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Adam Matthew American Indian History and Culture Explore original documents, maps, artwork, photographs, newspapers, speeches, etc. covering American Indian history and culture
Adam Matthew American West Includes early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, photographs, rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more about American expansion westward from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
Britannica School & Escolar Using the Britannica database gives you multiple encyclopedias in one web address. It's the best place to start a search for reliable, factual information in a reading level best for you. Click on the "Your Britannica Resources" tab and read in Spanish.
 
EasyBib MLA format is a breeze when you cite your sources using this database's guidance.
EBSCO This database provides articles from periodicals, biographies, primary source documents, almanacs, newspapers, photos, maps, and more.  Full text articles are available in varied reading levels.  Some scholarly articles also include abstracts. An ebook collection also exists on this site.
FollettShelf ebook Collection Click on "Franklin High School," then login to your library account using your school email username and lunch number to access Franklin High School's ebooks.



FAQs about Follett eBooks


1.  To read a book online - use your FHS library login.


2. To download a book - login with your FHS library username (your name) and password (your lunch number). Contact the librarian at knightj@franklinisd.net if you have trouble. Only current FHS students and staff have download rights.


3. What is the difference between reading a book online or downloading it? If you read the book online, you can access it through the internet. If you download it, you can access it on the computer or hand held device on which it is downloaded and you can often highlight or take notes online. Your notes and highlighted content are not available for anyone else to see, but they will be there in your account whenever you re-check that specific ebook title.


4. Can I read a book on my hand held devices? Yes. Open your browser to www.gofollett.com and follow directions as listed.


Franklin ISD Library Catalog
Click on Franklin High School to search for library materials housed at the FHS campus.
GaleGroup/Infotrac
Part of the TexQuest  databases, Gale provides a premium selection of reference material online including:  Info Trac Newsstand, Student Resources in Context, Artemis Literary Sources, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, General OneFile, Academic OneFile, GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources), Health and Wellness Resource Center and Alternative Health Module, Informe Academico, Educator's Reference Complete, and more.  Click on the link for a brief summary of each database (after logging in.)
Landmark's Son of Citation Machine
This database makes citing works for research papers as easy as pressing a button in APA, MLA, Turabian, and Chicago Manual of Style formats.
National Geographic Magazine Archives
Includes articles, maps, and images published in National Geographic from 1888 to 1994.
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