Online Resources

Online Resources

Online Resources

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CERF
A website directory of information rich safe, K-12 URL's, designed for use by students and teachers. Subject areas of Arts, Biology, Chemistry, English, Geography, Health, Mathematics, Music, Physics, Science, Social Studies, Sports, Technology, and Visual Arts are covered. Connections are made to learning standards.
This subscription provided by BOCES School Library System.

Custom Newspapers
Search a collection of 150 newspapers, both national and international.

EBSCO
An on-line reference system offering various databases, from general reference to subject specific databases.
This service is provided through NY State Library's Empirelink.

Encyclopedia Britannica 
This subscription provided by BOCES School Library System.

First Search (faculty only)
Contains 14 databases, including ERIC, World Almanac, Wilson Select Full Text, and MEDLINE. Logon information is available in the library.
This subscription is provided by the South Central Regional Library Council.

Gale Infotrack Reference
Databases containing journal titles, pamphlets and additional selected articles in the areas of health & business, a magazine index geared to K-12 students, and newspapers articles.
This data base is provided by the NY State Library with federal funds from the Library Services and Technology Act.

 - temporarily not working (fall 2017)Grolier
This online encyclopedia is provided by BT BOCES School Library System.

KidsHealth
Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the Teens section includes information about many diseases.

MedLinePlus 
This free online encyclopedia comes from the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.  Click on "Medical Encyclopedia" to search for specific diseases.

The Merck Manual of Medical Information -- Home Edition
The Merck Manual is one of the most well-known medical textbooks in the world.  The Home Edition is written in more common language.

National Geographic Kids
Provided by Broome-Tioga BOCES.

NetLibrary
A collection of electronic books (e-books) from NetLibrary were purchased by Broome-Tioga BOCES and are available to patrons of component schools' libraries
Provided by Broome-Tioga BOCES.

Newsbank
Current and archival access to the full electronic edition of record of 10 New York newspapers, plus access to 6 national newspapers.
This subscription is provided by the South Central Regional Library Council.

World Book ebooks

Resources on the Web

Ask Jeeves Kids
A search engine that allows you to type your request in the form of a question

Librarians' Index to the Internet
A search engine of web sites selected by teachers and librarians

Google
One of the most popular search engines

Search Engine Links
Lists top search engines by category

Yahoo
More people use Google, but Yahoo is just as good and may yield different results

Dewey Browse
Web sites organized by Dewey class numbers

List of libraries in Broome County

Books and Reading
This public library site has lots of information on books and reading for teens

Citing Web Sites (a PDF document you can print and fill out)
 
 
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