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to access resources listed on this page. When asked, enter your library card number with a capital D and without spaces.Biography in Context
: Looking for information about a person? Search Biography in Content using one or more personal facts such as birth or death years, nationality or occupation. Elibrary
: Available from FinditVirgina, eLibrary is listed under Middle School. Enjoy multimedia content. Find images, websites, e-books, and videos. Read full-text articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers. Elibrary includes photographs, maps, even television and radio transcripts.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
: Reference made easy! Enjoy a wide variety of reference works that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With references ranging from the Encyclopedia of World Biography to the Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, research just got easier. Junior Edition
: Middle and high school students will find answers to their research and homework questions in the magazine, newspaper and reference sources that make up Junior Edition.Literati by Credo
: Need help deciding on a topic for that school research project? Try Literati. It's a great source of basic information on many different topics. You'll also find tools to assist you in organizing your research project. Opposing Viewpoints
: This is a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. You'll find articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Something About the Author Online
: Learn about the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. SparkNotes
: High school student? Try Sparknotes. You'll find literature study guides, classic books, and reference tools. There is even test prep for all the major college readiness testing including SAT and ACT as well as AP Subject exams.Student Edition
: High school student will find indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books with information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.