The following websites are recommended by librarians at the Orange Beach Public Library. If you would like to use the online versions of Novels for Students, Short Stories for Students and Poetry for Students, the Orange Beach Public Library provides access to these resources. To access the Literary Criticism, click on the link and enter your library card number and zip code. More subscription resources can be found via Alabama Virtual Library (AVL). These resources are available at every Orange Beach Public Library location, as well as at school, at work, or at home with a valid Alabama Virtual Library card.
Bartleby.com from Bartleby.com
Provides access to a variety of reference materials, including The American Heritage Dictionary (Fourth Edition), Roget's II New Thesaurus, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, and more.
Encarta from Microsoft
Provides free access to more than 4,500 encyclopedia articles, a dictionary, a thesaurus, and an atlas.
Infoplease from Pearson Education
Includes free access to the Time Almanac, The Columbia Encyclopedia (Sixth Edition), The Random House Dictionary, a thesaurus, an atlas, white pages, and more.
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