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WEBSITES & DATABASES (States and Capitals)
Whether you are writing a report or planning a trip, this guide to the 50 US states is a great resource. Provides pictures of state symbols, statistical information, and links to many other related sights.

BRAINFUSE HELPNOW Brainfuse is one of the nation’s leading online tutoring providers, where users receive real-time tutoring from instructors.

Citation Machine
Not quite sure how to create a citation for your paper? Use Citation Machine to help generate in-text citations and citations for your Works Cited page. Remember to use the Citation Machine responsibly. Read an article here to learn some best practices.

Anyone can learn computer science. Coding is easy!’s courses and activities are free! It’s easier and more fun than you think. >Watch a video about coding.’s Glossary of Coding Terms
Are you confused by the terms used during coding? Check out this glossary to learn what words like “bug” and “packet” mean in the coding world.

Explora Primary Schools
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Grammar Check
Need help proofreading? Copy and paste your text into the box on Grammar Check’s home page in order to find spelling and grammatical errors.

Homework Spot is a free homework information web site that features the very best k-12 homework-related sites for the best resources for English, math, science, history, art, music, technology, foreign language, college prep, health, life skills, extracurricular activities and much more.

Khan Academy
This is a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Check out their YouTube Channel for tutorials and fun videos.

Know Your Rights
This informational handout introduces concepts central to intellectual freedom and the library’s role in protecting First Amendment Rights.

Points of View Reference Center
Points of View Reference Center covers hundreds of topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument).

Each topic features a Guide to Critical Analysis which helps the reader evaluate the controversy and enhances students’ ability to read critically, develop their own perspective on the issues, and write or debate an effective argument on the topic.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material. This is a very useful resource when writing papers for school and for learning how to correctly research and cite materials used.

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