Tipton-Rosemark Academy

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Tipton Rosemark Academy Library

Middle & Upper School Library Links


Catalogs:

    Tipton Rosemark Academy Online Catalog
  1. Contains an index of all the books available through the TRA Library

Tennessee Electronic Library: Databases by subject link to hundreds of millions of articles in Gale Virtual Reference Library, Academic OneFile, Kids InfoBits, Literature Resource Center, Health and Wellness Resource Center, Learning Express Library, and many more.


Images, Video & Media:


The Big Picture: The Big Picture is a photo blog for the Boston Globe/boston.com, compiled semi-regularly by Alan Taylor. Inspired by publications like Life Magazine (of old), National Geographic, and online experiences like MSNBC.com's Picture Stories galleries and Brian Storm's MediaStorm, The Big Picture is intended to highlight high-quality, amazing imagery - with a focus on current events, lesser-known stories and, well, just about anything that comes across the wire that looks really interesting.

United Streaming: Discovery Education provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning.


Search:


Clusty: Clusty is a metasearch engine that shows search results in clusters.



Google Scholar: Google Scholar indexes scholarly literature across a variety of disciplines and available in a variety of formats.


IPL TeenSpace: Specifically targeted to teens this is part of the online public library for the Internet community.


WorldCat: Find books and videos in libraries around the world. Interlibrary loan is available for research purposes.


Citation Style Guides And Generators:


Use these sites to help you make your citations as clear as your ideas and to be sure they conform to the correct standards.

University of Southern Mississippi provides style guides for APA, MLA, and Turabian formats.

Diana Hacker is a documentation site which divides citation information by discipline.

Easy Bib generates citations in MLA or APA formats.

Merriam-Webster Word of the Day: Merriam-Webster provides a free online dictionary, thesaurus, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and other English language resources.

Find Articles gives you access to millions of articles from thousand of top publications.

Internet Public Library (Literary Criticism) is a omprehensive guide to literary criticism on the Internet.

Mag Portal-A is a service that helps find individual magazine articles posted on the Web. Includes some literary criticism.

National Geographic Index-Search offers more than 108 years of National Geographic publications.

Bartleby.com is the preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse, providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web.

Ebooks from Facts On File with over 100 ebooks online for students to view for research.(Password is needed)

Chegg.com both sells and rents textbooks, which saves students on average over 80% on books and $500 each year in education costs. Plus, students get 7-day free eTextbook access while they wait for their physical books to be delivered.


Electronic Library:


Ready Reference Encyclopedias

Britannica Online: This edition, designed specifically for students, features the most recent update of the complete encyclopedia, an internet guide, a video library, learning activities, and more.

Dictionaries & Thesauri
Merriam Webster Online Dictionary: Provides access to a dictionary, thesaurus, and word games.

Thesaurus.com: Includes a simple translator, word of the day, and word games.

Maps and Geography
Maps.com

Quick Facts
Information Please Almanac Provides access to daily almanacs, an atlas, a dictionary, and an encyclopedia.

Library Spot Extensive list of links to encyclopedias, maps, libraries, and more.

Fact Monster Produced by the folks at "Information Please," Fact Monster offers not only links to ready reference information, but also links to science, mathematics, government, history, people, and sports information.

RefDesk provides links to ready reference information, search engines, news, weather, and chosen subject links.

Student Resources: College Info on the Web
Free Online Test Prep for the SAT! Try out this site when preparing to take the test.

Free Online SAT Help Here is another site for SAT help.

How Stuff Works: College Admission This is a good site to begin with when researching college admissions. Includes sections on selecting a college, SAT scores, minority students, when to apply, and more.

CollegeView sponsors a free online database of over 3,000 two and four year schools.

Collegeboard.com Students can register and practice for the SAT, identify and search for college information, apply to college online, learn about the costs of higher education, and much more.

FinAid Provides comprehensive information about online financial aid.