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A to Z: The World

“AtoZ the World” explores the culture and customs, social conditions, and government of 175 countries worldwide. This database provides helpful background information for traveling or doing business abroad -- and for school reports and general knowledge.

Britannica Online Library Edition:

Encyclopaedia Britannica, first published in 1768, is no longer available in print. Britannica Online is actually two databases in one -- Britannica Kids for children and Britannica Reference Center for adults and older students – which makes it great for both homework assignments and general information.

Biography Reference Bank  
Biography Reference Center  
Connecticut Digital Collections  


This is a very user-friendly general reference tool -- the perfect resource for your reference needs. Research is made easy -- no matter the user's age or skill level. Find the answers you need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. To connect from home you will need to type 86-45156 in the username box and the word bigchalk in the password box

History Reference Center  
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Kids Search  
Learning Express Library Unlimited free Internet access to practice tests based on such official exams as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, Firefighter, Police Officer, Paramedic, EMT Basic, U.S. Citizenship, Postal Worker, Cosmetology, Real Estate Agent & Broker Exams. Will need to create a username and password the first time you log in. Use your Trumbull Library Barcode as your username.

Literature Resource Center

The Literature Resource Center is an excellent database for information about writers and their works.Users will find both biographical sketches of authors and criticism of their novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and nonfiction.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition  
Nonfiction Book Collection - Elementary  
Nonfiction Book Collection - Middle School  
Nonfiction Book Collection - High School  
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center As its name suggests, Opposing Viewpoints presents both sides of current social and political issues and controversies. This database is ideal for both students with research assignments and anyone who wants to stay better informed about today's "hot button" issues. TRUMBULL RESIDENTS LOG IN HERE WITH YOUR LIBRARY CARD BARCODE TO ACCESS.
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Science Reference Center  
Student Research Center  
Teacher Reference Center  
Free Internet Links You Might Want to Try

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College Board Online

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) information plus information on planning for college, finding the right college, getting into college and financing a college education.

Department of Education

U.S. Dept. of Education website provides information for students, parents & families, teachers, principals, higher education administrators & institutions, and grantees & technical assistance providers.

Financial Aid

A comprehensive collection of information about student financial aid. Find out about loans, scholarships and other types of financial aid that may be available for continuing your education.

This site brings together all kinds of information and services that students and their families need to make important decisions about furthering a student's education.

U.S. News & World Report

Rankings for the best undergraduate & graduate schools, find distance education opportunities through E-learning and help to master the application process amongst other pertinent information.






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