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 Reference

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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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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Middle Schools – Explora

Use at Home? Yes

Description: The Explora experience for middle schools ensures that students, educators and library patrons can quickly find the reliable information they need to complete homework and research projects, deliver robust school curriculum, and satisfy their intellectual curiosity.

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PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Use at Home? Yes

Description: PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-2 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.

PebbleGo Next provides a natural next step for 3rd-5th grade students with articles all aligned to state and national standards with a familiar, yet age-appropriate, experience and supports.

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Primary Schools – Explora

Use at Home? Yes

Description: The Explora experience for elementary schools ensures that students, educators and library patrons can quickly find the reliable information they need to complete homework and research projects, deliver robust school curriculum, and satisfy their intellectual curiosity.

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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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