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Educational Links for Teens

Digital Education Resources from the Smithsonian

EdX: Free Online Courses

Student Databases


American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.

AtoZtheworldAtoZ the World

AtoZ the World is the world’s most thorough country-by-country resource for learning about culture and customs worldwide. AtoZ the World consists of 175 Country Guides of 100+ topics each. No other single resource covers so many topics, so well, for so many countries.

explora_web_button_200x100Explora for Public Libraries (EBSCO)

Explora is a research tool that enables a quick search of articles, essays, and primary source documents including journals, abstracts, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, dictionaries, books, biographies, and historical essays.

• Browse categories organized by popular topic.
• 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.
• Over 1 million relevant photos, images, and maps.

You can search for current events, educational, environmental, social, political and economic issues, health, medical, and scientific discoveries, along with other popular topics and have access to U.S. and international newspapers, and full-text television and radio news transcripts.

Issues & Controversies

Explores more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.

Literary Reference CenterLiterary Reference Center

Designed to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature. Searches available by author or title. Help with source citation may also be found through this database. Provided by GMILCS. 

Permit Practice imageNH Driver’s Test

This database includes 6 practice permit tests to get you ready for your trip to the DMV, as well all the information you need about getting your driver’s license.

NoveList K-8NoveList (K-8) Plus 

A reader’s advisory service that specifically targets children and young adults. It contains materials for all K-8 grade levels and includes picture books, children’s “chapter” books and young adult titles. Search by author, title, series, or plot to find summaries, reviews, recommended reading levels and even links to related works. Provided by New Hampshire State Library’s NHewLINK.

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. Information is accessible for someone at the beginner level through the expert and many experiments provide a recommended school grade range.