Explore 10,721 species from 249 bird families, living in habitats around the world. View image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, and listen to recordings of bird songs and calls. From the Cornell Lab of Ornithology.
ProQuest's new Black Freedom Struggle website, opens a new window features expertly selected open primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom. This resource supports a wide range of students, from middle and high school to college, as well independent researchers and anyone interested in learning more about the ongoing Black Freedom Struggle.
The content is curated around six time periods:
- Resistance to Slavery and the Abolitionist Movement (1790-1860)
- The Civil War and the Reconstruction Era (1861-1877)
- Jim Crow Era from 1878 to the Great Depression (1878-1932)
- The New Deal and World War II (1933-1945)
- The Civil Rights and Black Power Movements (1946-1975)
- The Contemporary Era (1976-2000)
Sources within the Young Adult and Reference Section include: Articles, Images and Videos, Biographies, Science in Pictures, Compare Countries, World Atlas, Recommended Primary Sources, and News of the Day.
Check out the Research Tools and Materials section, located on the horizontal menu bar, for help with planning and conducting research, writing book reviews, creating oral presentations, writing research papers, and setting down a science report.
Learn how to use Britannica Library through this tutorial on Niche Academy.
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Supports both student research and classroom instruction. For Grades 6-8. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Search for people by name, birth or death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, or gender.
Learn how to use Gale in Context: Biography through this tutorial on Niche Academy.
Biographical/critical introductions, listings of principal works, and sources for further study on contemporary authors.
Academic journal articles covering most disciplines, including arts, history, humanities, science, medicine, and law.
Learn how to use JSTOR through this tutorial on Niche Academy.
An online language learning system that can help you learn languages such as French, Spanish, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Russian, and many more.
First time user? Access Mango Languages with your library barcode or username and 4-digit PIN. Then "Sign Up" for a free account. Once you've created a free account, you can go directly to mangolanguages.com, opens a new window or Mango's mobile app to sign in to the account you created.
Learn how to use Mango Languages through this tutorial on Niche Academy.
Adapted reading material on a variety of topics designed for middle school, high school, English language learners, and individuals with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Online language learning, including modules for learning American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and English courses for speakers of Spanish and Japanese. Provided by Find it Virginia.
Learn how to use Rocket Languages through this tutorial on Niche Academy.