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World Book

(See Mr. Privett for user name and password)

This is a collection of numerous different reference databases for grades preK-12. Below is a summary of each database:

• World Book Kids - Simple navigation, colorful illustrations, activities for young students, and more.
• World Book Student - The complete World Book encyclopedia plus multimedia, web links, periodicals, and more.
• World Book Advanced - Primary source documents and ebooks fully integrated with encyclopedia content plus timelines, citation builder, and saved research.
• World Languages - World Book offers L'Encyclopédie Découverte and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos for beginning students; and Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica for more advanced Spanish speakers.
• World Book Discover - A collection of resources for differentiated learning including read-aloud, text translation, video, and clear, easy-to-read information.
• Living Green - Explores environmental issues and efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
• Early Peoples - An exploration of the history and cultures of important civilizations throughout history.
• Inventions and Discoveries - Explores the transformative impact of inventions and discoveries that have shaped our world.
• Dramatic Learning - Plays, skits, and monologues expand proven approaches to building reading fluency and content comprehension for all ages.
• Early World of Learning - Narrated stories, interactive games, non-fictional material, and more help young learners build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.

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The Biographical Dictionary
Searchable biographical dictionary online

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Fact Bites

"Get the full picture on any topic. Find top lists of anything, wikis, geo maps, mind maps, encyclopedias, definitions, travel guides, quotes, fandom and videos all in one place!"

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The Free Dictionary

The world's most comprehensive dictionary: English, Spanish, German, French, Italian, Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Norwegian, Greek, Arabic, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Medical, Legal, and Financial Dictionaries, Thesaurus, Acronyms and Abbreviations, Idioms, Encyclopedia, a Literature Reference Library, and a Search Engine all in one!

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infoplease
"All the Knowledge You Need"

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Internet Archive
"Universal Access to Human Knowledge"--A useful multimedia collection, including images, music, audio, and texts. A great site to use for enhancing those PowerPoint presentations!

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Nebraska Blue Book
The Blue Book is Nebraska's official reference manual, with information about the state's government, geography, economy, history, and culture.

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My Virtual Facts on File
Links to ready references sources on the Web, like dictionaries and almanacs, atlases, phone books, and libraries.

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Visual Thesaurus
(See Mr. Privett for user name and password)
The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its innovative display encourages exploration and learning. You'll understand language in a powerful new way.

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