Databases and Websites Links

Quick links:

 Reader’s Advisory


General Reference

Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html
Tennessee Electronic Library http://tntel.tnsos.org/
Encyclopedia Smithsonian http://www.si.edu/encyclopedia
Encyclopedia Britannica http://www.britannica.com/
Webster’s Dictionary & Thesarus http://www.merriam-webster.com/netdict.htm
Encyclopedia Mythica http://www.pantheon.org/areas/

 Census & Statistics

United States Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/
Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/
Ancestry.com Library Edition http://www.ancestrylibrary.com/?userid=33

Ebooks

Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/

Legal Resources

Southeast Legal http://www.selegal.org/
TN Alliance for Legal Services http://www.tals.org/
WEX Legal Dictionary & Encyclopedia http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/

Homework Help

Duke University Citing Sources http://library.duke.edu/research/citing/
Purdue University Online Writing Lab https://owl.english.purdue.edu/
The Nine Planets http://nineplanets.org/
American Museum of Natural History Ology http://www.amnh.org/explore/ology/

Forms


For Children, Tweens, and Teens

Read Aloud 15 Minutes. Every Child. Every Parent. Every Day. Read Aloud 15 Minutes National Campaign
All kinds of animal information and games
National Geographic for Kids http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/
Games and facts about animals, archaeology, cultures, and more.
Metropolitan Museum of Art for Kids http://www.metmuseum.org/learn/for-kids
Explore the world from prehistory to the present.
The American Museum of Natural History’s website for kids.
Fun and educational games for kids.
Explore various topics with Ms. Frizzle and her class.
Provides ESL resources for children.
Official government web portal for kids.
Web search for kids.
How Stuff Works is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works
iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials.
Fun, online games for kids.
An online learning center for young astronomers.
Information about cells and other biology topics.
Pauly’s Playhouse http://www.paulysplayhouse.com/
Online games for children.
Interactive learn and play and coloring sheets,
Bill Nye the Science Guy http://www.billnye.com/
Science information and activities for kids.
Reviews, author interviews, and reading lists for teens.
The website for Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums.
An online resource for children learning to read with phonics.
Super Science Fair Projects http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com/
Super Science Fair Projects is your complete step-by-step
guide to experiments and ideas for kids K-college.
Pottermore-a continuing exploration of all things Harry Potter https://www.pottermore.com/en-us
Spatlutta-cooking for kids! http://www.spatulatta.com/

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Education

Achieve your educational and career goals… for kids and adults.
Sevier County Public Library Card Catalog http://tenv-verso.auto-graphics.com/iluminar/home.asp?lid=sevier

School/Education

Sevier County Schools http://www.sevier.org


Health and Wellness


Car Buying Guide


Local Job Hunting Resource

Job4TN.GOV https://www.jobs4tn.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx

Career Resources  http://www.galesupport.com/telGeo/telGeoLink.php?db=LECARC&LEtoken=tel_p_sevier


Consumer Research/Product Review

Consumer Research http://www.consumersearch.com/


Language Resources

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