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Biography Research Materials

American National Biography

American National Biography Online

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Info on over 18,700 American men and women–from all eras and walks of life–whose lives have shaped the nation. Only deceased persons are profiled.

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Britannica Library

Britannica Library

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Complete encyclopedia with related Internet links, best websites rated by EB editors, Britannica’s Lives and the Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary.

 

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Britannica for Children

Britannica Library for Children

Use at Home? Yes

Description: All the resources found in Encyclopedia Britannica, plus special online learning materials for students, in grades K-8.

 

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Chelsea House

Chelsea House Biographies

Use at Home? Yes

Description: In-depth looks at people who have shaped our world.  World leaders, sports stars, popular icons, writers, legends of the old west, and many more.

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Credo

Credo

Use at Home? Yes

Description: An online platform that combines reliable, citable reference content with your library’s resources and helps you to do faster, more effective research.

 

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Britannica Escolar

Escolar

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Descripción: Enciclopedia de Britannica para estudiantes de 6 a 12 años de edad.

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FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online

FactCite – American and World Biography

Use at Home? Yes

Description: 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. More than 2,000 illustrations.

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FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online

FactCite – Biography for Beginners

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers.

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FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online

Fact Cite – The Lincoln Library

Use at Home? Yes

Description: American History – More than 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American history.

 

Biography for Beginners – Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers.

 

Greek & Roman Mythology – 500 articles on Greek and Roman mythological figures with more than 300 illustrations.

 

U.S. & World Biography – 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. More than 2,000 illustrations.

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Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Contains the full text of hundreds of reference books on a wide variety of subjects, including history, business, medicine, science and humanities. Includes tables of content, indexes and illustrations.

 

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Gale In Context Biography

Gale In Context: Biography

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Authoritative reference content, magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure researchers have access to the very latest information.

 

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Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Britannica Moderna

Moderna

¿Usar en casa? Sí

Descripción: La enciclopedia más comprensiva de la lengua española, con los artículos, fotos e imágenes, mapas y tablas.

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Oxford Reference

Oxford Art Online

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today including the Grove Dictionary of Art and Benezit Dictionary of Artists.

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PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Use at Home? Yes

Description: PebbleGo Biographies, PebbleGo Earth and Space and PebbleGo Social Studies are resources designed especially for students in grades K-3. They include photographs, videos and educational games.

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Primary Search

Primary Search

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

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Scholastic go!

Scholastic Go!

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Incorporates Grolier Online databases, including Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, American Heritage Children’s Dictionary, American Heritage Children’s Thesaurus, Lands and People, New Book of Knowledge and New Book of Popular Science.

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World Book Online

World Book Online

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Start here for background research on any topic. Articles are updated with current events information, useful links on the Internet, a monthly calendar of important dates and a Today in History feature.

 

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World Book Online

World Book: La Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

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Descripción: Características incluyen artículos, secuencia (fechas) de eventos, mapas y bases de datos interactivas (recursos electrónicos).

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Biography Websites