Online Library Tools
DLC Library – The DLC Library contains educationally relevant search tools for student use.
- netTrekker d.i. – links to educator- evaluated websites. It’s organized by subject (math, science, language arts, etc.). And it links to web pages on study and research skills.
- Grolier Online – houses encyclopedias that you can “check out” of the library, including a Spanish-language encyclopedia.
- SIRS – is a collection of online databases that specialize in social issues, science, history, the arts, and more.
- Facts on File News Service – is a news digest, featuring U.S. and world news from 1940 to the present.
- infoSkills – links to free (and fun) tools that help you take papers and projects from start to finish.
- ProQuest & eLibrary – are non-DLC resources, available to your school through your local ESD. We link to both to give you easy access. These are good places to do research for assignments and papers.
- Citation Machine – Bibliographies made simple -(Click “MLA” and follow instructions)
- Dictionary.com – Dictionary, thesaurus, & encylopedia
- King County Library System – (Click “Databases” for in-depth research)
- Crls Research Guide – Research paper help
- Google – Use specific search terms or you’ll get a hundred thousand hits of junk
How to Study – Great study resources & info on note taking
- Web English Teacher – Book group plans & study guides
- Guys Read – Cool books for “GUYS”!
- Bartleby – Good source for free ebooks
- Poet’s Corner – Search by Author, Title, or Subject
- The Elements of Art – Need to meet Art Standard 1.1?
Social Studies Links
- Constitutional Rights Foundation – Need a Socratic? Look no further!
- Findlaw – Need to know what the law says?
- Justice Learning – Do you know your Civic rights?
- www.loc.gov – The Library of Congress
- Click HERE for Printable Maps ?
Math & Science Links
- The Why Files – Ever ask why? (Good Science Socratics)
- How Stuff Works – Ever wonder how stuff works?
- Ask Dr. Math – Got a math question?
- Yellowpages.com – On-line phone books with thousands of listings
- Metro Trip Planner – Do you know how to get to that interview?
- Mapquest - Get maps & directions for your interview
- JobStar: Resumes – Need a Resume? Cover Letter?
Post High School Planning
- College Board – Sign up and prep for the SAT
- ACT Student – Sign up and prep for the ACT
- U.S. Dept. of Edu., PIN Registration – Get your pin # to apply for scholarships online
- FAFSA = FREE Application for Federal Student Aid
Scholarships, Scholarships, Scholarships