Includes access to 29 databases.
At-home users may be prompted to enter their CT library card barcode for researchITCT
Online News Sources...
CNN Student News
PBS News Hour for Kids
Smithsonian Tween Tribune
Also search research IT CT for "Newspapers"
Savvy Online Searching...
A Google alternative safe search engine for students offering web & image searching.
Duck Duck Go
This search engine does not track your browsing history and is ad free.
Google Advanced Search
Yes, you can still search Google, but if it's scholarly research, you should use Google Advanced Search.
A search engine designed specially for students, providing only credible websites.
Searching for Online Images...
An easy way to find images that have been copyrighted for educational/non-commercial use. If you are feeling particularly innovative, you can also create a copyright license for your own work.
The Digital Public Library of America
Search images, audio, and video from our country's past. Also a fantastic source of primary resources.
Search over 800,000 open access images provided by the New York Public Library, including vintage posters, historical maps, and manuscripts.
Search this media file repository of public domain and freely-licensed educational media content.
Featuring 100 milestone documents of American history from the National Archives
Explore images and documents from The National Archives
The Way Back Machine: an archive of the Internet
Explore the history of the Internet. Use the Way Back Machine to see what a website looked like weeks, months, and even years ago.
SAT and ACT Preparation...
In-depth, high-quality SAT and ACT prep instruction that features comprehensive content along with interactive social and gamification elements to offer a personalized, self-paced test prep experience that's FREE
Fabulous Free Fonts and Logos...
Picture to People (P2P)