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Research Websites

Listed below are some good websites for research.  Remember to always judge the reliability of a website that you use for research.

 

For General Research:

Galileo--Reliable articles in all subject areas. (Click here for instructions to use this site.)

Wikipedia--Great for pictures and basic information. Do not use as a source for information for a research paper. 

NBC Learn--Reliable news site. Great for current events.

ERIC--Education Resources Information Center. Great for education topics. 

 

For Literature Research:

GaleNet Student Resource Center http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/rockmart

The Poetry Foundation http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poetrytool.html

The Literature Network http://www.online-literature.com/

The Literary Encyclopedia The Literary Encyclopedia: Welcome

Novel Guide http://www.novelguide.com/

The Victorian Web http://65.107.211.206/victorian/victov.html

Pegasos http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/ (Click on author’s calendar, then first letter of author’s last name)

The Academy of American Poets http://www.poets.org/

British Author Biographies http://www.incompetech.com/authors/

Bartleby.com http://bartleby.com/

C-SPAN American Writers http://www.americanwriters.org/

Simon & Schuster http://www.simonsays.com/

Famous Poets and Poemshttp://famouspoetsandpoems.com

American Poems http://www.americanpoems.com/

Poetry Out Loud http://www.poetryoutloud.org/

Britannica Encyclopedia http://www.britannica.com/

Biography.com http://www.biography.com

 

Literature Study Guides:

Grade Saver Classic Notes http://www.gradesaver.com/ClassicNotes.html

Pink Monkey http://pinkmonkey.com/

SparkNotes http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/

CliffNotes http://www.cliffnotes.com/

 

Mythology Websites:

Myth Man http://mythman.com

Myth Web http://www.mythweb.com

Mythology-Gods and Goddesses http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_myth_gods_index.htm

Mythography http://www.loggia.com/myth/content.html

Encyclopedia Mythica http://www.pantheon.org/mythica.html

Ancient Greece--Mythology http://www.ancientgreece.com/mythology/mythology.htm

Greek Mythology Links http://homepage.mac.com/cparada/GML/index.html

Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mythology

The Immortals http://www.messagenet.com/myths/bios/

 

Amendment Websites:

http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/data/constitution/amendments.html

http://www.usconstitution.net/constam.html

http://www.constitutioncenter.org/

http://firebolt.com/constitution/amendments.html

 

Biomes:

http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/exhibits/biomes/index.php

http://www.mbgnet.net/

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/world_biomes.htm

 http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Experiments/Biome/

http://eschooltoday.com/ecosystems/what-is-a-biome.html

 

Health and Nutrition Web Sites:

http://www.healthfinder.gov/

http://www.nih.gov/

http://www.cdc.gov/

http://www.who.int/en/

http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/

http://medlineplus.gov/

http://www.webmd.com/

http://healthweb.org/

http://www.mayoclinic.com/index.cfm

 

Holocaust Websites:

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/himmler_remarks.html

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/?gclid=CPvorKTlrI8CFQ8_gQodwESy8w

http://www.holocaust-history.org/

http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9040821/Holocaust

http://members.aol.com/TeacherNet/Holocaust.html

http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holocaust

http://www.holocaustsurvivors.org/data.show.php?di=record&da=texts&ke=6 

http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005143

 

President Web Sites:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/

http://www.biography.com/

http://www.presidentsusa.net/presvplist.html

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/uspresidentsdropdown.htm

http://cybersleuth-kids.com/sleuth/History/US_History/Presidents/index.htm

http://americanhistory.about.com/library/charts/blchartpresidents.htm

http://www.heptune.com/preslist.html

 

Vice President Web Sites:

http://www.angelfire.com/az/theredbadge/vps.html

http://www.vicepresidents.com/vpprofile

http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/common/briefing/Vice_President.htm (scroll to the bottom for a listing of VPs)

http://www.presidentsusa.net/presvplist.html

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/rockmart (user name and password are rockmart)

http://www.biography.com/

http://www.heptune.com/preslist.html#Vice-Presidents

 

Literary Criticism:

Writing about Fiction  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/616/01/

Writing about Literature  http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/618/01/

Literary Terms   http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/575/01/

 

Scientists and Mathematicians: 

Biography.com    http://www.biography.com/

Encyclopedia.com  http://www.encyclopedia.com/

Scientist Biographies   http://www.blupete.com/Literature/Biographies/Science/Scients.htm

Scientific Biography   http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/biography/

Science Education  http://www.ziplink.net/~pik/Famous%20Scientists.html 

Mathematician Biography  http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/BiogIndex.html

All Math   http://www.allmath.com/biography.php

Mathematicians   http://math.about.com/od/mathematicians/Mathematicians.htm

Mathematicians of the 17th and 18th Centuries http://www.maths.tcd.ie/pub/HistMath/People/RBallHist.html

 

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seven_wonders_of_the_ancient_world

http://www.cleveleys.co.uk/wonders/sevenwondersoftheworld.htm

http://unmuseum.mus.pa.us/wonders.htm

http://www.crystalinks.com/seven.html

 

Three Branches of Government:

http://bensguide.gpo.gov/9-12/government/branches.html

www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0774837.html

www.voteutah.org/learning/government/three_branches.html

www.uen.org/themepark/liberty/3branches.shtml

www.congressforkids.net/Constitution_threebranches.htm

http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/teacher_lessons/3branches/1.htm

http://www.evgschool.org/three_branches_of_government.htm

 

United States History Websites:

http://www.ushistory.org/

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ushistory.htm

http://www.course-notes.org/us_history/

http://americanhistory.about.com/

http://www.americanheritage.com/

http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/

http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident

http://www.history.com/presidents

http://countrystudies.us/united-states/

 

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