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Quick Links For Online Library Resources
Top 5 reliable resources you'll need for your research: 
 
1. Encyclopedia Britannica - Everyone starts with an encyclopedia for a solid overview of their topic.
 
2. Student Resources in Context - A good database for news, magazine and journal articles and reference mat'ls. It's one part of Electronic Library of MN (ELM).
 
3. Academic Search Premier - Research like a college-student and use this database, and find peer-reviewed articles. It's one part of ELM.
 
4. Points of View Reference Center - Great for debates. Find topics, each with an argument and opposing argument. It's one part of ELM (Electronic Library of MN)
 
 
 
 
Top 3 sites to help you cite your sources for your bibliography:
 
 
 
And so much more!
 
 
Culturegrams - State and national information including maps, demographic and cultural information. Get the logins from your media specialist to use this from home.
 
ELM - Electronic Library of Minnesota is funded by MN state legislature. Includes many databases such as those listed above and more.  ELM tutorial
 
Hennepin County Library Databases - Try Historical New York Times, 1851-2009 and Minneapolis Tribune, 1867-1922 for primary source newspaper articles. You'll need a public library card #.
 
MnKnows - Text a librarian for help finding resources! 
 
 
 
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