The following databases require the password "sandy":
Student Resources A great database for any research. It also has ready-created citations.
Opposing Viewpoints An incredibly immersive database for argumentative and persuasive writing. It also contains easily managed citations.
Research Tools & Assistance
The Owl at Purdue This resource provides extensive guides, tutorials, and information on everything from citation to plagiarism. A reliable and helpful resource every student should be familiar with!
The Library of Congress Research Tools A fantastic collection of resources, including the Library of Congress’s own catalog and an easy-to-use gateway to hundreds of other institutions’ catalogs. Includes historical and legal databases.
INFOhio GO! This is a great resource to use when faced with a research project or paper. Each step of the research process is broken down and explained, and tons of interactive tools and information are offered at each stage.
English, Grammar, and Language Arts
Project Gutenberg A collection of over 40,000 e-books and texts that are available for download or can be read online.
Luminarium This website provides information about the life, works, and analysis of Medieval, Renaissance, 17th century and Restoration authors like Chaucer, Shakespeare, and Milton.
Famous Authors Famous Authors is a biographical database of hundreds of historical and modern authors. Each listing includes a picture of the author and a short summary of their life.
Classic Authors This is an online collection of the works of classic authors such as Jane Austen, Emily Bronte, Geoffrey Chaucer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Homer, John Milton, Edgar Allen Poe, Henry David Thoreau, and William Wordsworth.
Literary Terms A thorough list of literary terms and their definitions from a faculty member at Brooklyn College.
Poetry Terms An impressive list of poetic terms with examples.
Absolute Shakespeare This website is a complete resource that includes Shakespeare’s plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and even information about the legendary Globe Theatre.
Historic Documents Use the easy-to-read text versions of the United States’ most important documents to familiarize yourself with the words that shaped the government and culture of their country.
Finishing the Dream Over one hundred Civil Rights Era clips from the NBC News archive including segments like Separate is Not Equal, Buses and Boycotts, Freedom Fighters and We Shall Overcome.
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