Research and Studies


State Funded Sites

Science Fair Sites

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Math Sites

Government & Law Sites

Other Library Sites Publisher Sites
General Research Sites

Image Search

Testing Sites

 

 

StateFundedAcademicDatabases

ESBCO: (User ID:  ebsco Password:  student) Very popular in colleges and universities.  It includes databases of Academic Search™ Premier, Alt HealthWatch™, Book Collection: Nonfiction™, Book Collection: Nonfiction™, Business Source® Complete, The CINAHL® Database, Consumer Health Complete™, Comprehensive MEDLINE®, Computer Science Index™ (CSI), Computer Source™, Encyclopedia of Animals™, ECONOMIA Y NEGOCIOS, Environmental Issues & Policy Index™ (EIPI), ERIC®, French Business Source®, Fuente Academica™, Health Source®: Consumer Edition, Health Source®: Nursing/Academic Edition, History Reference Center®, Hospitality & Tourism Index™ (HTI), Humanities International Complete™ (HIC), Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (ISTA), Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts™ (IPCA), Legal Collection™, Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts™ (LISTA), Literary Reference Center™, MAS Ultra™ -- School Edition, MedicLatina™, Middle Search® Plus, Military & Government Collection™, Newspaper Source™, Primary Search®, Professional Development Collection™, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection™, Regional Business News™, Religion & Philosophy Collection™, Science Reference Center™, Science & Technology Collection™, SocINDEX™ with Full Text, SPORTDiscus, The Serials Directory™, World History Collection™, NoveListNoveList K-8) User ID:  ebsco Password:   student

 World Book Online (Login: Louisiana; Password: highschool ) State Funded Reference Database.  You may access this site both at school and at home by double clicking the link.

Louisiana Department of Education Students Center (A must place to go for students who wants to know the standards, curriculum expectation, graduation requirement as well as opportunities in Louisiana.  Important resources for homework help and standard test prep. )

Discovery Education- Engage students today with awe-inspiring video and other classroom resources. Customize and personalize lessons to different subjects, grades, and learning styles using an interactive World Atlas, compelling video clips, writing prompts, and more.

Louisiana Public Broadcasting - Lesson plans, k-12 resources, virtual field trips, online professional development courses

ScienceFairSites

Math Forum’s Science Fair Project Ideas (Not only for Science Fair Projects, but also great site for Math students and teachers from K-12)

World Wide Web Virtual Science Fair Library (Science Fairs with all subjects and regions fairs throughout the web)

Science Fair Project World (The science projects & ideas are especially designed to be useful for Students, Teachers and the entire Family. List simple instruction and supplies, attractive illustrations)

Live Web Cam Animals

 MathSites

Explorelearning.com

hotmath.com Use gg7mh as the login code.

Mathsnet.net

aaamath.com - Math Practive for K - 8th Grade

coolmath.com

funbrain.com

McGraw-Hill Math Concepts

Glencoe Math Manipulatives

 GovernmentandLawSites

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

FedStats

 FindLaw (You may find full text law, code, cases, news and commentary of State, Federal, and Supreme Court)

 GovSpot.com (Very Exhaustive Starting point for U.S. and International Government sites, Grants, legal,  informational, social, travel and many other useful information)

Louisiana Pass (Gee, Leap Test)

 Louisiana Department of Education (Provide everyone in LA information pertinent to education.  It includes grants and other funding sources, standard tests statistics)

 Louisiana Government (Information concerns Louisiana Residents)

 SOSIG: Law by Subject (Limit search to “law section” for global legal information)

 The White House (Official site of the Current Administration, primary source on current issues)

 U.S. Department of Education (Provide everyone in U.S.A. information pertinent to education: teaching and learning. It includes grants and other financial aids, national educational statistics)

 General Research Sites

 Ask.com (A Helpful Starting Point when you have No Clue)

KIDS Click http://www.kidsclick.org/

 Awesome Library (It organizes the Web with 30,000 carefully reviewed resources,   including the top 5 percent in education. Hot Topics are great place for current issues studies.)

Book Spot

 
 CIA The World Fact (Detail study on each country)

  Citing Sources (Show you how to cite APA or MLA style)

Britannica

 FedStats (The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies)

 The Fifty States (Everything you want to know about each state. Map, flag, zip code, directories, pubic records)

Free2professionaltranslation (Spanish English translation help)

 
 Google Scholar (Find scholarly, peer-reviewed subject-specific results with advanced search )

 Quiz Hub (Includes Subject Guide, Quiz, News, Reference, and Guidance related to High School Students)

Infonations

 Infoplease Home Work Center (Similar to High School Hub. Yet it includes Almanac, Atlas, biographies, spelling bees, study skills, study tools like science conversion tables and more)

Mr. Jack Passetto Class Compass (Middle School Hub)

 Multnomah Home Work Center (Great site for social issue research, presenting all sides of opinions)

National Geographic

NoodleTool Search Strategies

ProQuest K12 Resources (BigChalk)

 
Questia (The Online Library of Books and Journals-The World’s Largest Online Library , including free books, smarter way to do research, finding full text books/journal articles in the online library, many fun facts on different subjects)

 
Quotation Search (The oldest quotation site on the Web, established 1994.   There are over 24,000 quotations online from over 2,700 authors.  It can be searched by Author and Subject.)

Shreveport Times Newspapers (Finding church, sports, news, weather and other local information)

Spanish Speaking Countries

 Start Spot Network (Includes many spots that host unique and well selected sources)

Unlock The Power of Scholastic Keys

 Word Translation (Translation for Spanish, French, Italian and English)

 The Why Files for Education (Science behind the News)

 

Image Search

PicSearch www.picsearch.com a quick safe search engine for pictures.

Associated Press Images http://www.iconn.org
Current event and newspaper photos can be found with the AP images link through iConn.org à Link to Individual Resources à AP Images or Direct LInk

Kid's Image Search Tools http://www.kidsclick.org/
Special image databases, sorted by categories and kid safe.

Pics4Learning http://www.pics4learning.com/
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.

American Memory Search of the Library of Congress http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/index.html
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity.

Photos and Prints http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?format=Photograph
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written

Maps http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?format=Map

Digital Collections & Services from the Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html
Online access to print, pictorial and audio-visual collections and other digital services.

LIFE photo archive hosted by Google http://images.google.com/hosted/life
Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.

Copyright-Friendly and Copyleft Images and Sound (Mostly!) for Use in Media Projects and Web Pages, Blogs, Wikis, etc. http://copyrightfriendly.wikispaces.com/
Most of the media in these collections are attached to generous copyright licensing. Though you may not need to ask permission to use them when publishing on the Web for educational purposes, you should cite or attribute these images to their creators unless otherwise notified! If you see any copyright notices on these pages, read them for further instructions.
Note: always check individual licensing notices before publishing on the Web or broadcasting!

Wikimedia Commons http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page
Wikimedial Commons makes available to all, public domain and freely-licensed educational media content (images, sound and video clips). Everyone is allowed to copy, use and modify any files here freely as long as the source and the authors are credited and as long as users release their copies/improvements under the same freedom to others.

 

Testing Sites

Easy Test Maker

 

OtherLibrariesResources

 Caddo Library

   Internet Public Library (Helpful links selected for each subject and category)

Librarian’s Index to the Internet (This services is public funded and an organized efforts of librarians from both California and Washington State)

LibrarySpot (brings the best library and reference sites together with insightful editorial in one user-friendly spot. Sites featured on LibrarySpot.com are hand-selected and reviewed by our editorial team for their exceptional quality, content and utility.  It has received more than 30 awards and honors. Most recently, Forbes.com selected LibrarySpot.com as a "Forbes Favorite" site, the best in the reference category, and PC Magazine named it one of the Top 100 Web Sites. )

 
Library Congress (Prestigious Library Resources of the nation and the world)

L.O.U.I.S (The union catalog allows you to search any or all of the Louisiana academic library catalogs at the same time)

Louisiana Library Connection Database (This service is a cooperative effort between all Louisiana public libraries and the State Library of Louisiana.  You need your public library card ID to access to these databases.  To receive a library card from your local public library, bring your current Louisiana ID or a bill that shows your current residence, fill out an application form, you will receive one immediately.)

Pictures For Learning P ics4Learning is a collection of copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers.

 Shreve Memorial Library (check the library online catalogues, renew your books on line, or use their online resources, even place Inter-Library Loan.)

TexShare (A program of the Texas State Library and Archives Commission in partnership with academic and public libraries in Texas)

 

 Publisher’sResources

Glencoe Online (Great for students and teachers as well as parents for curriculum related on line activities)

Prentice Hall Textbook Resources (It needs the textbook online code to log in for learning activities –in teacher library.  But teachers may check for textbook information here)

McGraw Hill Macmillan ( It includes learning activities related to the textbook)

Follett Educational Services Customer Rewards Program ($1 spent/sell on used textbooks/references/classroom set earn 1 point for rewards of credit or gift card)