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Biography Reference BankArticles about people form around the world, both living and dead.Biography
Gale ProductsVirtual reference library, student resources in context, professional collectionBiography
Brain PopBrain PopMiscellaneous
Literary Reference CenterBiographical information on authors throughout history, as well as summaries and analyses of their major works.Biography
Country ReportsCountry ReportsMiscellaneous
Digital Video LibrarySearch thousands of digital videos.Miscellaneous
Fact CiteBiography for beginners; mythology; sports champions; shapers of society; world biography; science; a general resource.Miscellaneous
Gale ResearchGale Research in ContextMiscellaneous
ExploraLook up topics, read magazines/newspapers/biographies; primary sources; country information; pictures; translate articles into more than 30 languages.Miscellaneous
Point of View Reference CenterPresents articles supporting multiple sides of current issues form which students can develop persuasive arguments and essays while developing analytical thinking skills.Miscellaneous
Science OnlineScience OnlineScience
Tumble Book CloudCollection of videos and chapter books in categories including ebooks, read-alongs, graphic novels, videos from NG and audio books.Miscellaneous
World Book EncyclopediaOnline database of articles, biographies, videos, images and websites.Miscellaneous
EBSCOArticles from more than 6,000 magazines and newspapersNewspapers/Magazines
SIRS DiscovererNewspaper and magazine articles aligned with curriculum subject areas, research topics and homework help.Newspapers/Magazines
Learning Express LibraryInteractive practice tests and tutorial series designed to help students succeed on academic tests.Practice
Science Reference CenterScience experiments and full-text science encyclopedias, magazines and journals.Science

American History Resources

American History Resources

The Founding of the American Colonies

Information on each of the original coloniesAmerican History

13 Originals: Founding the American Colonies

Description of each settlement with links to aspects of colonial life.American History

Social Studies for Kids: Colonial Times
Learn about the Mayflower and its passengers, Pilgrims, Native Americans, biographies and more.American History

America's Story
Library of Congress site with basic information.American History

Archiving Early America
Maps of the 13 coloniesAmerican History

Colonial Occupations
Basic information on occupationsAmerican History

Colonial Williamsburg Trades
Colonial Williamsburg Trades

American History

Settling the South Carolina Backcountry

American History

Civil War Images
Over 7,000 images from the Library of Congress Civil War collection

American History

The American Civil War
Antebellum period; Civil r topics and links, including foodAmerican History

American Civil War
Links to maps, battles, people, cooking, submarines, etc.American History

The Civil War: Women and the Homefront
Primary sources about women during the warAmerican History

Index of Civil War
Includes links to information about Battles, Biographies, Medicine Espionage; Naval war; Armies, weapons and artillery, look under Engineering for science topics and more.

American History

Home of the American Civil War
Mini Civil War encyclopedia online. Under Potpourri you will find Balloons, medicine, Espionage; Spying and much more. Richard Weeks was the author of this site.

American History

The Civil War Homepage
Civil War photos

American History

The Civil War Homepage (people)
Biographic information on people who played key roles in the Civil WarAmerican History

The Civil War Homepage (Battles)
Battle reports, specific battle informationAmerican History

USS and CSS Navy Ships and Battles
Naval Ships and Battles during the Civil War

American History

Civil War
Includes photos, battles and miscellaneous Civil War information on topics such as Colored Troops; Flags, Submarines, Underground Railroad, and more

American History

Civil War and Technology
Air balloons, Small arms, Mathew Brady, the Hunley, railroads, telegraph and more.

American History

Timeline of battle information
Major battles of the war

American History

Summaries of Civil War battles

American History

The Civil War
Over 7,000 pages of original Civil War content, including the complete run of Harper's Weekly newspapers from the Civil War

American History

National Civil War Museum of Medicine
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is the center for the study and interpretation of the medical history of the War Between the States. These studies include understanding the impact of Civil War Medicine on modern practice.

American History

Methods used by spies for messages during the war

American History

Civil War Weapons, Navy, Spies, Technology & Medicine
Everything from weapons to Sanitary Commission

American History

Political Cartoons from Civil War Era
Information and examplesAmerican History

History of Mapping the Civil War
History of mapping the Civil WarAmerican History

Civil War Music Site
Songs of the Union & Confederacy, listen to music from the era, historical information about Civil War music

American History

Civil War Prison Camps
Information about specific prisons

American History

Civil War clip art

Basic flags, figures, weapons and more

American History

The Democratic National Committee

Links to information about the Democratic Party, its inner workings, conventions, etc.

American History

The Republication National Party

Homepage for the Republican Party

American History

Atlas of US Presidential Elections

From 1824 to the present

American History

Project Vote Smart

Political science web site with information about the candidates, issues and more.

American History

On The Issues

Has information about every politician's stance on every issue

American History

The National Archives

Links to biographical and historical information

American History

American History and Government

Hotlist of links for topics in American History as well as Supreme Court decisions and more.

American History

The History Place

Information by time periodAmerican History

Library of Congress

Legislative information, country studies and moreAmerican History

Thomas-Legislative Information on the Internet

Legislative information from CongressAmerican History

Supreme Court Collection from the Legal Information Institute

Supreme Court collection from the Legal Information InstituteAmerican History

The White House

Official White House siteAmerican History

Archiving Early America

Historic documents form the 18th centuryAmerican History

Outline of American History

Index to primary source material for American History arranged by time period

American History

Today in History Archive

A collection of primary source material for each day of the year from the American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress

American History

Top 100 Documents

From the National Archives, the top 100 milestone documents in American historyAmerican History

Library of Congress American Memory Collection

ImagesAmerican History

A Treasury of Primary Documents

Primary documentsAmerican History
Weapons of the Revolution

Weapons of the American RevolutionAmerican History

Revolutionary War Index

Various acts and taxes passed by England

American History

RevWar links

Revolutionary War battle sites

American History

Battles in the Revolution and people

American History

Primary Documents

A-Z list of documents from revolutionary periodAmerican History

Battle Information

Detailed information about numerous revolutionary war battles

American History

Art Resources

Art Resources

DK Art Gallery

Downloads of DK's famous photographsArt

Animal pictures

Pictures, video clips and audio clips of animalsArt

World Images

Photos including areas of art, culture, history, science, nature, travel and placesArt

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland Museum of ArtArt

Web Gallery of Art

Virtual museum and searchable database of Western European fine arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism and Impressionism periods. Artist biographies, commentaries, guided tours, period music, catalogue, free postcard and mobile service provided.Art

Biographical Resources

Biographical Resources

Outline of American History Biographies

Information on various people from American history.Biography

Biographical Dictionary of US Congress

1774 to present


Internet Public Library

The POTUS section has extensive information on each President, along with links to additional information.Biography

The White House

The White House, Presidents and First Lady informationBiography

The American Presidency-A Glorious Burden

From the Smithsonian Museum of American History, extensive information on each President.Biography

American Presidents-Life Stories

American Presidents: Life PortraitsBiography

WIC-Biography Index

Women's International Center site with links to biographical information about various "women of accomplishment."Biography

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Biographies of women who contributed to our culture, including writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and more. Biography

Country Resources

Country Resources

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book EncyclopediaCountry
Enchanted Learning

Enchanted learningCountry

Geography IQ
Country informationCountry

Country Information A-Z

A-Z guide of countriesCountry's links to country information

Maps and geographic informationCountry


Country profiles provide information on geography, maps, flag, history, current ruler, area, population, capital, largest cities, languages, ethnicity/race, religion, literacy rate, economy, governmentCountry

CIA World Factbook

Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Reference tab includes maps of the major world regions, as well as flags of the world, a physical map of the world, a political map of the world, a world oceans map, and a Standard Time Zones of the world map.Country

Lonely Planet Destination Guide

Lonely Planet destination guideCountry

Language Arts Resources

Language Arts Resources

Common Errors in English

A collection of some of the common errors in English with examples of correct usage

Language Arts
Mystery Net

A gallery of classic mystery authors with biographical details and well chosen links

Language Arts

Find a poem or a poet sponsored by the Academy of American Poets

Language Arts

Famous Poets and Poems

Large collection of poems by famous poetsLanguage Arts

Poets' Corner

Works from well-known and lesser poetsLanguage Arts

American Library Association

Banned and challenged booksLanguage Arts

Math Resources

Math Resources

Mathematics Hotlists

Links to math and computer science sites for teachers and studentsMath
Math Forum

Math resourcesMath

Music Resources

Music Resources

Sun Studios

History of Sun Studios, the birthplace of rock and roll, in text formMusic
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and MuseumMusic
Music Hotlists

Information on various styles of musicMusic
Yahoo Music

Search artists and albums, genres and moreMusic
Guitar Mania

Guitar Mania project in Cleveland. Information and pictures about the various guitars.Music

Research any and all styles of music. Biographies of artists and bands, as well as audio and video clips.Music

Reference Resources

Reference Resources

Information Please Almanac

Online dictionary, internet encyclopedia, atleas and almanac reference.Reference

Merriam Webster Dictionary

Merriam Webster dictionaryReference

Yahoo Dictionaries

Links to many dictionaries, including foreign languages.Reference

Roget's Thesaurus

Roget's ThesaurusReference

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, training and education needs, earnings and job prospects.Reference

CareerOne Stop

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration site with career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses and workforce professionals to foster talent development in a global economy.Reference

Internet Public Library

Links to newspapers and magazines from around the worldReference

The Paperboy

Links to national and international newspapers and news services online, searchable by name of paper, city or country.Reference

Science Resources

Science Resources

Science Daily Magazine

Headlines in the field o science from astrophysics to zoologyScience
Insects Hotlist

Information about insectsScience

Biology Resources

Biology resourcesScience


Information about the Periodic Table of Elements.


Periodic Table

period table information

Good basic information about the periodic table and details about some elements.

Science's links to periodic table

Period tableScience


Chart with valences of the elements.


Periodic Table of Comic Books

Click on an element to see a list of comic book pages involving that element.


Earth Sciences Hotlist

Links to information about many topics from geology to ecosystems


Gemstones and Minerals

A collection of mineral descriptions, images and specimens.



Find out which disasters occurred on a given date, with brief descriptions and some graphics.


Survey includes recent earthquakes as well as historical


National Earthquake Information Center

Includes information about current and historical earthquakes around the world.


Volcano World

Considered the premier site on the Internet with volcano information.


Views of the Solar System

Multimedia adventure unfolding the splendor of the Sun, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, and more. Discover the latest scientific information, or study the history of space exploration, rocketry, early astronauts, space missions, spacecraft through a vast archive of photographs, scientific facts, text, graphics and videos.


Solar System

An overview of the history, mythology, and current scientific knowledge of the planets, moons and other objects in our solar system. Each page has our text and NASA's images, some have sounds and movies, most provide references to additional related information.


Enchanted Learning Planets


Solar System Exploration

From NASAScience

Welcome to the Planets

Planet profiles from NASA


Yahoo Directory with links to the Planets
Yahoo directory of planetsScience

Explore the Solar System

Center for Mars Exploration


National Archives space exploration

Information about the United States’ space flight programs, including NASA missions and the astronauts who participate in the efforts to explore space.


Kids' Astronomy and Workbook package
Information and diagramsScience

NASA Resources for Kids

Online Astronomy Jeopardy Game

Astronomy Jeopardy game


Solar System

Web interactive scavenger huntScience

NASA Space and Planetary Information


Space Science Hotlists

Links to many topics including Mars, the solar system, planetary travel and more.


Complete Sun and Moon Data for One Day
Sun and moon dataScience

Stars and Constellations
Stars and constellationsScience

Phases of the Moon

Moon phasesScience

UM Weather

Providing access to thousands of forecasts, images, and the Net's largest collection of weather links, UM Weather is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of weather data on the Web for cities and countries around the world.


Weather Science Hotlist
Weather-related topicsScience

Weather Underground

Links you to weather information for any city, state, zipcode or country.


Planet Diary

Environmental world events are covered at this site.


Green Energy Ohio

Information about energy policies and practices in Ohio


Teacher Resources

CyberbeeLinks to curriculum ideas, research tools, how tos, treasure hunts, web links, etc.
Discovery EducationLesson plans for Discovery Channel programs, along with other teacher aids.
Education WorldLesson plans for all subjects and grade levels, advice and tips, reviews of other education sites, webquests, etc.
EPalsGlobal classroom exchange for penpals
Internet Public LibraryLinks by subject area, as well as magazines online and newspapers from around the world.
Hot Chalk Lesson PlansLesson plans for all grades and subjects.
University of Michigan LibraryPortal to statistical resources from different subject areas.
Library of CongressImages, songs, poetry and more
Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online TeachingScience lessons and activities
Ohio Career DevelopmentAccess career integration activities to enhance lessons.
Refdesk.comSubject-arranged links to sites.
Study Guides & StrategiesStudy guides and strategies for all subject areas.
Teachers.netChat rooms, lessons, curricula, reference desk. Collection of over 5,000 worksheets grouped by subject, grade and type.
Teachers FirstClassroom resources, professional resources, site resources, and information are the main themes on the index page. Hot Topics section, brain twisters, handouts and worksheets.
The GatewayEducation resources including high quality Internet lesson plans and curriculum units. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.
Web Resources for Technology Integrated Lesson Plans and ResourcesWeb resources for technology integration from the University of Delaware.

West Side Market Project

World History Resources

World History Resources

World History 101

The cultures of Africa, Aztec, China, Egypt, Greece, Mayan, Mesopotamia, Rome, Olmec, Prehistory, Middle Ages and World War II are divided into categories of Art, Biographies, Daily Life, Maps, Pictures, Research and more. We are continually adding new sections of Royalty Free images.

World History

Best of History Websites
Links to sites with information for all periods in history.

World History

History Links

From a high school history teacher, hundreds of links under different history topics, both world history and US history.

World History

History for Kids
Facts about many topics in world history.

World History
Roman Empire in the First Century

PBSWorld History

World Language Resources

World Language Resources

Festivals of the World
Search by keyword or region to find information about festivals around the world.

World Language
Explore France

Explore various regions in the country.

World Language

Go Spain
This is a searchable directory of selective Spain-related resources arranged alphabetically or by topic. In addition it covers fiestas all year round, cuisine, a forum, art and culture, facts and figures, a collection of pictures, and news and media among other topics.

World Language

Latin American Network Information Center
University of Texas resource with links to information about Latin American countries.World Language

Links to information about countries where Spanish is spoken

World Language

Lee Burneson Middle School Library

Welcome to the Lee Burneson Middle School Library!

School Librarian

Trish Kosik