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- Information Please Almanac - This is a comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs and is filled with statistics, facts, and historical records.
- http://www.factmonster.com/black-history-month/ - This reference source contains information about the history of black history month, biographies of famous African Americans, and facts about African Americans.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook - This reference source provides information on job earnings, future job prospects, working conditions and education and training needed for hundreds of careers.
- Careercruising.com - A website to help you figure out what you are best suited to do as a career. There is extensive information on various careers. If you don't have a user's name or password, you can log on with "sullivanms" and "careers". Click on "explore careers" in menu on left to search for career information.
- CollegeView.com - This website provides information on public and private colleges. Included are photos, maps, profiles, contact information, school facts, community information and attractions. Find the right college by location, major, test scores, size, and various other criteria.
- Online College Degrees - Search nationwide for online scholarships and career information.
- www.onlineschool.org/guides/illinois - This website is a comprehensive directory of colleges in Illinois that offer online courses as well as the more well known colleges throughout the nation.
- http://www.onlineschoolsinillinois.com/ - Is a list of colleges in Illinois that offers traditional programs as well as online course offerings. Students will also find this website very helpful in their search for Illinois colleges.
- www.accreditedonlinecolleges.org - Is a comprehensive and informative database that ranks each university throughout the nation by size, degrees offered, tuition costs, admission, graduation, and retention rates.
- Merriam-Webster Dictionary - Provides definitions, new words and slang, word of the day, a thesaurus, and audio pronunciations.
- Websites for Journalists - Provides links to editorials from major news sites and smaller newspapers.
- OnlineCourses.com - A free resource collection of open college courses that spans from video, audio lectures and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princton and MIT, just to name a few.
- U.S. House of Representatives - Provides information on the U.S. House of Representatives, how to find your Congressperson and contact information, the legislative process, bills, amendments and debates, DC tourist information. and educational and governmental resources.
- U. S. Senate - Provides lists of Senate members' home pages, Senate committees, legislation and records, and schedules.
Language and Literature:
- Decatur Herald & Reiew - Read the news, sports, classifieds and entertainment for the Decatur area.
- Mattoon Journal Gazette - Read about local news, sports and events of interest to residents of Coles County and East Central Illinois, Lake Land College and Eastern Illinois University.
- News Progress Online - More news about the people and happenings in Moultrie County is available to the students and teachers in the Sullivan School District by logging in.
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- Channel One Network - National news source for teens as well as music, sports, games and homework help with a student focus.
- CNN - Latest breaking news on top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics and more.
- New York Times - This source features world news, multimedia, reviews, sports, business, travel, books, movies, health and more.
- USA Today - Read breaking news on the world, weather, sports, finances, entertainment, technology, economy, and science provided by USATODAY.com
- Bartlett's Familiar Quotations - This online reference source contains over 11,000 famous quotations from the tenth edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations.
- Anywho.com - Phone book across the U.S.
- Libraryspot.com - A free virtual library resource center for anyone using the web for credible research information.
- http://www.ipl.org - A website that gives you trusted information for internet source material.
- FastWeb - Find scholarships, financial aid advice, how to fill out your FAFSA, how to score high on entrance exams, how to choose a college, and what to bring to your dorm.
- TuitionFundingSources - A private website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 Billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
- ACT - Test preparation program by ACT test development professionals; contains three retired ACT tests, complete practice tests with scoring keys, a writing prompt with sample essays, and tips and test descriptions.
- Learning Express Library - Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to succeed in school.
- http://www.varsitytutors.com/practice-tests - This site has thousands of practice tests and problems for Common Core and standardized tests like the ACT and SAT.