Salem Community High School Media Center

SCHS Home Page
MC Homepage: Find
books or articles
Abe Lincoln Award/ Read for a Lifetime
Book Buzz
Research Wiki
Class Projects
Choosing a web site
Online Reference
Magazine List
SCHS Media Center QR
Policies and Rules
Teacher Resources
SHARE Online Library Catalog
Media Center hours:
Monday - Friday
7:40 am to 3:30 pm
Mrs. Gibbs
Media Specialist
548-0727 ext. 1217
Mrs. Kohrig
Media Center Clerk
548-0727 ext. 1215

Reference Sites           


National and International
Google News Archive search
Chicago Tribune or Sun Times Newsr in Education

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collections
Library of Congress
Google News
see also Current Events below
Articles for Magazine articles
JSTOR Open Content
Illinois Periodicals Online
Newspaper Editorials


7500 artists, titles and museums
World Art Treasures

Google Arts and Culture
Web Gallery of Art, 1100 images of European art
Auto Kelly Blue Book  
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
Current Events

NY Times: Times Topics
Newsweek - current issue
Time - current issue
U.S. News & World Report - current issue
Canadian Broadcast          
USA Today       
  Associated Press

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

PBS Newshour
CNN News

Voter's Edge

Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus Bartleby including Columbia Encyclopedia, Quotations & more
Top 100 Misspelled Words
Merriam Webster Dictionary/Thesaurus
Fact Checking
Washington Post Fact Checker
Hoax-Slayer    Open Secrets

NPR Fact-Check

Specific areas: SciCheck    Climate Feedback    Quote Investigator Truth Be Told

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?
Costumes and Clothing
Geography & Maps

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


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

Thomas Legislative information
Firstgov    Fed World
Find your IL legislators

Illinois Government Information (IGI)
Health Medline Plus
Center for Disease Control
CDC Faststats
WebMd's Medscape
Medical Dictionary Online

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
Unsplash    more
Creative Commons
American Bar Association
US Courts          Supreme Court Cases
Illinois Courts


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

Project Gutenberg free ebooks
Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts in the Public Domain

Mark Twain

Maps Illinois Digital Archives   SalemMarion County 2009
Math High School Math
SOS Math
Movies Internet Movie Database


Rolling Stone Artists A to Z  


Poetry180: A Poem a Day for American High Schools
American Verse Project
American poetry prior to 1920

IPL Teenspace


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

Social Issues


Multnomah County Library Homework Center
Pew Research - topic ideas

World Bank You Think! Issues


Science Daily    Odyssey
Audubon Society eNature  field guides PLANTS Database

Animal video clips
Chemical Elements
Periodic Table of Videos
Science News
Encyclopedia of Earth
NASA Jet Prop Lab Wonderopolis
Science News trial Article Search

-U.S. Census Bureau Statistical Abstract
-U.S. Census Fact Finder
-Census Bureau State and County Quickfacts
-Consumer Price Index
-Bureau of Labor 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 Merlyn's Pen



ALA RUSA for Best Free Reference Sites

Search Engines

Google  Advanced Search

Noodletools search links


Citation Tools
Landmark "Son of
Citation Machine
  Easybib      Noodletools



Last modified

23 Feb 2018