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Biography

Biography (Gale in Context)

GALE IN CONTEXT: BIOGRAPHY with Abraham Lincoln statue.

Biographical information on people throughout history as well as the present.
 

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Books & Authors (Gale)

Gale Books & Authors

Find out what to read next through expert reviews, author biographies, and in-depth searching.

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High School (Gale in Context)

High School (Gale in Context)
Age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for middle and high-school students to use for classroom assignments.
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Environment & Chesapeake Bay

Environmental Protection Agency

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Official website of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), with information on environmental issues, laws, and regulations that affect our country's natural resources.
 

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Environmental Studies & Policy (Gale OneFile)

Environmental Studies and Policy (Gale OneFile)

Journal and magazine articles focused on environmental issues and policy.

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National Centers for Environmental Information

Librarian Recommended Website

Explore the wide variety of data stewarded by the National Centers for Environmental Information.

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Language Learning

Brainfuse - HelpNow

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Brainfuse offers live tutoring, skills building, foreign language lab, writing lab with live writing assistance, a test center offering practice quizzes for standardized tests, and much more.
 

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for over 70 languages.

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Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Improve your English or learn another language. An effective, easy-to-use program that allows you to learn a new language on your own time.
 

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Language Arts

Literature Resource Center (Gale)

Gale Literature Resource Center

Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. 

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus

Search for children's fiction and nonfiction titles by author, plot, read-alikes, curriculum, and more.

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Scribner Writer Series (Gale)

Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series

Browse original scholarly essays on authors from around the world. Places authors and their works in personal and historical context.

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Mathematics & Science

High School Mathematics (MIT Open Courseware)

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology-created site with videos of lectures, lecture notes, examples of tests, etc. for high school students studying calculus.

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Science (Gale in Context)

Science (Gale in Context)

Search across multiple reference sources published by Gale. Journal and magazine articles, news, videos, and more. Focused on science for students, researchers, and the general public.

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Full-text articles from magazines, journals, reference titles, and encyclopedias for students and scientists. 

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Social Studies

Black Life in America

Black Life in America logo with young Black Lives Matter protestors.

The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.

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National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Young students can find authoritative information from National Geographic Kids magazine, videos and photos. Topics include animals, science, social studies, history and more.

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Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)

Opposing Viewpoints (Gale in Context)

Articles and information on current events and social issues.

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Test Preparation

Brainfuse - HelpNow

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Brainfuse offers live tutoring, skills building, foreign language lab, writing lab with live writing assistance, a test center offering practice quizzes for standardized tests, and much more.
 

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Modern States Free Online Courses

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Register to take free online courses from major universities. Courses are designed to help you pass CLEP and AP exams and potentially get "Freshman Year for Free."
 

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MVA Practice Test

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MVA permit test practice you can trust. The site offers MVA practice tests that simulate the real thing. Study questions for driving cars, motorcycles, or commercial vehicles.

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