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FHS Research Resources
 
 
 
FHS Library Catalog
 
Atriuum
 Click on the Atriuum logo to search for books and resources in our FHS library.
 
 
Info to Go (Books from the University of Tennessee and Knox County Public Library)
 
Info to Go
 
You can browse the catalog for books and ask a librarian to have the books you want shipped to FHS. 
 
 Databases
 
Artemis
 
Noodle Tools
 
ProQuest  
 
 
ABC-CLIO
Social Studies Databases
 
Good for researching:
History, pop culture, government,
geography, religion, and diversity studies
 
ABC CLIO
 Biography in Context
 
Good for researching:
 Any famous person
 
Biography in Context
 
                                   
Britannica
   ImageQuest   
 
Good for researching:
Images for school projects.  If you need pictures for any subject, check here!
 
Brittanica Image Quest  
 Country Reports
 
Good for researching:
Countries and world cultures
 
Country Reports  
 Culture Grams
 
Good for researching:
Countries and world cultures
(You must have a Knox County Public Library Card--they're free!--to access this resource.)
 
Culture Grams  
 
Literature Resource Center
 
Good for researching:
Authors, works of literature, literary criticism 
 
Literature Resource Center  
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
 
Good for researching:
 Controversial issues, argumentative essays, multiple viewpoints on issues
 
Opposing Viewpoints  
 
PowerSearch
 
Good for researching:
 Any subject
 
Power Search  
 
 
Science in Context
 
Good for researching:
Any science topic
 
Science in Context
 
 
 
 
 
 Student Resources in Context
 
Good for researching:
Any subject, including news and current events. This is a great place to start for research papers and projects.
 
Student Resources in Context  
 Tennessee Electronic Library
Databases
 
Good for researching:
Any subject.  Click on  the database that corresponds to your topic.
 
Tennessee Electronic Library  
 
 
 
 
Citation Builder and Resources
 
              Easy Bib         
 
Use Easy Bib to make building your Works Cited page a breeze!  You can export citations to Easy Bib from our Gale databases, as well as create citations for books and other resources.  Print your Works Cited page from Word, save to Google Docs, and more!
 
Owl  
 
Purdue Owl has many citation and writing guides for you to follow to improve your research papers. 
 
 
Online Encyclopedia
                                                                                                               
World Book
                  
Search using different versions of World Book including World Book Advanced (written for high school students,) World Book Discover (written at a slightly lower reading level,) and World Book en Español.
 
 
eBooks
 
The ABC Clio eBook collection offers social studies and literature eBooks.
           
Gale Virtual Reference Library
 
 The Gale Virtual Reference Library offers eBooks across many subjects. 
 
 
Language Practice
 
Powerspeak Languages
 
Practice Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and English as a Second Language!
 
 
Test Prep
 
Learning Express Library   College Prep Center
Learning Express Library 3.0 offers free online practice tests, tutorials and test-prep e-books. Click on the College Prep Center icon for test prep for the SAT, ACT, AP tests, and PSAT.
 
 
Career Tools
 
Career Transitions
 
 Learn about different occupations, build a resume, cover letter, and get interview tips too!
 
                                                                                 Career Center     
Curious about a particular occupation, or looking to improve your job skills? Use the practice tests, e-books and online courses to begin your path to a bright future.
 
 
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