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Online Resources

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Online Resources

 

Note: Unfortunately, we can not provide you with usernames and passwords on this site, for legal reasons. If you don't know Shaftesbury's passwords for these sites, please feel free to contact the helpful library staff.

 

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Know what you're after? Use the Navigation Bar below to jump to the resource of your choice. The Resources have been grouped by type (for instance, the sites for CNN, CBC, and Google news have all been grouped under 'N' for 'News Gathering Services'.

 

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Acronym Finder

 

Art search engine

 

Atlases

 

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Biographies

 

 

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C

 

Calculators: Useful Online Calculators For Almost Every Educational and Life Need

 

The Canadian Encyclopedia

 

Canada's Virtual Vault: Library and Archives Canada (LAC)

 

CBC archives collection

 

Chem 4 Kids

 

Children's Books Online

 

CIA World Factbook

 

Citation Machine

 

Climate Change

 

Clip Art

 

Court Records (Manitoba)

 

Currency Exchange

 

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D

 

Dictionaries

 

Disease Detectives: Games and information about disease control

 

Documentary Heaven

 

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E

Ebooks (for free!)

 

Encyclopedias

 

Eternal Egypt

 

Global Etiquette Resources, sorted by country.

 

Etymological Dictionary

 

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F

 

Foods and Nutrition websites

 

G

 

Get Published: 50 Online Writing Websites for New Writers

 

Great Reference Sites Other Than Wikipedia

 

Google Tools

 

Guide to Grammar and Writing

 

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H

 

Historica

 

History World

 

How-To Sites: A big list

 

How Stuff Works

 

Human Development Index

 

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I

 

I Love Bacteria: A fun and simple introduction to science topics.

 

Investopedia

 

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J

 

John Locker: A truly impressive collection of online educational videos. Great stuff!

 

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Language Tree  charts out the origins of Proto-Indo-European languages (languages from Western Europe to Central Asia).

 

The Librarian's Internet Index is dedicated to providing a directory of websites that you can trust. Users can find more than 20,000 quality sites organized into more than 14 main topics and 300 subtopics.

 

Law Resources

 

  • The Law Library of Congress hosts the world's largest collection of law reference books and legal resources. The site features more than 2,000 volumes that cover nearly 300 nations.
  • Internet Law Library boasts a massive directory of legal resources. It is a great place to find information on American laws and foreign laws.
  • Court Records (Manitoba): If you're looking for Manitoba case files, this is the place to start.
  • Canlii  CanLII's goal is to make Canadian law accessible for free on the Internet. This website provides access to court judgments, tribunal decisions, statutes and regulations from all Canadian jurisdictions.

 

Libraries

 

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Math links

 

MLA Style Guide

 

Mr Asu's Math Page

 

MusicTheory.net

 

Medical Resources

  • Medline Plus was created by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. Features include an illustrated medical encyclopedia, a comprehensive reference with more than 750 health topics and medical dictionaries.
  • The Medical Information Resource Center has an incredible array of resources related to the study of medicine and anatomy. The resources are interactive and dynamic. A fantastic resource suggested by Sarah from New Haven, CT!
  • The University of Maryland Medical Center has an interactive reference with more than 50,000 pages of professionally reviewed medical and health content. Specific reference collections include an English medical reference, a Spanish medical reference, a drug interaction reference, an alternative medicine reference, a pregnancy reference and a care guide.
  • The John Hopkins Medical Desk Reference is a comprehensive and well-organized guide to medical conditions and illnesses.
  • The International Center for Scientific Research is a valued worldwide reference. The organization has a fantastic Internet portal of scientific websites, a directory of researchers and multiple references.

 

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National Archives (USA)

 

News Gathering Services

 

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P

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

 

Pembina Trails School Division

 

Poets.org: A vast online collection of poetry and poet biographies

 

Project Gutenberg (Free E-Books)

 

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Q

 

Questia Online Library

 

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R

 

Read Print: Free ebooks

 

Recommended Reading (Books suggestions)

 

 

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Scholarpedia looks like Wikipedia, but don't be fooled. Scholarpedia is a peer-reviewed encyclopedia that is created and maintained by scholars around the world, which means that articles can be cited in most cases.

 

Science Daily

 

Sensible Units: Convert measurements into real-world objects

 

Shakespeare:

No Fear Shakespeare: Modern English Translations

 

Search Engines

 

 

Shaftesbury High School's official site

 

Mr. Striemer's Unofficial Shaftesbury Physics website

 

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Translation site

 

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U

 

Universities Online: Ranking of Universities that Offer Free Courses Online

 

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History of Visual Communication

 

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Worlfram Alpha: Kind of a giant, searchable database for facts. Think of it as the best almanac you'll ever use.

 

World Book Online

 

Worldometers: Real-time statistics

 

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