Student Resources

How to Find Student Resources
Find resources for students, selected and curated by our Librarians.
We have tools for students in grades K-12 to college students to adult learners.

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Popular Subjects & Keywords

Use these links to find titles in our online library catalog.

Shelf Locations

Find titles on our shelves using the following Dewey Decimal Classification numbers:
  • 025.5: Library services to users
  • 371.3: Methods of instruction and study
  • 372.1: Organization and management of elementary schools; curriculums
  • 373.1: Organization and management of secondary schools; curriculums
  • 378.1: Organization and management; curriculums
  • 808: Rhetoric & collections of literature


Go to EBSCOhost Databases
EBSCOhost Databases in the Library or outside the Library: Find eBooks and reference sources on a variety of topics for grades 6-8, high school, and adult learners.

Go to Explora
Explora in the Library or outside the Library: Your one-stop research source with authoritative general information covering a wide range of subjects from magazines & journals, books, and encyclopedias.

Go to Find It Virginia
Find It Virginia
: Newspapers, magazine & journal articles, encyclopedias, and more for all age ranges and interests.

Go to Gale in Context Elementary
Gale in Context Elementary
: For Grades K-5. Features a kid-friendly, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search, and age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazines, newspapers, and reference books on a variety of subjects.

Go to HelpNow
HelpNow: Get free online tutoring, homework help, and educational resources for students of all ages.

Go to Literature Criticism Online
Literature Criticism Online
: Features full-text articles from Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (v. 1-187), Contemporary Literary Criticism (v. 1-235), and access to Gale's Literary Index.

Go to NoveList K-8
NoveList Plus K-8 in the Library or outside the Library: Find read-alike books for younger readers just right for their reading levels and interests.

Go to Salem Online - History and Literature
Go to Salem Online in the library
or outside the library: Includes the complete content of three series of historical reference - "Milestone Documents", "The Decades", and "Great Lives from History" and "Critical Insights" series, classic and current literary criticism of the world's most-studied authors and titles.

Go to Universal Class
Universal Class
: Learn something new or update your existing skills with online courses from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy, and more.

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