Web links providing quick access to educational sites for use in the classroom or for study at home.


BRITANNICA ONLINE SCHOOL EDITION - Rich encyclopedia content plus news headlines, safe Web sites, engaging multimedia.

EBSCO DATABASES - Educator's Reference Complete - Focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology and best practices in education. Professional Developement.

Professional Collection - Full text peridocals

General Science Collection - Journals to provide researchers with information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.

MNKNOWS - Portal to Minnesota's online library services.

  • MnLINK Gateway - Place requests for books, Cds, DVDs, and mored delivered to you local library. You can also access electronic books. Note: Must have Public Library CardSalem History -- Covers the 1950s through the 1990s in America in Decades and  also includes Great Lives from History: The Ancient World Through the Twentieth Century;  Great Events: The Ancient World Through the Twentieth Century; Notorious Lives; Modern Scandals; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Events; Milestone Documents in American History; Great Athletes, Musicians & Composers of the 20th Century; Inventors & Inventions and Weapons & Warfare.  Includes primary and secondary sources.
  • Salem Literature -- The Critical Survey of Long Fiction and many volumes of Critical Insights provide a rich array of literary criticism covering numerous authors and their works.  Some examples: Barbara Kingsolver, Robert Frost, Jane Austen, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ernest Hemingway, Toni Morrison, Harper Lee, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Arthur Miller, Emily Dickinson, John Steinbeck, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Maya Angelou and many more.
  •   Salem Science -- Includes the Encyclopedia of Global Warming , Forensic Science and The Solar System.


Other resource links that provide valuable information.Great Web Sites for Kids   Includes links to resource sites divided by subject areas from Animals to Social Sciences. Created by the Am. Library Assoc.
 ipl2   The Reading Room has books, magazines and newspapers. You could chose to read an Aesop's Fables online and follow a lesson plan provided. Students can select the KidSpace section and research Orcas or take a virtual trip to Africa or the Far East.
 Library of Congress   A repository of words, pictures and & sound. Sections for kids & families, special needs visitors and researchers. Teachers have a "Learning Page" with lesson plans, activities and professional development. Search by index, site map or ask a librarian.
Minnesota Department of Education   Learn about Educational Programs, data and report topics such as professional licensing and education finance or the latest news coming from this department.
Smithsonian Education   The gateway to Smithsonian educational resources