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Homework and Research

Student Research Center: Looking to do some research for class? For fun? This easy-to-use resource has magazines, newspapers, biographies, country reports, images, and encyclopedias on health, science, literature, current events, history, and more. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Learning Express: Practice tests and self-paced courses for students & adult learners. Math, Reading, ASVAB, GED, GRE, SAT, ACT, resume and cover letter writing courses and more.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NC Live: Homework Help: A list of programs and databases to help with all your homework problems, through NC Live. It's Free! *

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NCpedia: NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform. The NCpedia project is coordinated and managed by the Government and Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina, part of the NC Department of Cultural Resources.

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Literary Reference Center Plus: Need information about an author's life or other works? How about detailed discussion about a book's plot or themes? Check out Literary Reference Center for all this and more! It even includes full text of some classic poems and short stories. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Biography Reference Center: Need information about an historical person? Check out Biography Reference Center for all your research needs! More than 450,000 biographies, including actors, authors, explorers, historical figures, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, scientists and many others.This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

CQ Researcher Online

CQ Researcher Online: Reports on issues shaping our world, with in-depth coverage of political and social issues, such as health, education, the environment, technology, and the U.S. economy. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center: Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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OneClickdigital Audio Book Collection: Over 1200 titles in fiction and nonfiction, including classics, history, and popular fiction. These audio books can be listened to on any computer (Mac or PC) and can be transfered to an iPod or most MP3 players to listen to on the go. The site is easy to use, but requires you to create your own login so you can have a personal book shelf. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *
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Teen Reads: A NC Live list of audio books, ebooks, and magazines just for teens! This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Novelist Plus: A database that lists tons of books for adults, children, and young adults, by author, title, and even series. Find a good book to read by searching for books similar to ones you know you like or find the next book in a series or lists of award winners. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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NC Live Video Collection: The NC LIVE Video Collection is a collection of more than 250 high quality documentary and educational video programs produced for the Public Broadcasting Corporation. Chosen by North Carolina librarians for use in supporting education and for general interest, the collection includes programming covering the sciences, US and world history, biography, current events, and the arts, as well as a variety of other subjects. In addition, several educational series for children are included. This resource is accessed through NC Live. *

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Teen Ink: Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums. Students must be age 13-19 to participate, register and/or submit work. Distributed through classrooms , Teen Ink magazine offers some of the most thoughtful and creative work generated by teens and has the largest distribution of any publication of its kind. Depends completely on submissions from teenagers nationwide.



SIECUS: The website for the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States (SIECUS) has all types of great information on it about sex, sexual orientation, and sexual health! SIECUS is supported by individual contributions, foundation grants, and a cooperative agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Wise Guys: Wise Guys make wise decisions. This website gives great information on healthy relationships, teen pregnancy prevention and STD prevention just for guys.

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Just Yell Fire: Just Yell Fire is a non-profit organization teaching girls to fight back against predators and sexual assault. Use their website to check out the movie, the books, and tons of great information!

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National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy: This website has great links to other sites and good information about how to prevent pregnancy.

College and Careers

College: a list of college-related resources on the web.

Jobs, Career, and Test Prep: a list of websites and resources that help with testing and job searches.

Internet Safety

Internet Safety: a list of resouces about internet safety.