Research: Homework

Literary Resources

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Gale Literature Resource Center is the premier Internet resource for information on literary figures from all time periods. The foundation of the Literature Resource Center is built on Gale's three hallmark author databases: Contemporary Authors Online; Contemporary Literary Criticism Select; and Dictionary of Literary Biography Online.


Bibme.org (Bibliography Maker)

Bibme.org can assist you by creating your resources onto a bibiliography page in the format required by your instructor - MLA, APA, Chicago or Turabian. Free, but registration required.


Biography Resources

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Gale Biography in Context combines over 432,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from over 980 volumes of more than 135 respected Gale sources such as Contemporary Authors, Encyclopedia of World Biography, and Marquis Who's Who, with over 538,000 full-text articles from nearly 300 magazines.


E-Books for Research

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Remember all those big reference books the library wouldn't let you check out? Many are now available for viewing online or downloading to your e-reader! There are also nonfiction e-books in areas such as biography, business, computers, literature, medicine and science.

EBSCO Ebooks Online is a collection of e-books on many research topics. GALILEO password required for at home/office usage.

Gale Directory Library offers you an online collection of premier directories such as the Encyclopedia of Associations and Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media.

Gale Reference Library has e-book versions of standard reference books such as Gale Encyclopedia of Science and American Men and Women of Science.


Salem Press History (remote access) is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Great for history research!


Free Tutoring from tutor.com

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Tutor.com has sessions available 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily.

Great for Grades 1 through 12, College Students, Adult Education, or Career Assistance!

Tutor.com offers more than 2,000 tutors who work from their home or office from throughout North America. Tutors include certified teachers, college professors and professional tutors, all with proven subject experience in the fields they tutor.

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If outside of a library branch, you’ll need a library card. Don’t have one? Sign up for one at any branch of Live Oak Public Libraries!

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GALILEO

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GALILEO stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. GALILEO provides access to over 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals. Over 2000 journal titles are provided in full-text. Other resources include encyclopedias, business directories, and government publications. Get the password for off-site access.
There's also a GALILEO for Kids!


New York Times Archives

New York Times Archives Allows you to search and retrieve for free articles from the NY times back to 1851. Note: years 1923-1986 require a document delivery fee.


Rocket Languages

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Rocket Languages offer language learning online with your library card.

The following language courses are offered: Arabic | Chinese (Mandarin) | French | German | Hindi | Italian | Japanese | Korean | Portuguese | Spanish (Latin American)

Plus...
American Sign Language
English (for Spanish Speakers)
English (for Japanese Speakers)

Just register once with your library card and set your user name and password for future sessions.


WorldCat

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WorldCat lets you search the collections of libraries in your community and thousands more around the world. It contains over 1.5 billion records in over 400 languages. You can use WorldCat to request that we buy or borrow materials for you.