Teens @ the Library
Several databases listed here are made available through the Arkansas Traveler project. This project is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Additional state funds are provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
- EBSCOhost Web Collection
- Critical Survey of Long Fiction (in-library and home access)
- Provides students and general readers with in-depth profiles of major authors in long fiction.
- Gale Discovering Collection (in-library and home access)
- The Discovering Collection is a comprehensive database of in-depth reference content for Literature, History, Biographies, Science, and Social Studies.
- Gale Virtual Reference Library (in-library and home access)
- Provides access Gale eBooks owned by SPL: Chemical Compounds, Extremist Groups, UXL Graphic Novelists, Career Information Center
- History Resource Center: U.S. (in-library and home access)
- Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information. Includes primary sources and journal articles.
- History Resource Center: World (in-library and home access)
- Combines a comprehensive and unique global collection of resources with easy-to-use searching for undergraduate and high school research and curriculums.
- MAS Ultra - School Edition (in-library and home access)
- Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines. Arkansas Traveler database.
- Middle Search Plus (in-library and home access)
- Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags. Arkansas Traveler database.
- Newspaper Source (in-library and home access)
- provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. Arkansas Traveler database.
- Student Research Center
- TOPIC Search
- World Book Info Finder (in-library and home access)
- World Book Info Finder includes content and features designed for school-aged patrons’ homework and research needs. Based on the World Book Encyclopedia, the site features rich collections of multimedia on a variety of topics, science fair projects; a Biography Center; links to world newspapers, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more. Arkansas Traveler database.
- World Book Student (in-library and home access)
- World Book Student includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more. Arkansas Traveler database.
- Biography Who's Who
- Dead People Server
- Are they really dead?
- YALSA Booklists
- Find the best of the best books on this site.
- Teen Reads
- Get lists of the top best selling books.
- America's Career InfoNet
- Locate information on wages, what education you must have for a given occupation, and many answers to career questions.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Career information, median salaries, job availability.
- Arkansas Scholarship Connection
- Provides the only comprehensive site on public and private financial aid opportunities in Arkansas.
- Princeton Review
- Information on colleges and careers, financial aid, and improving your test scores.
- Online FAFSA forms, including school codes and deadlines.
- Information for Financial Aid Professionals
- Access to publications, worksheets, and other information related to the Federal Student Aid program.
- Information on financial aid, loans, military aid, calculators, and other types of financial aid.
- Fast Web
- Browse scholarships, jobs, and internships.
- Arkansas Department of Motor Vehicles
- Training, information, manuals, handbooks, and practice tests for driver's license, motorcycle license, and CDL.
- Drive Home Safe
- For parents and future teen drivers who need instructions, solutions, education, and statistics for keeping teens safe on the road.
- Fun and games, show off your creativity through writing and artwork, shop and listen to music.
- Teen reviews for music, books, etc.
- Yahoo Games
- Monopoly, Pacman, Dominos, and many new and exciting games free for the playing.
- Pop Cap
- Lots of free games and many more that can be downloaded for a price.
- Addicting Games
- Silly games for folks with lots of time to spare.
- Cheat Codes
- Cheats for all the popular online and console games.
- GameSpot Cheats
- Find cheats on all your favorite games for X Box, PlayStation, and many more.
- National History Day
- MLA Style Guide
- Internet Public Library Teen Space
- Discovery School
- Rotten Tomatoes
- Excellent movie rating system and information about release dates and locations.
- Local Movie Theaters
- Need to know what is playing in a certain theater or what time a movie starts? This site will answer your questions.
- Radio Locator
- Find a station anywhere, or find which stations play a certain kind of music or talk.
- All Music
- Listen to music, find a biography of your favorite composer, listen to new releases and more at this site.
- Listen to music as long as you wish for free.
- Locate when your favorite artist will be in concert or listen to your favorite songs or program a lot of songs for uninterrupted listening.
- Reviews, music videos and more available here.
- A Plus Research and Writing Guide for Students
- Grammar and Style
- This site has everything! Strunk and White, Chicago Manual of Style, and more.
- MLA Style Guide
- Springdale Public Schools
- Shiloh Christian School
- Private school owned by the First Baptist Church with Southern Baptist affiliation.
- Regional Technical Center
- Providing career and technical programs for high school students. Affiliated with Northwest Arkansas Community College.
- University of Arkansas
- John Brown University
- Rated one of America's Best Colleges in 2007.
- Northwest Arkansas Community College
- Webster University
- College level classes specializing in business.
- Northwest Technical Institute
- Provides adults a second chance to obtain a high school equivalency and has classes in career building.
- Education Alliance
- Oldest homeschool organization in Arkansas.
- Periodic Table of the Elements