Web Research Links

  • Great websites for research and reading!


    OSLIS – Link to the Oregon State Library Information System and all their great research resources!

    Multnomah County Library – Link to the Multnomah County Library website and their resources.

    Gale PowerSearch Research Databases – Full access to great research databases of magazines, journals and e-book content. Articles can be instantly converted into one of nearly 40 different languages including Spanish, Russian, Chinese and many others. The system can also read the article aloud in any language! If you are at school you should get instant access to the menu of database choices. If you are not at school, you will get a login screen that asks you for a username and password. Contact Mr. Wong or the Library staff for the remote access password for this database.

    Infoplease.com – An on-line almanac, reference tools …etc…

    CIA World Factbook – Link to the CIA’s database for information on the countries of the world.

    How Stuff Works – Link to a site that concisely explains science, tech, history and other concepts.

    Science Daily – A useful website that covers science and technology news and research.

    Teens Health - A website that provides great advice about teen health issues, fitness and staying safe.

    Biography.com – The Biography Channel’s website. Contains concise bios of 1000’s of famous people.

    CNN.com – Link to the CNN on-line news site.

    BBC News – Link to world news from the British Broadcasting Corporation.

    Oregon Live – Link to local news and weather from The Oregonian newspaper service.

    TeenReads.com - Link to a website for teens who love reading! Features teen book reviews, YA lit blogs, author interviews, best reading lists and recommendations and much more for the avid teen reader.

    OSLIS Citation Maker – A great website that will help you to make citations for your research papers.

    Dictionary.com – An on-line dictionary and thesaurus.

    Google.com – Internet search engine.