Academic Search Engines and Websites
Internet Public Library - http://www.ipl.org/
Excellent Search tool. Their mission is to provide library services to Internet users. IPL provides a well-organized point of access for reliable, trustworthy, librarian-selected Internet resources, serving California, the nation, and the world. Activities include: finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources; and direct assistance to individuals.
Alameda County Library Articles and Databases http://www.aclibrary.org/research/articlesDataBases/default.asp?topic=ArticlesDataBases&cat=ArticlesDataBases The library offers many thousands of dollars' worth of online subscriptions at the click of a mouse. Articles can be e-mailed, printed or downloaded. Note: You must have an Alameda County Library card to use these resources.
Register online for immediate access: https://alam1.aclibrary.org/selfreg~S2
California Learning Resources Network: CLRN - http://www.clrn.org/
Wonderful links evaluated by California librarians. Includes links for Open Court.
Awesome Library - K-12 Education Directory - http://www.awesomelibrary.org/
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 23,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
Refdesk - http://www.refdesk.com/
reference, facts, news, free and family friendly. A one-stop site for all things Internet including news, weather, sports, reference, encyclopedia (50 areas), facts on file, FAQs, tutorials, search engines. A great source for facts.
INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections - http://infomine.ucr.edu/
Scholarly Internet Resource Collections. 106,341 Academically Valuable Resources.
Information Please - http://www.infoplease.com/
On-Line Dictionary, Internet Encyclopedia, Atlas, & Almanac Reference
Their motto is "all the knowledge you need." Includes Almanacs, Atlases, Dictionaries, and Encyclopedias.
Digital Librarian - http://www.digital-librarian.com/
A librarian's choice of the best of the Web.
WWW Virtual Library - http://vlib.org/
The VL is the oldest catalog of the web, started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of html and the web itself. It is run by volunteers, who compile pages of key links for particular areas in which they are expert; even though it isn't the biggest index of the web, the VL pages are widely recognized as being amongst the highest-quality guides to particular sections of the web. 700 Great Sites http://www.ala.org/gwstemplate.cfm?section=greatwebsites&template=/cfapps/gws/default.cfm
700 Great Sites: Amazing, Spectacular, Mysterious, Wonderful Web Sites for Kids and the Adults Who Care About Them." Sites were selected by the Children and Technology Committee of the Assoc. for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
Education World - http://www.education-world.com/
Over 500,000 sites of interest to educators. Browsable or searchable, with the ability to narrow in by appropriate grade level. Launched in spring 1996.
Fremont Unified School District Library - http://www.fremont.k12.ca.us/Page/114
Links to Library catalog and resources, Alameda Co. Library, and "Parent and Teacher Resources" link.
Chico High School Library Home Page - http://melvil.chicousd.org/
Extensive links related to high school topics.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/
Primary Source Sites
Provides original photographs, sound recordings, videos, and photographs of original documents. Students LOVE these!
Home Page: American Memory from the Library of Congress - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
NARA | US National Archives & Records Administration - http://www.archives.gov/
Biographical Dictionaries - Biographies Magazines and Databases
Alameda County Library Web Page - http://www.aclibrary.org/
Find Articles - http://www.findarticles.com/
from the back issues of over 900 magazines, journals, trade publications and newspapers. Search our online article
archive or browse
Citation Machine http://citationmachine.net/