Link to list of all databases provided for Public Library use from the State Library of Connecticut (iCONN.org)
A to Z: The World
“AtoZ the World” explores the culture and customs, social conditions, and government of 175 countries worldwide. This database provides helpful background information for traveling or doing business abroad -- and for school reports and general knowledge.
Britannica Online Library Edition:
Encyclopaedia Britannica, first published in 1768, is no longer available in print. Britannica Online is actually two databases in one -- Britannica Kids for children and Britannica Reference Center for adults and older students – which makes it great for both homework assignments and general information.
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Testing and Education Reference Center
Peterson’s “Testing and Education Reference Center (TERC)” database offers practice tests and study guides for many college and career examinations, as well as college planning assistance.
Free Internet Links You Might Want to Try:
GCF Learn Free
Free online math help tutorials from Goodwill Community Foundation
College Board Online
Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) information plus information on planning for college, finding the right college, getting into college and financing a college education.
Department of Education
U.S. Dept. of Education website provides information for students, parents & families, teachers, principals, higher education administrators & institutions, and grantees & technical assistance providers.
A comprehensive collection of information about student financial aid. Find out about loans, scholarships and other types of financial aid that may be available for continuing your education.
U.S. News & World Report
Rankings for the best undergraduate & graduate schools, find distance education opportunities through E-learning and help to master the application process amongst other pertinent information.