Infotrac Database    
Gale Infotrac provides anytime access to magazine and journal articles to help answer your questions and get you the information you need!  Click on the link above to get started - the password is "banning"!


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For Fiction lovers.
http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/


For Mystery lovers

http://www.stopyourekillingme.com/


For Science Fiction lovers

http://www.scifan.com/


Online books for free!!

Listing over 30,000 free books on the Web
http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/

Read books via E-Mail for free

http://www.dailylit.com/


Websites to help you do research, investigate and analyze.

Maps of anywhere in the world, statistics on populations and size of countries, the current time and date around the world, distance calculator, flags from everywhere, currency conversion
http://worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm


Dozens of high-quality websites that have been carefully selected and organized by a team of librarians. Topics include current events and issues, holidays and seasons, helpful tools for information users, human interest, and more.                                                                      
http://lii.org/


Song meanings, lyrics, and trivia.
http://www.songfacts.com 

Over 3,000,000 free articles and books.
http://www.thefreelibrary.com

Email any question you have on geography, maps, and travel
http://worldatlas.com/questions.htm

A smorgasbord of information including world news, history and government, biography, sports, arts and entertainment, business, society and culture, health and science.                           http://www.infoplease.com/

Websites to help you do research and translate languages.

Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical Dictionary, Spanish-English
http://www.m-w.com/

Find a words synonym, rhyme or definition
http://www.rhymezone.com/

The free online open-source encyclopedia in 10 different languages.
http://www.wikipedia.org/

A slang dictionary that lets you add a term or edit definitions
http://www.urbandictionary.com/

Translate text or translate an entire web page
http://translate.google.com/

Education - online school guides

Directory of Schools and Colleges offering distance learning programs
http://www.onlineschools.org/g uides/

MIT is offering open courseware. Just click on the link below.
http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/ find-by-topic/

Citizenship: Test aids and guides

Citizenship Study Guide.

This website has flashcard test, and interactive maps to help you gain citizenship.
http://www.citizenshipstudyguide.com/


A way for prospective citizens to test their knowledge before actually taking the test.
NaturalizationSelfTest.notlong.com

Medical Websites Links

Tox town:
A website dedicated to the environmental health concerns and toxic where you live, work and play.
toxtown.nlm.nih.gov

Explore Health:
Explore Health is a website created in partnership with UC Davis Health System and the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) at the University of California. The purpose of the site is to provide Californians in traditionally under served areas with reliable and up-to-date online consumer health information and tools.
Explorehealth.ucdavis.edu

U.S. National Library of Medicine
 Search biomedical literature, find medical terminologies, search NLM collections, read about diseases, learn about drugs, explore history, find a clinical trial, use a medical dictionary, and find free full-text articles.
www.nlm.nih.gov/

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

County Health Ranking:
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps program is a collaboration between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. We know that much of what influences our health happens outside of the doctor’s office—in our schools, workplaces and neighborhoods.
www.countyhealthrankings.org/

Healthmap:
Watch and get warning of outbreaks of diseases in your neighborhood.
www.healthmap.org/en/