The resources on this page will help you find the information you need for research projects and homework. Your library card or digital library card also give you access to databases offered through the Michigan Electronic Library (mEL) here. Need more assistance? Ask your Teen Services Librarian!
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Britannica School High
Britannica School is offered by the people who publish the Encyclopedia Brittanica and the Merriam Webster Dictionary. It provides access to articles, biographies, images and videos, and world atlas, primary sources, and news concerning a wide variety of subjects.
Explora for High Schools
Explora for High Schools is a database of primary and secondary sources to use in research papers
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Use Opposing Viewpoints to learn about a topic from different sides. Excellent for debate, persuasive essays, critical thinking, or current events assignments.
You can access so much through the LearningExpress Library hub: High school skills, computer skills, career prep, GED prep, college test prep (ACT, SAT), scholarships and school finder, and more. You will need to create an account to get a username/password for LearningExpress Library, and creating an account requires an email address.
Purdue OWL Research and Citation Resources
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab is an excellent resource for formatting citations in a variety of styles for research papers.
This site offers editing suggestions to make your writing bold and clear. Simply copy and paste your text into the site and click Edit.
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