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Whelan School Elementary Library: Research Toolbox

AskRI Databases

AskRI.org is RI's free statewide database system.  It includes all of the resources listed below and is free of charge for all RI residents.  Check it out - It's great!

Career Center @Homework Help RI – Prepare for the SAT, ACT, standardized tests in all 50 states, graduate school entrance tests, civil service, GED etc.  Local open jobs, resume and cover letter templates, interview guidelines and much more for job seekers.

World Book Web – Includes Encyclopedias for all ages.  Also includes Timelines, Ebooks, and Dramatic Learning.

Mango Languages – An online language-learning system  for learning English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more.

Heritage Quest – Genealogy Resources

Learning Express – Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, e-books, information for school & work.  Includes AP practice exams, PSAT & SAT practice exams, eBooks on test taking skills, and more. 

A to Z Databases – Research United States Businesses

EBSCO Host Many different databases to search for reliable information

Novelist (Readers’ Advisory for fiction books)

World Book Kids

Click World Book Kids for Database Resources

DK Online Encyclopedia

   DK Find Out 

 Online Encyclopedia

Encyclopedia.com

            

Fact Monster

Thesaurus.com

Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

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