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Your search starts here! These great resources can be accessed from school, home, or on the go through the ClassLink app OR
Student Resources in Context
Reliable information for all of your classes that can be used for research, projects, papers, and more!
World Book Online-Student
One of our most popular databases! The "Student" version is easy to use, read, and search! Find information, pictures, sound bytes, and video all in one place.  
Literature Resource Center
Largest curated online collection of literary criticism.
General Onefile
24/7 access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals (newspapers, magazines, etc).
National Geographic Kids 
Amazing adventures in science, nature, cultures, archeology, and space.
Informe Academico
Full-text, bilingual resource with English and Spanish annotations.
Most of the subscription databases provide citations. But just in case....please visit these free citation creators.
Purdue OWL (Online Writing Lab) Citation Machine Noodle Tools EasyBib