General Research

Virtual Middle School Library
Links to a variety of research resources
Library of Congress Virtual Reference Shelf
Links to many different reference tools in a variety of subject areas
Google Tools
Links to different Google Tools to help with research
Get More Out of Google Infographic
Ideas for more effective Google searching
Merriam-Webster Online
Dictionary, Thesaurus, Spanish-English Dictionary
Son of Citation Machine
Web tool to prepare citations for Works Cited and bibliographies
Other Citation Helps
Information about citing APA and MLA sources
100 Time-Saving Search Engines For Serious Scholars
General and subject specific search engines
The Five Paragraph Essay
Tips on writing expository, narrative, and descriptive essays.
How to Cite Electronic Resources
Library of Congress's instructions on citing many electronic resources in MLA and Chicago Citation format.
Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright
Library of Congress's interactive copyright activity.
Do We Really Know Dewey?
Information about the Dewey Decimal system
Dewey Classification by Hundreds
Description of ten general categories in the Dewey Decimal System


Albion Middle School Library Catalog
Salt Lake County Library Catalog
Salt Lake City Library Catalog
Library of Congress


Deseret News
Salt Lake Tribune
USA Today
Today in History
CNN--Cable News Network
New York Times
U.S. News and World Report