LMC Resources

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Destiny will search 
eLibrary, Ebsco, WebPath Express, World Book Encyclopedia, search engines designed to gather high school topic information, along with other online educational resources.  

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  Online Resources
Available from JF or anywhere with an Internet connection

You will find the Login Information for the resources below by going to the
 LMC Project Resources Google Classroom 


Biography in context

Biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study, including coverage of the most searched and studied people


 Ferguson Careers

Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 94 industries, education required, and advice on career skills

Occupational Outlook Handbook

From the US Department of Labor. The career profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for the 2010–20 decade

Virginia Career View

Information covering careers and colleges in Virginia

Career Transitions

Explore jobs & internships, learn to write a resume, and tips and advice for applying and interviewing for jobs


Dictionary & Encyclopedias

 Oxford English Dictionary  Online version of the Oxford English Dictionary

World Book Online

Online version of WorldBook Encyclopedia including the Ebooks Collection covering many of the topics researched at JF.  Also includes primary source documents. 

eReference Books

 EbscoHost eReference  

Full-text eBook coverage for high school covering fiction, nonfiction, literature, and scholarly works. 

 Gale virtual reference library

These eReference resources were originally books that have been scanned into the database. You search them just like you would any other database. Topics include History, Literature, Multicultural Studies, Arts, Science and the Environment. 

Covers Multiple Topics


Provided by the Library of Virginia
Full-text articles covering subjects often studied by high school students

Find it VA Link

Authoritative databases, online learning products, and digital reading content. All resources are free and available with a public library card anywhere in Virginia as well as Virginia’s public K-12 schools

   JSTOR Logo

 JSTOR provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 subject areas.

WEbPath Express

Search engine that provides access to websites with accurate, current and factual information


AtoZ Maps

145,000 Maps
World, Continent, Country, and US Maps--political, physical, thematic, and outline


Maps flags, photos, and facts about our 50 states and 5 territories


AtoZ Culture

Includes information on the culture, climate & geography, money, travel, and maps and flags of over 175 countries


History Study Center

A collection of primary and secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day

   This is who we were

 Covers the day-to-day life in America during the 1940's, 50's, 70's, and 80's


Bloom's Literature

This resource contains critical essays, biographies, and character entries, synopses of literary works and images and videos.

   Poetry criticism

Profiles major poets throughout history and the work, includes poet biography, and analysis of their poems

Learning Literature

Includes author biographies, studies and criticisms of important classics

News & Debate

News Sites you can trust

Collection of news sites that present the news in an accurate, timely, nonbiased manner

NBC Learn

NBC Learn is provided by NBC News. We offer the resources of the NBC News film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities

   Opinions Throughout History

Covers many of the issues that have concerned Americans for decades.  Starts at the beginning of the issue and ends with where we stand today.

Opposing ViewPoints Link

Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues


Information Controversial and important issues presented in a balanced, comprehensive fashion. 

   Washington Post

The Post’s Newspaper In Education (NIE) program gives you access to the daily and Sunday e-Replica, which is an online version of the Post. Provides instant access to a primary source of information. 


ProQuest AP Science
AP Science

From ProQuest

Focused science content and tools with unique video and interactive applications
Click on  red 
Proquest icon
on the My Products page to open AP Science


 from GALE

GVRL - eBooks

Arts & Humanities

Arts and Humanities Through the Eras

Contemporary Fashion

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers


UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography


Business Leader Profiles for Students


Beacham's Guide to the Endangered Species of North America

Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia


American Eras

Americans at War

Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, and Security

Europe, 1450 to 1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World

Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages

Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture

Check and Balances: The Three Branches of American Government

The People's Chronology

Primary Sources

American Eras: Primary Sources: The Colonial Era 1600-1754

American Eras: Primary Sources: Revolutionary Era 1754-1783

American Eras: Primary Sources: Development of a Nation 1783-1815


Contemporary Novelists

Contemporary Poets

Feminism in Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

Gothic Literature: A Gale Critical Companion

Literature & Its Times: Profiles of Notable Literary Works & The Historical Events That Influenced Them

Nonfiction Classics for Students: Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Nonfiction Works

Reference Guide to Short Fiction


Enfermedades y Trastornos de la Salud

Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine

Gale Encyclopedia of Cancer

Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders

Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders

Infectious Diseases: In Context

Nutrition and Well-Being A to Z

Mental Health

Encyclopedia of Mental Health

Mental Health Information for Teens

Suicide and Mental Health

Multicultural Studies

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America


UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology



Chemistry: Foundations and Applications

Environmental Health Sourcebook

Plant Sciences

World of Earth Science

World of Forensic Science

World of Sports Science

Social Science

Child Development

Encyclopedia of Human Relationships


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