Research Resources

Search Engines

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This search engine provides results that have been reviewed for credibility by scholars.


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Another search engine that provides credible websites.



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Try the filters on the left-hand side to narrow your results (Images, Videos, News, Latest, Last month, Timeline, Related searches)


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This site will search across many different search engines at the same time (Google, Bing, Ask, Answers, and others). Note that some of them will be blocked at school (You Tube, Twitter, etc.)




Electronic Databases (online books and magazines)


title_src_junior.jpgGeneral database useful for many different types of research. (No password required at school. See Mrs. Alexander for the password to use when you're away from school)


biography_playbutton.pngLong Beach Public Library database with biographies of famous people. (Use your library card number to access this. If you don't have your own Long Beach Public Library Card, see Mrs. Alexander for the Hill number.)


us_history_playbutton.pngLong Beach Public Library database for U. S. History (Use your library card number to access this. If you don't have your own Long Beach Public Library Card, see Mrs. Alexander for the Hill number.)

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Long Beach Public Library science database (Use your library card number to access this. If you don't have your own Long Beach Public Library Card, see Mrs. Alexander for the Hill number.)




Encyclopedia


world_book.jpg Online version of the World Book. Four versions - Kids, Info Finder, Reference Center, Spanish (Use your library card number to access this. If you don't have your own Long Beach Public Library Card, see Mrs. Alexander for the Hill number.)



Books


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Search for books in Hill's library catalog. (Link only works at school)

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Search for books in the Long Beach Public Library. (If you have a library card, you can have a book sent from any library to the branch closest to you.)