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Here you can find our teen collections, reading list suggestions, programs, homework help, resources, and information about college and career.

  • The American Museum of Photography
    See all from historic to contemporary photos and how to do it at this virtual museum.
  • Art Cylcopedia
    Find images, websites, articles about artists, movements, mediums or search by artwork title.
  • Explora: Arts and Literature
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • Mother of All Art and Art History Links
    Research an art topic, find out where you can study art, look at art images, or check on museum shows.
  • CNN Student News
    News formatted specifically for students.
  • Explora: Current Events
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • Newspaper Source
    Cover-to-cover full text of 28 national (U.S.) and international newspapers
  • Science News for Students
    Science News for Students is an award-winning online publication dedicated to providing age-appropriate, topical science news. 
  • Smithsonian: Teen Tribune
    News articles and videos.
  • U.S. News & World Report: Teens
    U.S. News & World Report is a multi-platform publisher of news and information
  • Youth Radio
    Youth Radio was established as an outlet for Bay Area youth to process their experiences and provide an alternative perspective to the prevailing media dialogue.
  • Essay and General Literature Index
    This index cites records in collections of essays and works dating back to 1985.
  • Explora: Arts and Literature
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • Gale Literary Sources
    Literature Resource Center along with Twayne's Authors Online and Scribner Writers Series have been integrated into Artemis Literary Sources, enabling researchers, faculty and students to search across the largest corpus of literary criticism, original works, biographies, reviews, work overviews and much more in order to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
  • Library of Congress Guide to Citing Primary Sources
    Provides a guide to citing primary sources in Chicago and MLA styles.
  • Literature Criticism Online
    This database brings together 10 acclaimed multidisciplinary series representing a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras, and genres.
  • Literature Resource Center
    This database contains biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of noted authors.
  • Play Index
    This index covers 31,000 plays dating back to 1949.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    Details to help you write and format a paper.
  • Short Story Index
    This index has more than 117,000 stories from more than 4,2000 collections and anthologies.
  • About the United States
    USA.gov offers government information about the American flag, branches of the government, budget of the government, data and statistics, government agencies and elected officials, history and historical documents, laws and legal issues, life in the United States, and presidents, vice presidents and first ladies.
  • Judicial Branch History
    The Federal Judicial Center offers history regarding judges, courts, courthouses, famous federal trials, exhibits, timelines, and more.
  • Project Vote Smart
    Refresh your knowledge of American politics by providing useful information about the candidates, the issues and the government.
  • The Legislative Branch
    You can either search or browse this site in order to find out about Congress, members, committees, Congressional Organizations, floor proceedings, legislation, House and Senate Rules, and much more.
  • Duolingo
    ​Users will learn new vocabulary and grammar through interactive games both online and on the mobile app. There is also a strong emphasis on pronunciation.​
  • Transparent Language
    Unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, including ESL, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing, and vocabulary-building lessons. Just click "sign up" and enter your library card number.

For more information about languages and ESL, check out our Learning English LibGuide.

  • Ask Dr. Math
    A question and answer service for math questions provided by Drexel University.
  • Create A Graph
    Create area, bar, and line graphs, and pie charts.
  • Explora: Science and Math
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • Explora: Science and Math
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • Online Biology Book
    An online biology book developed by Dr. Michael Farabee, based on his college entry level biology lectures.
  • Periodic Table
    An online periodic table.
  • Inventor of the Week
    Brief biographies of various inventors created by MIT.
  • Science Buddies
    Nonprofit organization that provides free online resources for science education.
  • Virtual Library: Science Fairs
    Listings of local, regional, state, national, and international science fair websites. A section on virtual science fairs is also included.
  • American Memory
    This website made by the Library of Congress showcases American history through written and spoken word, photos, videos, maps, and other documents.
  • Explora: History and Social Science
    This database provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books. It offers articles, essays, and primary source documents to help students be successful in their research.
  • FedStats
    Provides access to a full range of statistics from over 100 government agencies.
  • The American Presidency
    Activities, resources and information about presidents from the Smithsonian.
  • The Handbook of Texas Online
    An encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.
  • The National Museum of Natural History Virtual Tours
    Tour current and past exhibits from any location!
  • The Portal to Texas History
    From prehistory to the present day, you can explore unique collections from Texas libraries, museums, archives, historical societies, genealogical societies, and private family collections.
  • World History Collection (EBSCO)
    Cover-to-cover full text of 150 titles dating back to 1964, including many peer-reviewed journals.
  • Canva
    Use Canva's drag-and-drop feature and professional layouts to design consistently stunning graphics. Canva also offers free images, filters, icons, shapes, and fonts.
  • CCISD High School Online Resources
    Do you go to Clear Creek, Clear Springs, Clear Falls, Clear Brook, or Clear Lake High School? Then you have access to the CCISD High School Online Resources! There are databases to help you with research, Write It Cite It which can guide you with MLA style, and more.
  • CCISD Library Catalog
    Pick your CCISD school and access your school's library catalog.
  • Citation Machine
    Citation Machine supports MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian formats.
  • Citefast Citation Generator
    Create citations fast in MLA, APA, or Chicago.
  • Dictionary.com
    Dictionary.com provides reliable access to millions of definitions, synonyms, audio pronunciations, example sentences, translations and spelling help through our services at Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com and Reference.com.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources/instructional material and provides these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.
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