General Reference Sites

Biographical Dictionary

Find brief information about over 28,000 people included in the dictionary.

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

 

Dead People Server

Information about celebrities who are long dead or newly dead.

Dewey Browse

Search for web sites using the same Dewey Decimal # found when researching with books.

HeadlineSpot

Find the latest newspaper and magazine stories in all major cities and countries around the world.  May search by location or subject.

Internet Public Library

 

LibrarySpot

all types of resources

MEL

Michigan Electronic Library (includes magazines, Electric Library Kids

Quiz Hub

Quiz Hub is a free online interactive learning center for students in grades 5-8. It includes educational games, puzzles,
quizzes, spelling activities, and subject guides

Reference Desk

 

Spark Notes

Similar to Cliff Notes, this site provides general study guide information in multiple subject areas.

Who2

Quick search for basic biographical information about many famous people.

Your Dictionary

Links to various specialty dictionaries and information. (some links go to sites to purchase books about the subject)

 

Citing resources for your bibliography

APA  Using American Psychological Association format for bibliographies.  This site is sponsored by Purdue University.

MLA Using Modern Language Association format for bibliographies.  This site is sponsored by Purdue University.

Nauset Public Schools Research and Style Manual for Grade 6  This site is based on the MLA style.