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The library staff is here to help you. Youth reference questions may be emailed to youthquestions@hepl.lib.in.us or you may call the Youth Services Department at 317-770-3216 (Noblesville) or 317-579-0304 (Fishers) or ask us in person at the Youth Services Reference Desk.


CHILDREN'S ONLINE RESOURCES PROVIDED BY HEPL

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Need help with a report? Want to learn more about that science topic you are studying? The following research engines can help! If you have questions about how to use these resources, call us at 579-0304 (Fishers) or 770-3216 (Noblesville), we’ll be glad to help!

 

Artemis- Literary Sources

Search across your library's literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews.

 

FactCite

Use FactCite to find articles and printable illustrations in the areas of sports, mythology, world leaders, and essential information.

 

Indiana History Online

Indiana History Online provides a core primary source documents for the study of Indiana history.  With state and regional histories, travel guides, biographies, speeches and more, the collection provides a range of primary documents.

 

INSPIRE

INSPIRE is supported by the Institute of Museums and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Indiana State Library. Kids Search is for younger children and Student Research Center is for older students.

 

PebbleGo

PebbleGo is for Pre-K through third grade researchers.  Children can search for pictures and information about Animals or Earth and Space.

 

PowerKids Life Science

PowerKids Life Science is a great, comprehensive science resource for researchers in grades 3-6.

 

Science in Context

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Complete with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

Something About the Author

Find information about thousands of children's authors and illustrators.  Most entries have a picture of the author, information about the author's life, a book list, a list of awards the author has won, and more.

 

TrueFlix

TrueFlix is based on the True Books print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing. Read along, listen, or watch short animations based on many different subjects covered by the True Books series.

 

TumbleBook Cloud

TumbleBook Cloud is a collection of online books in categories such as Early Readers, Chapter Books, Teen Fiction, Classics, and Drama/Poetry.

 

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context provides an engaging online experience for information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Complete with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

 

World Book Online

Includes World Book Reference Center for advanced researchers, Info Finder for school-aged information seekers, World Book for Kids for younger children, World Book Discover for ESL and Adult Literacy students, World Book Dramatic Learning and World Book in Spanish.

 

World History in Context

World History in Context provides an engaging online experience for information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Complete with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

   

INTERNET RESOURCES

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  • The Youth Services Department maintains information provided by tutors who can be contacted by individuals. The tutors are not affiliated with the library and library staff cannot make recommendations.

 

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