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In collaboration with teachers, the library publishes a list of useful web sites for learning and research. All sites listed have been vetted to make sure they are age-appropriate, current, authoritative, and relevant to the needs of students.
 
These lists of selected web sites by subject categories is published in collaboration with teachers. All sites listed have been vetted to make sure they are age-appropriate, current, authoritative, and relevant to the needs of students. A separate list of Adventist bookmarks to support learning and research is also available.

General Resources

Citation Machine. Helps users format their paper's list of cited works, and also shows how to cite sources in the text of the paper.
 
EasyBib. Help for citing not only books and articles, but also pictures, paintings, photographs, cartoons, maps, movies, email and other less common sources.
 
Encarta. A gateway to various learning resources including an encyclopedia, a dictionary, a world atlas and more.
 
Encyclopedia Britannica. A comprehensive reference and learning resource. It offers encyclopedia articles and learning materials correlated to curriculum standards. Please email a school librarian to obtain the login information necessary to access this resource
 
Internet Public Library. Features a searchable, subject-categorized directory of authoritative websites; links to online texts, newspapers, and magazines; an Ask A Question online reference service; and a special section for teens.
 
Librarians' Internet Index. Over 20,000 entries of high-quality websites carefully selected, described, and organized by librarians.
 
Merrian-Webster Online. Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and other resources.
 
Regents Exams Prep Center. Offers practice exams, writing guides and study strategies to prepare for the New York State Regents high school graduation requirements..
 
Visual Dictionary Online. A dictionary to use when you know what something looks like but not what it's called, or when you know the word but can't picture the object. Match the word to the image.

 

Choir

Choral Public Domain Library. One of the world's largest free sheet music sites. Find scores, texts, translations, and information about composers.
 

 

Computers & Business

Business Dictionary. Easy-to-use free business glossary with over 20,000 definitions. Concise, clear, and comprehensive.
 
How Computers Work. Contains explanations, reviews and opinions for the Internet, home networking, hardware, and software.
 
Microsoft Office Online. Offers how-to articles, downloads, templates, clip art, and training.

 

English

Comprehensive English Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Citation Machine. Helps users format their paper's list of cited works, and also shows how to cite sources in the text of the paper.
 
EasyBib. Help for citing not only books and articles, but also pictures, paintings, photographs, cartoons, maps, movies, email and other less common sources.
 
eBooks. Follow this link for a list of Web sites providing access to full-text electronic books.
 
Merrian-Webster Online. Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and other resources.
 
Poets.org. A resource from the Academy of American Poets with thousands of poems, essays, biographies, weekly features, and poems for love and every occasion.
 
 

Modern Languages

Adventist Colleges Abroad. A consortium of Adventist colleges and universities offering study abroad programs including summer language programs.
 
En Español 1. Companion website to the beginners Spanish textbook. It includes an online workbook, webquests, vocabulary flashcards, self-check quizzes, and a writing center.
 
En Español 2. Companion website to the intermediate Spanish textbook. It includes an online workbook, webquests, vocabulary flashcards, self-check quizzes, and a writing center.
 
En Español 3. Companion website to the advanced Spanish textbook. It includes an online workbook, webquests, vocabulary flashcards, self-check quizzes, and a writing center.
 
French Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Real Academia Española. The ultimate authority on the Spanish Language. This website includes the Diccionario de la lengua española and the Diccionario panhispánico de dudas.
 
Spanish Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
WordReference. Free online translation dictionaries including French and Spanish. The site also features conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions.
 
Universal Currency Converter. Currency and foreign exchange rate calculations.
 
 

Mathematics

Integrated Algebra Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Math2.org. Online and downloadable mathematical tables. This site also includes a message board and links other math resources.
 
Math A Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Math B Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
The Math Forum. A comprehensive resource for math education. Fatures include a K-12 math expert help service where students can pose a question or browse the archive of previous questions and answers.
 
Planet Math. A collaborative math encyclopedia aiming to help make mathematical knowledge more accessible. Content is created collaboratively with entries written and reviewed by members.
 
web2.0calc. A scientific notation and graphing calculator. Features include vector/matrix-operations, complex numbers, unit/conversions and big-number calculations. You can edit your formulas in the full-page editor, share it with your friends or embed it into a web page.
 
 

Physical Education

American Council on Exercise. Offers health and fitness tips and videos, fitness question and answers, healthy recipes, an exercise library and health and fitness research.
 
Olympic Sports. Information on the 35 sports and 400 events of the Olympic Games program. There is also information on past Olympic sports and sports recognised by the Olympic Movement.
 
The Secrets of Living Longer. A National Geographic multimedia feature on longevity including Adventists among some of the longest lived populations.
 
Teens Health. Offers a safe, private place to get information about health, growth, and emotions. It gives teens the doctor-approved info they need to understand the changes they go through.
 
WebMD. Trustworthy and timely health and medical news and information. It provides credible health information, supportive community, and educational services.
 
 

Religion

Adventist Resources. Follow this link for a list of Adventist resources to support the religion curriculum.
 
Bible Gateway. Search for keywords, phrases, passages and topics in 20 English versions of the Bible. Many other languages are also available, including Spanish and French. Many Scriptures are available in audio form. In addition, this site provides access to two Bible commentaries and three dictionaries.
 
Codex Sinaiticus. The entire manuscript in digital form. The oldest substantial book to survive Antiquity, it contains the Christian Bible in Greek, including the oldest complete copy of the New Testament..
 
Catholic Encyclopedia. Contains more than 10,000 articles on the history, teachings and practices of the Catholic church.
 
Early Christian Writings. Documents from the first two centuries with translations and commentary. Includes the New Testament, Apocrypha, Gnostics, and Church Fathers.
 
Internet Sacred Texts Archive. Primary texts relating to all major world religions and many other spiritual practices. Texts are presented in English translation and, where possible, in the original language.
 
Israel Antiquities Authority. Describes various Israeli archeological treasures, including the Dead Sea Scrolls.
 
Jewish Encyclopedia. Contains the complete contents the 1906 Jewish Encyclopedia. Over 15,000 articles and pictures about the Torah, history, literature, biography, geography and more.
 
Jewish Virtual Library. More than 13,000 articles and 6,000 photographs on Jewish studies, including the entire text of the Talmud.
 
Overview of World Religions. Contains articles on many branches of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism and Zoroastrianism.
 
Christian Classics Ethereal Library. A large searchable digital library of hundreds of classic Christian books. Books can also be browsed by author, title, subject, language, format and tags.
 
 

Science

Chemical Elements. An up-to-date periodic table with detailed but easy to understand information.
 
Chemistry Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Earthquake Center. Monitors, reports, and researches earthquakes and earthquake hazards.
 
Earth Observatory. Current information about climate and the environment from NASA.
 
Earth Science Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Encyclopedia of Life. A project to create an online reference source and database for every one of the 1.8 million species that are named and known on this planet.
 
Exploratorium. Provides interactive online science exhibits and exhibitions, activities, Webcasts, and more.
 
Living Environment Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
New York Times Science News. Offers news and features about current scientific issues and advances in the earth, life, physical, social and space sciences.
 
Nova. Offers a wealth of resources related to the weekly documentary series probing the far reaches of earth, sea and stars.
 
Physics Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
Science Magazine. Full text of the journal's news stories, research reports, and commentary articles in a searchable database, enhanced by additional information, links, multimedia, and user services, as well as a database of scientific-product information.
 
Science News. Award-winning news magazine covers important and emerging research in all fields of science. It publishes concise, accurate, timely articles that appeal to both general readers and scientists.
 
Science Reference Tables. Downloadable reference tables for use in the chemistry, earth science and physics Regents Exams.
 
 

Social Studies

Citation Machine. Helps users format their paper's list of cited works, and also shows how to cite sources in the text of the paper.
 
C-Span Video Library. Provides free access to the U.S. political process, including Congressional proceedings, hyperlinked to corresponding Congressional Record entries.
 
EasyBib. Help for citing not only books and articles, but also pictures, paintings, photographs, cartoons, maps, movies, email and other less common sources.
 
An Era of Progress and Promise. A comprehensive portrait of early African-American schools, colleges, and churches as well as biographies of African-American educators, ministers, and influential businessmen.
 
FDsys. The Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides public access to government information submitted by Congress and Federal agencies and preserved as technology changes.
 
Global History & Geography Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.
 
National Geographic. Provides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, history, world music and travel.
 
USA.gov. Web portal for all U.S. government transactions, services, and information. It provides direct online access to federal, state, local, and tribal governments.
 
US History & Government Regents Exams. Downloadable previous Regents Exams with answer keys.