October 22, 2007
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What is a Database?
It's a one-stop source for many items of information about a topic or topics. Farragut School has unlimited access to these 8 free databases provided by the State of Iowa and AEA 13.
How can I access these free resources?
Any of the sources on this page may be accessed directly from this page or the Library Home page. You can also bookmark www.iowaaeaonline.org as your direct address.
When and where may I use these resources?
There is unlimited access to these databases. You may use these from any computer at home or at school---24/7/365.
Next time you are looking for safe, reliable internet information, try these sources.
To acquire the username and password, call or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Overview of Sites:
Full text magazine articles, newspapers, and reference tools for students. 2800 magazines, 88,000+ biographies, 91,000 photos,maps and flags, 205 full-text newspapers and news wires, 76,000 primary source documents
Health and education journals
Associated Press photos -- over 75,000 photos from the 1840's until moments ago
Audio clips from as early as the 1920's
Graphics -- charts, graphs, tables, and maps
700,000 full text articles from the Associated Press
The complete 22 volume encyclopedia on line plus 18,000 new and historic on-line oonly articles
9500 pictures and maps, 115 videos and animations, 9300 sounds, and historic on-line only articles
129 panoramic views, 248,000 hyper-linked definitions and 60,000 cross referenced links
Electronic helpdesk and training system for computer applications. 4,000 fast-loading tutorials show you how to use a software program. Tutorials are narrated and self-paced. Includes Hyper-studio, Power Point, office, etc.
2,500,000 images, animations, photos, fonts and sound clips
Worldwide weather forecasting, information, local forecasts and radar. Includes 10 years of past weather data.
Web-based video delivery from Discovery Education. Provides 4,000 full-length videos and 40,000 video clips. Searchable by keyword, subject area, and grade level.
Features thousands of full-text articles and analysis of today's hottest and most controversial social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political and global issues.
Offers students credible and relevant articles that tell the whole story on the major issues of the day.
Charts, maps, photos, diagrams, and illustrations are included from more than 1500 national and international sources.