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Research: Check your School Loop email or ask a Librarian for usernames/passwords.Offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles [from both academic journals and popular magazines], images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites.
Designed with high school students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework.
History Reference Center
An excellent source for both American and world history. Includes 640,000 full-text records from peer-reviewed journals, reference books, periodicals, 74,000 primary source documents, 81,000 biographies of historical figures, 2,000 full-text reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, and 44,000 images and 80+ hours of video.
Literary Reference Center
An encyclopedia, biography, and dictionary source for classic and popular literature. It has a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.
Points of View
Provides rich content that can help students realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues, and develop analytical thinking skills. The database covers over 400 topics, presenting an overview, point, counterpoint, and guide to critical analysis along with related information, including articles and images.
Science Reference CenterAn excellent source of reliable information on life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, technology and more. Includes full-text coverage for more than 200 science periodicals, 275,000 high-quality science images, 2,900 full-text, full-length biographies, 800 full-text science essays, 800 full-text science reference books, and 500 science videos.
Read It English Language Learner is a place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short and written to support your reading skills as you learn about topics in English that you need for school and everyday life.
EBSCOhost Academic SearchA multidisciplinary database providing thousands of full-
text, peer-reviewed journals to support scholarly research in key areas of study.
Explora Educator's Edition has acccess to several educator journals and research plus lesson plans, student tools, and curriculum standards information and tools.Search EnginesJust gotta use Google? Check out:
- Google tip sheet for search shortcuts and "cheats."
- Google Scholar for scholarly articles
Homework Help(also check the menu to the left for subject specific links)Homework Help from Alameda County Library includes online tutoring with Brainfuse and research topics.
Alameda County Library eBooks and eReaders can be borrowed and downloaded to your device.Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.Allison RodriguezLibrary Media Technician510.657.4070 x27-206Julie BoyerTeacher Librarian510.657.4070 x27-205