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    Homework Help Sites
    Reference Sites
    Online Libraries
    Extracurricular Activities
    Toward College

    Homework Help Sites

  • First, About citing sources from Dartmouth College site: What is plagiarism? Why acknowledge sources? When do you cite a source? ....And much more.

  • The Multnomah County Library Homework Center
    This library site has great links for study help in math, history, science and more.
  • WebMath
    Problem solving for math problems of all levels.
  • Study Skills Self-Help Information
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, support for enhancing studying skills.
  • High School Hub
    Features a virtual reference desk for Junior High and High School assignments
  • New York Times Learning Center
    Lesson planning help and more for students, parents and teachers
  • Education World
    A Web full of educational information, links to schools, Internet help - for teachers, students, and parents.
  • Ask Dr. Math
    From Bellingham, Washington, learn how to write a better essay or do research about American and British literature.
  • APlus Research & Writing for High School and College Students
    Learn how to write a great research paper from the Internet Public Library.
    Extensive World News providing latest news and current events.

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    Reference Sites

  • How to cite in MLA format (Modern Language Association of America)
    Use this link to find out how to cite sources used to do research in English, history, and languages.
  • How to cite in APA format (American Psychological Association)
    Use this link to find out how to cite sources used to do research in math, the social and physical sciences, and technical arts.
    NoodleLinks: database of academic bibliographies & NoodleBib:create your own MLA Works Cited or APA Reference list!
    This site has extensive reference materials, literary works, quotations, dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopediae, Shakespeare, verse, and so much more......
  • Bibliomania
    Bibliomania is an extensive reference site for language and literature, including fiction, non-fiction and poetry. This site includes the works of famous authors ranging from Walt Whitman to Lewis Carroll.
  • allows you to look up any word and also has many useful language-related features ranging from The New Hacker's Dictionary to Bartlett's Quotations.
  • The Online Books Page
    Providing access to thousands of books, both fiction and nonfiction, printed on the internet, this site is an excellent place to do research for term papers.
  • Roget's Internet Thesaurus
    Roget's Internet Thesaurus allows searches of the respected Roget's Thesaurus online. The site has a simple interface that is easy to use and presents results in a very visible format.
  • WWWebster Dictionary
    The WWWebster Dictionary presents the Merriam-Webster's Dictionary online for word searches. This site also has some unique features like "Word of the Day" and includes a searchable thesaurus.
  • Davis Community Network
    Community Information Resources, specifically centered in the Yolo County, California environs.

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    Online Libraries

  • Yolo County Library
    Lots of excellent links for research and area-wide resources
  • Davis Senior High School Library
    Find everything that is available at the DHS Library!
  • Emerson Junior High School Library
    Good source of search engines links and academic support for junior high subjects.
  • UC Davis Libraries and Exhibits,
    UC-Berkeley Libraries
    The UC libraries sites allow browsing and searching of libraries and collections.
  • Internet Public Library
    The Internet Public Library has a number of "exhibits" on specific topics and many texts helpful for research and investigation. The site has links to many research-related sites organized into groups of topics.
  • New York Public Library
    Terrific research source, including exceptional materials for Black Culture and Performing Arts resources.
  • San Francisco Public Library
    From this site, the entire contents of the San Francisco Public Library can be searched, returning results that will prove useful on your next trip to the library for research information.
  • SFSU J. Paul Leonard Library
    San Francisco State University offers a catalog of its library and many databases of information at this site. It also features sections on research advice and instruction.
  • The Library of Congress
    This site allows searches of the entire Library of Congress and also features a number of special exhibitions.
  • The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    The national treasure trove of public documents and records. .

    Reading Books

  • California Reading List Web Site California Department of Education recommended reading list for K-12.
  • American Library Association ALA Resources for Parents, Teens and Children

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    Extracurricular & Enrichment Activities & Organizations

  • California Association for the Gifted
    Parents, educators, and community members - anyone interested in the education of gifted and talented young people.
  • Grades 8-12, California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science
    Program that includes short courses that are designed to introduce students to science and math subjects not traditionally offered in high school
  • Grades 8-12, California State Summer School for the Arts
    Program for high school students who will receive intensive training from professionals in music, theatre, video and film, visual arts, dance, creative writing, and animation.
  • Grades 6-9, ATS The Academic Talent Search program provides academically challenging coursework to students in the greater Sacramento area at CSUS.
  • Grades 2-8, John Hopkins University
    Through John Hopkins University, Center for Talented Youth, qualifying 2nd-8th graders take special tests, get recognition for their abilities and perhaps qualify for special academic programs
  • Grades k-12, The Education Program for Gifted Youth Stanford University computer-based multimedia courses in Mathematics, Physics, English, Computer Programming and other subjects.
  • Grades 8-below; 9-12, American Mathematics Competition Includes information on USA & International Mathematical Olympiads, and Mathematical Olympiad Summer Program.
  • Grades 4-12, California Math League The Math League has Math Contests
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    Toward College

  • California Standards and Assessment Division
    A California Department of Education site with links to all state required testing information, including STAR, GSE, CAHSEE, CELDT, ACE, PE, NAEP, GED, CHSPE; and Content Resources.
    SATs, APs, college information, and more
    American College Testing - ACT tests
    Nearly everything you will need to know about going to college in California.
  • California Community Colleges
    Community colleges in California
  • California State Universities
    California State Universities website
  • University of California
    University of California website
  • Access America for Students
    Student Gateway to the U.S. government; this comprehensive site has nearly everything you need to know to go to college, brought to you from the U.S. Department of Education.
  • More advice: how to pay for college, etc.

    Financial aid options and lists thousands of scholarships
    Information on Governor's Scholars Program, offering $1,000 scholarships to students who score well on the State's achievement tests in 9th, 10th and/or 11th grade.

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This page was updated 8/24/06