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Resources for Students

Save time. Find what you're looking for fast. NOVELNY is your shortcut to answers to questions, homework help, and better grades. NOVELNY connects you to information that you usually can find only in a library-that means it's the best of the best. You can research papers, do better on assignments, find what you need when you need it-just by logging on to NOVELNY with your library card number. Please see your school librarian for information on how to access NOVELNY through your school.

NOVELNY is free. And it's better than search engines. Just choose the subject area and find what you're looking for. From sheer fun stuff to serious research-it's yours for the asking!

Encyclopedias

Britannica Academic:  Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
Britannica Escolar: Accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and students learning Spanish.  Available at two levels—primary and secondary.
Britannica School:  A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities.  Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.


Elementary/Middle School Students

Research in Context: Contains magazines, newspapers, primary sources and videos for students in grades 6 to 8.

Kids Infobits -- contains over 550 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 21,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.

High School and College Students

General OneFile - A source for news and periodical 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 many general interest topics.

Academic OneFile - Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

Opposing Viewpoints: Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 21,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.

Other Resources

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Last updated June 28, 2017 -- asm