Free Reference Resources for High School Libraries 

[ Basic Reference ] [ Newspapers and Magazines] [ Biography] [ Literaure] [ History] [ Science ][Regents & AP Exams] 


Basic Reference Information

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A short encyclopedia article on a general topic 
An almanac for quick facts
Information about words and their meanings
A translation of some words or of the contents of a website
A symbol
A picture
A quotation
Help with the correct bibliographic style
To generate a bibliographic citation for a book in APA, MLA or Turabian style

Newspaper and Magazine Articles

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A magazine article on a general topic 
A scholarly article on a general topic
An article from an international newspaper

Biographical Resources

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Information about a famous person, past or present

Literature Resources

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Literary criticism, an author's biography, or an overview essay
Information about mythology
Help with the correct bibliographic style

History and Social Studies

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Information about a country
A map
To know what happened in the world on a particular day or year
Pros and cons about current issues
Primary sources 
A political cartoon from American history
Economic statistics

Science

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A scholary article in science
A scholarly article in biomedicine 


Help with Exams

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Help with Regents Exams
Help with AP Exams


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