER
Expert advice on all phases of writing a term paper, from choosing a topic to revision.
Gives examples of citing Internet resources in a bibliography. Covers everything from email to video clips.
KYVL FOR KIDS RESEARCH PORTAL
Cute interactive tutorial about doing research.
LANDMARKS CITATION MACHINE
Free service allows users to plug in information and it generates a bibliographic citation. Works for both print and electronic resources.
MERRIAM-WEBSTER ONLINE DICTIONARY
Look up words in this online dictionary.
ONLINE CITATION STYLES
Examples of citations from all of the major style manuals. Covers print and electronic resources.
ONLINE WRITING LAB
Great online tutorial from Purdue University. Covers grammar, style, spelling, and punctuation.
Search for quotes by author or subject. Also has a search engine that allows you to type in keywords.
RHYME ZONE RHYMING DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS
Helps you find the perfect rhyming word.
Explanations of terms and formulas. Post questions online for some expert help.
HARCOURT ANIMATED MATH GLOSSARY
Defines important math terms for grades K – 6.
SUPER KIDS MATH WORKSHEETS
Creates worksheets on math topics for grades K – 8.
Math help categorized by type. Includes a wide range of topics from General, K-8 math to trigonometry.
INTERNET PUBLIC LIBRARY: SCIENCE FAIR PROJECTS
A science fair project resource to guide you through projects by guiding you to a variety of excellent Web resources.
U.S. EPA KID’S PAGE
Environmental Protection Agency’s Web site for children. Contains information on recycling and pollution as well as what to do to make the earth a cleaner place to live.
WEB ELEMENTS PERIODIC TABLE
A hypertext periodic table. You can click on the elements for more information about åeach one.
Basic information about each state. Full of links to official sites for more information.
Current events and statistics for each state.
Encyclopedia like entries for each state. Includes information about famous people.
Good information about major and minor holidays.
Portal to all of the US Government agencies’ sites for kids.