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General Knowledge Resources
General Knowledge Resources for Kids and Teens
Geared toward kids, use this to search or browse for information included in Encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites.
A magazine database specifically for the high school level. Additionally, full text is available for 84,774 biographies and 100,554 primary source documents, more than 350 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts), an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs.
Provides full text to 140 popular, middle school magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Encyclopedia of Animals, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags.
A database designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, it provides full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines.
Useful Web links
Since 1995, Refdesk is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.
Internet Public Library offers vast amount of information for free.