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Resources for Grades 6-8

Encyclopedia Britannica
Excellent resource for all different topics, includes images, videos and articles in results. There are different modules for kids, teens and adults.  Also available in Spanish.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Informed, differing views present each side of many of our current controversial issues, from capital punishment to immigration, from abortion to violent video games.  Find authoritative pro/con perspectives on many issues of the day.

Proquest Newsstand
Offers over 800 titles, local, regional, national and international. Included are the full text of the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and LA Times.

Research in Context
Designed for junior high and middle school students,features includes full-text titles that support school curriculum, including major magazines, newspapers and reference works.

Student Resources in Context
Cross-curricular content aligned to Common Core State Standards. Provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations that reinforce development of skills like critical thinking and problem solving; communication; collaboration; creativity; and innovation.

Science in Context
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

World History in Context
Reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.

Chicago Tribune – Current
Read the full text (minus photos and illustrations) of today’s Chicago Tribune, or browse issues back to 1980.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archives
Select Chicago Daily Tribune in the “Publications” drop-down box to search the Tribune from the 1850s-1986. Includes display ads, classified ads, obituaries, and more.

New York Times – Current
Read the full text (minus photos and illustrations) of today’s New York Times, or browse issues back to 1980.

New York Times Historical
Select New York Times from the “Publications” drop-down box to search and print the complete text and images from the American newspaper of record from 1851-2002.

Salem Health Resources
Complete text of the Salem press encyclopedias, Genetics and Psychology and Mental Health.

Salem Press History
Includes Salem’s American history series, “The Decades,” from 1940-2000; Great Events from History, from ancient times to the present; and Milestone Documents in American History, a collection of primary source material.

Salem Press Literary Criticism
E-books containing the full text of Literary Survey of Long Fiction, by Salem Press.

Salem Press Science
Complete text of Salem’s Encyclopedia of Global Resources and Encyclopedia of Global Warming.

Resources for Grades 9-12:

Encyclopedia Britannica
Excellent resource for all different topics, includes images, videos and articles in results. There are different modules for kids, teens and adults.  Also available in Spanish.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
More than 370 encyclopedias and reference sources. Topics covered: world history and culture, medicine and health, statistics, literature, business and science.

GeneralOneFile
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Informed, differing views present each side of many of our current controversial issues, from capital punishment to immigration, from abortion to violent video games.  Find authoritative pro/con perspectives on many issues of the day.

Literature Criticism Online
Full text of the Gale 19th Century, 20th Century and Contemporary Literary Criticism volumes. Thousands of essays and commentaries on contemporary and classic literature.

Science in Context
Provides contextual information on hundreds of today’s most significant science topics. showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.

World History in Context
Reaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context for students.

Proquest Newsstand
Offers over 800 titles, local, regional, national and international. Included are the full text of the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, and LA Times, These national titles are highly regarded and cover the nation’s news daily.

Chicago Tribune – Current
Read the full text (minus photos and illustrations) of today’s Chicago Tribune, or browse issues back to 1980.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archives
Select Chicago Daily Tribune in the “Publications” drop-down box to search the Tribune from the 1850s-1986. Includes display ads, classified ads, obituaries, and more.

New York Times – Current
Read the full text (minus photos and illustrations) of today’s New York Times, or browse issues back to 1980.

New York Times Historical
Select New York Times from the “Publications” drop-down box to search and print the complete text and images from the American newspaper of record from 1851-2002.

Salem Health Resources
Complete text of the Salem press encyclopedias, Genetics and Psychology and Mental Health.

Salem Press History
Includes Salem’s American history series, “The Decades,” from 1940-2000; Great Events from History, from ancient times to the present; and Milestone Documents in American History, a collection of primary source material.

Salem Press Literary Criticism
E-books containing the full text of Literary Survey of Long Fiction, by Salem Press.

Salem Press Science
Complete text of Salem’s Encyclopedia of Global Resources and Encyclopedia of Global Warming.

Test Prep

Learning Express Library
Practice tests for elementary-high school skills practice, AP tests and SAT, ACT, LSAT, MCAT, GED, TOEFL, ASVAB etc.

More Online Resources

Mango Languages
Learn a new language fast with Mango Languages, a learning tool that focuses on practical, common conversation skills and includes instruction on vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, AND culture.

NoveList
For fiction lovers! Reviews, reading guides and reading lists for all interests.

NoodleTools
The citation, works cited and bibliography tool used by Evanston Township High School.  *Student ID number is login and student ID number with eths at the end is the password.

ETHS Voicethread Account Access
Provides login information and access to Voicethread for ETHS assignments.

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