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PBJHS Read'n'Quiz Program
Use this link to find a good book or to take a quiz.
Great for Book Reports or for finding that next good read or for finding that book you absolutely loved but cannot remember the title to.
Meet your next favorite book. Decide what to read next. Discover what your friends are reading.
Checkout and download library eBooks and Audiobooks to your phone, tablet or PC.
eBook How-to Video Library
Library Catalog
EBSCO eBooks
A collection of nearly 10,00 non-fiction eBooks. More than 675 books on United States History and 1,264 books on science.
Jr High non-fic collection
More than 3,200 popular nonfiction books. This collection covers such topics as: careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology and much more.
HS non-fic collection
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Free Microsoft eBooks
Largest collection of FREE Microsoft eBooks ever, including: Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Office 2013, Office 365, Office 2010,SharePoint 2013, Dynamics CRM,PowerShell, Exchange Server,Lync 2013, System Center, Azure, Cloud, SQL Server, and much more!
Middle Search Plus
full text for more than 140 popular middle school/junior high magazines including thousands of biographies and historical essays
MAS Ultra
Contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America’s Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, etc. Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents and more than 360 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
MasterFILE Premier
Contains complete magazine articles, more than 285,000 photos, flags and maps on a variety of topics including business, health, education, general science, and multicultual issues.
National Geographic
Articles deal with interesting people, places, customs, activities and nature on a worldwide scale. Also covers National Geographic Society expeditions and discoveries.
Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source™ provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

World History
(formerly Ancient History Encyclopedia)
Learning Express Library
Jr High Math Skills

This is one of the best math help websites, includes jokes, SAT vocabulary quiz, and interactive homework problems. Topics include Pre-Algebra, linear Algebra and other college Algebra.
For students and parents, includes lessons, step-by-step calculators, worksheets, and other algebra resources.
Areas, Volumes and Surface Area Formulas
Ask Dr. Math
This site has math questions with their answers arranged by grade level. Students submit questions that are answered by experts then archived for others to review. Might be a useful “how to” site.
Math League
Offers clear definitions and easy-to-understand examples. Each definition builds on the previous to present a straightforward introduction to algebraic concepts.
Online Math Learning
Find interesting quizzes, practice, homework help and other materials to keep you occupied; or fun facts, games, puzzles and other cool stuff to make this subject something to be enjoyed rather than dreaded. Have some fun while learning some key skills in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and other categories.
Online Unit Conversion
Links to sites that calculate, convert, and measure. They are arranged by discipline.
Practical Algebra Lessons
Everything from Pre-Algebra to Algebra — Illustrated tutorials, categorized links, homework guidelines, and a study skills survey.
Worksheets, quizzes, flashcards
Science Reference Center
Great for science projects!!!! Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, magazines and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Consumer Health Complete
Designed to support the information needs of patients, and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Covers all areas of health and wellness including holistic medicine.
High/Jr High School edition
Middle School edition

Designed specifically for students according to their research and homework needs. Includes current events, current issues, history, art and many other topic overviews with 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Government Websites:

City of Poplar Bluff, MO
Visit the City of Poplar Bluff’s website for information on Government, Community, Citizen Boards, Parks & Recreation and for full access to the City Code of Ordinances.
Butler County
Website maintained by Butler County, which links to county offices.
Missouri State Government
Search for your congressman, find a law, find a job, get a fishing license and more.
Official information and services from the U.S. government
Voter Information
Voter information from the Missouri Secretary of State website.
World History
(formerly Ancient History Encyclopedia)
Learning Express Library
Practice tests for the ACT and SAT. Tips and exercises to practice for those College Admission Essays.

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