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Alabama Virtual Library and Other Online Library Links
Alabama Virtual Library
Visit Mrs. Jones or Mrs. Nelson to find out more about the new and exciting plethora of resources that are available on Alabama Virtual Library (AVL).  AVL provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential library and information databases that provide immediate access to relevent magazine, journal, and newspaper articles for research. Through the AVL, an equitable core of information sources are available free of charge to every student and citizen in Alabama, raising the level of excellence in schools and communities across the state.

Rogersville Public Library

Rogersville's Public Library offers an Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC).  An OPAC allows patrons to remotely browse the library's collection to locate books, periodicals, audio/visual materials or other items.

Internet Public Library Teen

We've put together information to help you with life, school, friends, and work. This site is no longer update, but it offers a plethora of valuable knowledge for students.  You'll find articles written especially to help you solve problems, links to web sites you can use for homework, and a place to ask questions. There's lots more, too. Explore!

Presidential Libraries
Presidential Libraries promote understanding of the presidency and the American experience. We preserve and provide access to historical materials, support research, and create interactive programs and exhibits that educate and inspire.

Librarians' Internet Index

Librarians' Internet Index (LII) is a publicly-funded website and weekly newsletter serving California, the nation, and the world. The site is no longer updated, but their are valuable resources available. You can also search and browse our website for the best of the Web. We have over 20,000 entries, also maintained by our librarians and organized into 14 main topics and nearly 300 related topics.

Awesome Library
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 35,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.

Read Print
A warm welcome to Read Print, your free online library. Our website offers thousands of free books for students, teachers, and the classic enthusiast. (eBooks)

eBooks (free electronic books)
From Project Gutenberg, the first producer of free electronic books (ebooks).

Electrifying Classics Books have changed. Not the words but how books are shared. This simple reading program is going to help you make the most of electronic format classic books. You can share them through your website too. Many people are saying, "Electronic reading is hard." And they're mostly right. But using this Java applet these books almost read themselves. You doubt it - well try it right now. Open Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol now. Experiment with the option controls. See for yourself how you could enjoy these books for hours.

The EServer is an arts and humanities e-publishing co-op based at Iowa State University where hundreds of writers, editors and scholars gather to publish over 35,000 works free of charge.The site is dedicated to clear, accessible writing in the humanities.

eBooks: Classic Literature Library
Free public domain ebooks and classic books.


LibriVox (2,565 Free Audiobooks)

LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain and release the audio files back onto the net. Our goal is to make all public domain books available as free audio books. We are a totally volunteer, open source, free content, public domain project.

(#1 U.S. Government's) Occupational Outlook from the U.S. Dept. of Labor

For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you: the training and education needed, earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, etc.

Alabama Labor

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O*Net Online (Occupational Info.)

Candid Career (videos)

Our belief is that we can all learn from the experiences of others. We are the premier provider of thousands of informational video interviews featuring industry professionals through an easy to use website. Our site is dedicated to providing the inside scoop on careers as well as advice that will give you an edge in your job search. Find your passion and land your dream job today!

Career Search

Alabama's Career Exploration Guide

Career Information Network

University of Alabama Career Info.

Career Exploration (University of Alabama)

Career Information

University of Alabama CAREER Resources

Provides NUMBEROUS handouts for deciding a major and job related handouts. Get expert advise concerning: Deciding a Major, What can I do with this Major?, Job Search Strategies, Professional Social Etiquette, Leadership, How Well Do You Communicate?, Resumes, Cover Letter, Interview - Questions, etc.

Mrs. Newton's Links for Guidance/Career/College'Guidance'&Page='Links'

Testing Prep.
ACT Online Demo!practice

Test Prep Practice

ACT English Guides

Math and Science (SAT and ACT Prep.)

Selected questions help students improve their standardized tests scores. No usernames or passwords are needed.  FREE online help to test your math knowledge and increase your chances of admission to the college of your choice.

ACT Test Prep Review

ACT or SAT Test Prep (Number2)'s online test preparation courses are totally free! FREE SAT, ACT, & GRE practice!

ACT Test Prep (Sparknotes)

ACT Test Prep (4Tests)

ACT Free Prep Booklet (80 pgs)

ACT Prep Booklet

SAT Practice & Flashcards (Proprofs)

SAT Test Prep

SAT Practice (CollegeBoard)

Academic Info.
AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Our mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers). Currently features over 25,000+ hand-picked resources and update the website on a daily basis.

Open College Courses
OpenCollege e-Learning Content Library is the ultimate resource for the Internet-based education of the future. It provides online course developers, teachers, and students with access to more than 700 interactive learning models.

A day no pigs would die.

Hancock Shaker Village

Idiom Site


Discovery School
Salem Witch Trials.

Salem Witch Trials
Web Sites Links

Paris Review

American Rehetoric
Hear the top 100 speeches and browse the online speech bank.

Cyber Guides

Literary Criticism
The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.

Literary Criticism American Authors
Perspectives in American Literature

Literary Criticism: American

Literary Criticism: British & Irish

With biographies and carefully chosen, annotated links for over 700 authors, LitLinks provides guidance to the best research resources on the Web.

Children's Literature Authors & Illustrators on the Web
The websites listed here include authors' personal websites and websites maintained by fans, scholars, and readers.

We've tried to blend good research and documented sources with a pleasing and sophisticated technical presentation in order to provide a stimulating encounter with this fascinating subject. This entire site is 'G Rated' and is suitable for all ages.

Author Index from Read Print

Civil Rights Webquest

To Kill a Mockingbird - Historical Background

Literary Criticism

Glencoe Literature Textbook Online

Grammar Guide

Salem Witch Trials Memorial

Salem Witch Trials Timeline

Google Literature Trips




American Authors

American Writers
American Writers: Journey through history and American Writers II: The 20th Century are now available as permanent archives for educators, researchers and every one interested in the writers featured in the C-SPAN series.

American & British Authors
Academic, scholarly, and critical articles on British and American writers, poets, novelists and playwrights of the twentieth century, and on world authors writing in English. All articles are open access and free.

Repeat After Us
Created by a high school student, RepeatAfterUs is an award-winning online library with the best collection of copyright-free English texts and scripted recordings. Our free audio clips provide an excellent resource for students and literature lovers of all ages.

Literary Criticism

Copyright Guidelines

King Arthur

Citing Government Publications

Alabama Authors

This Goodly Land: Alabama's Literary Landscape is a project of the Alabama Center for the Book. Its purposes are to spotlight Alabama's literary past, present, and future and to encourage the reading of Alabama literature. The authors included in this project have been selected by a committee made up of scholars and experts in Alabama literature. Authors are researched by volunteers, and profiles are created by project staff.

Academic Word List

The Academic Word List (AWL) is a list of words which appear with high frequency in English-language academic texts. The list was compiled by Averil Coxhead at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

The list contains 570 word families and is divided into 10 sublists. Sublist 1 consists of the 60 most common words in the AWL. Sublist 2 contains the next most frequently used words and so on. Each sublist contains 60 word families, except for sublist 10, which contains 30.

Newspaper Clipping Generator

Quintessential Instructional Archive provides a wide variety of learning tools.

Ultimate Collection of English Grammar Resources

Homework Helper
Free Homework Help Online
This service offers free homework help from subject specialists. Available Sunday - Thursday -- 3p.m. until 10 p.m.! Free Tutoring for Math, Science, Social Studies, and English for Grades 4-12 and College Intro. It is provided free of charge to all residents of Alabama by APLS (the State Library of Alabama) and your local Public Library with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

World of Math Online

Wolfram MathWorld

S.O.S. Math
Your FREE resource for math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations! The perfect study site for high school, college students and adult learners. Get help to do your homework, refresh your memory, prepare for a test. Browse our more than 2,500 Math pages filled with short and easy-to-understand explanations. Click on one of the following subject areas: Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Differential Equations, Complex Variables, Matrix Algebra, or Mathematical Tables. You can find topics ranging from simplifying fractions to the cubic formula, from the quadratic equation to Fourier series, from the sine function to systems of differential equations - this is the one stop site for your math needs.

History of Mathematics

Mathematical Atlas
This is a collection of short articles designed to provide an introduction to the areas of modern mathematics and pointers to further information, as well as answers to some common (or not!) questions.

Prime Pages

NRICH (University of Cambridge)
Welcome to the ERICH math enrichment site. This site supports teachers and learners of mathematics with thousands of FREE resources which are designed to develop subject knowledge and problem-solving skills. Skill levels: primary, lower and upper secondary school, and post-16.

The Physics Zone
The Physics Zone is designed to help students learn introductory level, Algebra & Trig based, Physics.

Math Gems

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons to help you with Algebra, Calculus, and Statistics.


WHNT Channel 19

WAAY 31 News

WAFF 48 News


Alabama Learning Exchange (ALEX), a project of the Alabama Department of Education, is designed to compile many types of educational materials and information into a time-saving one-stop resource for teachers and administrators in Alabama. By sharing the wealth of expertise and knowledge of Alabama educators, the children of Alabama will be better served.

MarcoPolo: Internet Content for the Classroom is a nonprofit consortium of premier national and international education organizations and the Verizon Foundation dedicated to providing the highest quality Internet content and professional development to teachers and students throughout the United States.

Thinklink Assessment
Established in 2000 as a for-profit company by Vanderbilt University, ThinkLink Learning has been determinedly focused on the use of formative assessment to improve K-12 student learning and performance.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

FREE Powerpoint Templates
To download these templates, you need a password only provided to Indezine members -- membership is free and takes a minute, you'll be able to download immediately thereafter!

Internet 4 Teachers
K-12 Free, HIGH-QUALITY lesson plans! (Assessments, Timelines, Integrated Technology Lessons, Technology Tutorials, Differentiated Instruction, Teacher Tools, and much more!)

Rubric Templates
RubiStar is a FREE tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them from scratch. RubiStar provides generic rubrics that can simply be printed and used for many typical projects and research assignments. The teacher may customize the rubric text to make it fit their own project.

Enotes features high-quality study guides, lesson plans, and other reference material in various academic areas.
Advancing Excellent Teaching in American Schools Annenberg Media uses media and telecommunications to advance excellent teaching in American schools. This mandate is carried out chiefly by the funding and broad distribution of educational video programs with coordinated Web and print materials for the professional development of K-12 teachers. It is part of The Annenberg Foundation and advances the Foundation's goal of encouraging the development of more effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. All materials may be accessed for free from

AcademicInfo: Subject Guides & Online Degrees

AcademicInfo is an online education resource center with extensive subject guides and distance learning information. Their mission is to provide free, independent and accurate information and resources for prospective and current students (and other researchers). 

AcademicInfo was founded in 1998 by Mike Madin, a librarian coordinator, and is now maintained by multiple contributors.  Over 25,000+ hand-picked resources and update the website on a daily basis.

Literary Survey: American Passages

Animal Index from National Geographic
Visit to view U.S. Local Wildlife Guides that provides an A-Z list of animals.

Science Gems

Extreme Science

Zoology Workbook

Interactive Education

SCORE Science

NASA Quest

NASA Quest Challenges are FREE Web-based, interactive explorations designed to engage students in authentic scientific and engineering processes.

Dinosaur Online Exhibits

Hubble Website

Discovery brings the real world to the whole world through its global multiplatform initiatives.

BioEd Online Presentations
Baylor College of Medicine.

Phases of Matter


How Stuff Works
HowStuffWorks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Communications, is the award-winning source of credible, unbiased, and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Check-out the ConsumerGuide for products and autos for editorials that provide professional, unbiased evaluations of products and nearly 1000 new and used vehicles. In addition, we offer expert shopping advice, timely feature articles, and insightful automotive and product editorials.

Dr. Karl

What's it like where you live?


Animal Diversity Web (ADW) is an online database of animal natural history, distribution, classification, and conservation biology at the University of Michigan.

Global Invasive Species Database (GISD)

The Global Invasive Species Database focuses on invasive alien species that threaten native biodiversity and covers all taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to animals and plants in all ecosystems. Species information is either supplied by or reviewed by expert contributors from around the world.

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons to help you with Biology, Environmental Science, Physics, and Psychology.

Kemp's Photosynthesis Guide

Kemp's Florist in Philadelphia has created a Webpage of Photosynthesis learning links for children.

Volcano World

Academic Research Engines

Biology of Plants
Plants are alive, just like people and animals. How do we know this? Living things all do certain things: * They grow and die. * They need energy, nutrients, air, and water. * They produce young. * They are made up of cells. * They react to what's around them.

Plants USDA
The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

Seed Magazine

Science is changing our world. It is behind the transformations—social, economic, artistic, intellectual, and political—that are defining the 21st century. Through this lens, and with the newest tools of media and journalism, we aim to tell the fundamental story of our world today and to provide information and knowledge to help you prepare for the story tomorrow.

Reading Genres
Mystery Genre

Romance Genre

Literary Prizes & Book Awards

Book Awards for Young Adults

Literature Online Texts from Internet Public Lib.

Social Studies
1920-1929 Guide

American Cultural History

Historical Flags

8th Social Studies
China in the Middle Ages.

7th Civics

Year By Year
Enter a year and discover what happened! "Decade by Decade" section allows you to test your knowledge and read about the history the 1900s.

Eddie Rickenbacker
Eddie Rickenbacker Collection from Auburn University.

United States Government
THE BRIEFING ROOM The Blog Your Weekly Address Slideshows Press Briefings Proclamations Executive Orders & Presidential Memoranda Nominations & Appointments THE AGENDA Civil Rights Defense Disabilities Economy Education Energy & Environment Ethics Family Fiscal Foreign Policy Health Care Homeland Security Immigration Iraq Poverty Rural Seniors & Social Security Service Taxes Technology Urban Policy Veterans Women Additional Issues THE ADMINISTRATION President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden First Lady Michelle Obama Dr. Jill Biden The Cabinet White House Staff Executive Office of the President ABOUT THE WHITE HOUSE History Presidents First Ladies Vice President's Residence & Office Eisenhower Executive Office Building The Oval Office Camp David Air Force One White House Fellows White House Internships White House 101 Tours & Events OUR GOVERNMENT The Executive Branch The Legislative Branch The Judicial Branch The Constitution Federal Agencies & Commissions Elections & Voting State & Local Government Resources

Primary Sources

Primary Sources: European

Primary Sources: World War I

Primary Documents: 100 American Milestones

Primary Documents: United States of America

History Timeline

Timelines (Fact

1920s Fashion

Ancient History Sourcebook

HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons to help you with American Government, U.S. History, and Religion.

Study & Learning Skills
Virginia Tech. Study Skills Self-help Information

Study Guides and Strategies
The Study Guides and Strategies web site is authored, developed and maintained by Joe Landsberger as an educational public service. These student guides are collaboratively maintained across institutional and national boundaries, and last revised June 02, 2006 . Permission is granted to freely copy, adapt, and distribute individual Study Guides in print format in non-commercial educational settings that benefit learners. No request to link to the Web site is necessary. Please be aware that the Guides welcome, and are under, continuous review and revision. For that reason, reproduction of all content on the Internet can only be with permission through a licensed agreement.

Blooms Guide to Critical Thinking

Reading Skills: Strategies

How to Study

Microsoft Training Center

Microsoft Free Training by Experts

Free Excel Spreadsheets
Ninty-one FREE spreadsheets. General spreadsheet resources, templates, and leading expert links.

An internet search guide for K-12.

Storyline Online
The Screen Actors Guild Foundation is proud to bring you an on-line streaming video program featuring SAG members reading childrens books aloud!

MIT OpenCourseWare
Unlocking Knowledge, Empowering Minds. Free lecture notes, exams, and videos from MIT. No registration required. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity. What is MIT OpenCourseWare? MIT OpenCourseWare is a free publication of MIT course materials that reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT. OCW is not an MIT education. OCW does not grant degrees or certificates. OCW does not provide access to MIT faculty. Materials may not reflect entire content of the course.

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