Salem Community High School Media Center

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Media Center hours:
Monday - Friday
7:40 am to 3:30 pm
Mrs. Gibbs
Media Specialist
548-0727 ext. 1217

gibbsm@salemhigh.com
Mrs. Kohrig
Media Center Clerk
548-0727 ext. 1215

Reference Sites           

Newspapers National and International www.newspapers.com/
Google News Archive search
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections
Library of Congress
Google News
see also Current Events below
Articles Findarticles.com for Magazine articles Illinois Periodicals Online
Newspaper Editorials

Art

WebMuseum www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/
Artcyclopedia
7500 artists, titles and museums
www.artcyclopedia.com
World Art Treasures www.bergerfoundation.ch/

Google Arts and Culture
Web Gallery of Art, 1100 images of European art www.wga.hu/
Artchive.com www.artchive.com
Auto Kelly Blue Book  
Biography Biography.com
Encyclopedia of World Biography, or see Student Resources in Context database w/citations
300 Women Who Changed the World
Businesses Thomas Register of American Manufacters
Hoovers Business Directory ($)
Careers IL Career Information System
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Dictionary of Occupations
Career Cruising

Could Be your Life Career Game
What's Next Illinois
Search "Best Jobs 20xx" , "Best Jobs without a degree 20xx"

Colleges US News &World Report:
College Rankings

Peterson's College Planner
Consumer Awareness State of IL Women's Financial Resource Guide
Investopedia
Current Events

NY Times: Times Topics
Newsweek - current issue
Time - current issue
U.S. News & World Report - current issue
Headlinespot.com
Canadian Broadcast
www.latimes.com                    news.bbc.co.uk
USA Today       
  Associated Press        www.upi.com/         www.reuters.com

WJBD
Salem Times Commoner            
Centralia Morning Sentinel
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
NewsLink: Illinois newspapers
ABC News

PBS Newshour
CNN News
CSPAN

Voter's Edge

Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus Bartleby including Columbia Encyclopedia, Quotations & more
Top 100 Misspelled Words
Infoplease
Merriam Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus M-W.com
Fact Checking Factcheck.org
Washington Post Fact Checker
PolitiFact.com
Snopes
Hoax-Slayer Open Secrets

Media Matters for America
News Literacy Project
Center for News Literacy
WhoIs Lookup Buzzfeed Blog

A Media Bias Chart   Chart
Allsides Pro Publica Sunlight Foundation Media Matters-L NewsBusters-C

Fashion Fashion History What is Fashion? pbs.org
Costumes and Clothing
Geography & Maps

CIA World Factbook
Getting Around Illinois
Portals to the World-Libr of Congress

Maps www.nationsonline.org/oneworld

Old Maps Online
National Geographic
Map Machine
US Geological Survey maps database:
Atlapedia Online
Government

Thomas Legislative information
Firstgov        Illinois.gov    Fed World
Find your IL legislators
Factcheck.org

Illinois Government Information (IGI) http://findit.lis.uiuc.edu/cgi-bin/search.cgi
Health Medline Plus
Center for Disease Control
CDC Faststats
PubMed.gov
WebMd's Medscape
www.medscape.com/px/urlinfo
Girlshealth.gov
Medical Dictionary Online
History

American Memory: National Digital Library at the Library of Congress
History Channel
Discovery Channel

 

Decades: LPHS-E
Time Warp Year-by-year 1960s Google Dir.

Historical Costs:
How Much is That?
What is a dollar worth?

Holidays Worldwide Holidays  
Images for Projects Photos for Class
Public Domain Archive
Pixabay
Unsplash    more
Creative Commons
Law Findlaw.com
American Bar Association
http://www.law.cornell.edu
US Courts          Supreme Court Cases
Illinois Courts

Literature

Literary Terms
Internet Public Library: Literary Criticism (site being rebuilt)
Lit Links

Sparknotes.com

Project Gutenberg free ebooks
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts in the Public Domain
www.classicreader.com
AesopFables.com

Mark Twain

Maps www.gettingaroundillinois.com/ Illinois Digital Archives   SalemMarion County 2009
Math High School Math
http://www.etap.org
www.math.com/
SOS Math www.sosmath.com/index.html
www.calculushelp.com
Movies Internet Movie Database imdb.com
 

Music

Rolling Stone Artists A to Z  

Poetry

Poetry180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools     
www.loc.gov/poetry/
American Verse Project
American poetry prior to 1920

IPL Teenspace

Shakespeare

Educating Shakespeare: a day at school in 1571
-absoluteshakespeare.com
-
Bantam Shakespeare
-Shakespeare Study: Britannica

Social Issues

 

Debatabase
Multnomah County Library Homework Center
Pew Research - topic ideas

World Bank You Think! Issues
ProCon.org

Science

Science Daily         Science.gov    Odyssey
Audubon Society eNature  field guides
USDA.gov PLANTS Database

Animal video clips
Chemical Elements
Periodic Table of Videos
SciLinks www.scilinks.org
Science News www.scicentral.com
Encyclopedia of Earth
NASA Jet Prop Lab Wonderopolis
Science News trial Article Search
Statistics

-U.S. Census Bureau Statistical Abstract
-U.S. Census Fact Finder
-Census Bureau State and County Quickfacts
-Consumer Price Index
-Bureau of Labor
-USA.gov stats: dozens of Federal agencies
CDC Faststats
Pew Research

-Illinois Blue Book

-Illinois Statistical Abstract

-Illinois Dpt of Employment Security
-Statistical Resources on the Web: U of Mich

Technology Webopedia Information Today      Technology Rights

Writing

Teenink.com Merlyn's Pen www.merlynspen.org/

 

 

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Citations

Citation Tools
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MLA:
  Easybib      Noodletools

TimeWarp

 

 
Last modified

23 May 2017