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Deschutes Public Library Online Resources


In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Discovering Collection
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gdc.aspx
Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, DC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. New to the database are popular topic picklists and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

Kids InfoBits
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gitke.aspx
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Covers Geography

Career Cruising
www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/ccr.aspx
Career Cruising was developed with one goal in mind: making a comprehensive career guide that people will truly enjoy using.



Websites


Science Kids
Engineering facts about Bridges

Bridge and Building Facts

Bridges
Learn types of bridges and their history

Skyscrapers
Fun facts about skyscrapers

Discovery Kids
Discover how high skyscrapers are built

Home and Interior Design
Children's room design

Interior Design for Kids

Architect Studio
Design a house with Frank Lloyd Wright

Secrets of a Master Builder
Find out about one of America's greatest engineers, James Buchanan Eads. He built the world's first steel bridge over the Mississippi at St. Louis.

Building Big
Explore large structures (Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels) and what it takes to build them.



Career Information




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Last modified on Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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