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 Links and Resources for Students

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Featured Resources: Subscription Websites

User ID & Password are required for each site.

Please see The Library Media Specialist.  

CQ Researcher 

The Congressional Quarterly publishes articles on important issues that have arisen over the past decade. 

EBSCO (Biography, EBook, History, Literary, Novelist & Science Reference Centers)

Six excellent databases that will not only enrich nearly all literary, historical and scientific research projects, but also present reading in a whole new fashion.   

Facts on File (Classroom Video on Demand & Bloom's Literary Reference Center)

User friendly databases that contain thousands of video clips for All subject areas and literary criticism by famous literary critic, Harold Bloom.  Highly recommended especially for research papers!!!

Grolier's Encyclopedia Online

An online encyclopedia.  Check out The Encyclopedia Americana link! 

ProQuest (SIRS)

One of the most reliable databases that contains thousands of periodicals (magazines and select newspaper sections) to aid with all areas of research.

TeenBiz 3000
A reading, writing and grammar program that utilizes Associated Press articles in order to gauge one's reading skills.  Daily puzzles and even jokes are posted.  

World Book Encyclopedia Online
There are four links here, but World Book Advanced, Student and Hallazgos are suggested.  Among the many features are an atlas, World Newspapers, research articles and even a link to improve your Spanish. 

Public Libraries

A Public Library Card will provide you access to free: books, discussions, film screenings, DVD rentals, seminars, after school programs, High Speed Internet Access, searches of hundreds of electronic databases and more. To apply for a Public Library Card, visit your borough’s library website.

Brooklyn Public Library

NY Public Library (Manhattan, Bronx and Staten Island)

Queens Borough Public Library

Writing Workshop

MLA Citation Manual              

The Duke University Library provides a noteworthy guide to successfully utilizing The MLA Research Format.   

The CUNY WriteSite
A collection of resources to assist you in all kinds of writing projects. 

Librarian's Internet Index
A list of  websites by subject matter. These are good websites to use for research.

A great online dictionary that includes definitions, sentence examples and audible pronunciations. 

World Book Encyclopedia: Citation Builder
Click on Citation Builder under Research Tools and learn how to build a bibliography using The APA, MLA and Harvard Research Styles.  (World Book User ID & Password required).


Test Prep & College

Regents Exams
The  New York State Education Department Website Archive of past Regents Exams with answer keys.

Regents Exam Prep Center
Interactive questions, answers and explanations.

The College Board


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