Grades 9 - 12 Resources

Ask Rose Homework Hotline
A free math and science tutoring service for Indiana students in grades 6-12, provided by Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology students.
AtoZdatabases
A reference and marketing database that includes job search tools, mailing lists and sales leads, business profiles, and people lookup.
AtoZ the USA
Contains more than 115 country-based articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. Students will find unmatched coverage of the country’s people, history, economy, geography, symbols, culture, and society.
Biography in Context
Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it's continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.
Biography Reference Center
Offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine.
Britannica Library Reference Center
An online encyclopedia that can help students with research projects and homework assignments.
Carroll County Indiana Historic Newspaper Database
A searchable database of newspapers published in Carroll County since the late 1800s.
Contemporary Authors Online
Find biographical information on more than 149,000 modern novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers, journalists, and scriptwriters.
DrivingTests.org
IN BMV practice tests for both the permit test and the driver’s license test.
Explora for High Schools
Supports both student research and classroom instruction with simple searches, easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topics, and topic overviews that provide students with starting points for research.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Online reference books covering Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, General Reference, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, Social Science, and Technology.
Health Reference Center Academic
I integrates millions of articles from a wide range of full-text nursing and allied health journals, magazines,
newsletters, and select consumer health information sources.
History Reference Center
Offers full-text articles for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.
Indiana History Online
A digital archive documenting the state's history, providing access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.
Informe
A searchable database, in Spanish, including magazines, journals, and books.
INSPIRE
A collection of online academic databases that can be accessed for free by Indiana residents. Includes magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more.
Literary Reference Center
Covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including full-text poems, short stories, novels, essays, speeches, and plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, and photographs.
LitFinder
Covers all time periods and contains a wealth of primary literature content, including full-text poems, short stories, novels, essays, speeches, and plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, and photographs.
Novelist Plus
A comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction. Includes book summaries, reviews, reading guides, and readalike suggestions.
Points of View Reference Center
A guide to debating, developing arguments, writing position papers, and developing critical thinking skills about controversial subjects. Each essay includes a series of questions and additional material to generate further thought.
Pronunciator
A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. Also offers a mobile app.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Offers over 200 free resources including writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, ESL (English as a Second Language), job search, and professional writing.
Salem Press reference books
Online reference books covering numerous topics in the areas of Health, History, Literature, and Science.
Science in Context
Covers hundreds of today's most significant science topics, integrating authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity.
Science Reference Center
Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science and society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology, and wildlife.
Testing & Education Resource Center
Features practice tests and courses, ebooks containing valuable study material and practice tests, information on accredited schools, a scholarship search, a resume builder, and career modules.
What Tree Is That?
An online field guide that makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces.
Downloadable Ebooks for Teens
Flipster
Digital popular magazines to view and/or download

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