Don't forget to keep track of where you get your information.  Cite your sources!

Word Reference

Part of Britannica Online.  Use the school login.
Free online dictionary and thesaurus with advertisements.
Part of Ask.com. Ignore the advertisements.
Part of Ask.com. Ignore the advertisements.

 

Encyclopedias

Go to this site FIRST!  Use the school login.
Free online resource with some good links.  Ignore the advertisements.

 

Almanacs

Almanac, atlas, games, trivia, etc.
Weather, astronomy, gardening, recipes, etc.
CIA Factbook: information on countries

 

Atlases

Interactive world maps
General atlas
Atlas at Britannica Online powered by Google Maps.  Use school login.

 

Biographies

Biography Channel: biographies of very famous people
Free online resource with some good links.  Ignore the advertisements.


Databases

To access from NMS.
To access from home. You must use your public library card to enter the databases.

Periodicals (Newspapers & Magazines)

Local newspaper for Nelson County, VA.
Nelson County Life Magazine: local weather, news, events, etc.
Sports Illustrated Kids: The latest sports news plus games, video, and more.
National Geographic Kids: information on animals, science, people & places, and games.
Girls' Life Magazine: advice, health & fitness, games, fashion, and more.
Boys' Life Magazine: outdoor sports, hobbies, jokes, games, etc. Official magazine of the Boy Scouts of America.