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Do you need sources that don't count as Internet for an assignment? Try our online resources - they contain book and magazine resources for your essays and reports - and don't forget to check your sources using the fake news and fact-checking sources listed below.

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Find more than 700,000 biographies from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers.

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Connect to live online tutors in one-on-one sessions for homework help, skills building, writing lab, and more.

Explore thousands of topics in science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics,  and learn something new.

Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.

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Learn more about today's most significant science topics.

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An engaging reference portal to the most-studied topics in US history.

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An overview of world history that covers the most-studied topics.

Text Books

Del Mar Middle School and some Redwood High School textbooks are available at the Teen Desk for use in the Library only.



Research at the College Level: Advice for High School Students

Video for high school students getting ready for college.


Fake News - Resources for Media Literacy

AP Fact Check
Fact-checking the news from the Associated Press.

Common Sense Digital Compass
Online or app game for middle school students.

Tools for evaluating information.

Fact Check
Monitors factual accuracy in politics.

News and Media Literacy
Information for kids, teens, and parents about digital literacy.

Fact-checking resource.

Political fact-checking.

Sharing Posts: The Spread of Fake News by Stephen Currie

Websites and apps

Biographical Dictionary
Searchable by birth years, death years, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

Database of over 25,000 notable people, both past and present.

Citation Machine
Choose a citation style, plug in your information, and get a citation for your Bibliography.

Cold Turkey
Online distraction blocker; free version is available.

Information Please
Almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, atlas, and more.

Khan Academy
Free online education.

Citation generator for students with nitpicky teachers.

Live Binders
Free online binder.

My Homework Student Planner
Free student planner app.

Learning tools and flashcards.

Great source for all kinds of facts on the net, also neat stuff like word of the day, daily poetry break, tonight's sky, and today in history.

Study Blue
Online flashcards.

Watch Know Learn
Free educational videos.

Dewey Numbers and Subject Headings for Further Research

300’s Social Sciences
500’s Science including Mathematics
800’s Literature
900’s History

Last updated
June 2018