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    Always observe copyright rules when reusing other's images.

    Google's Advanced Image Search Options - Filter search results by usage rights. Click "Search Tools" and use the "Usage Rights" dropdown menu.

    Yahoo Images Creative Commons - Select filters to refine search results to show only images that are licensed under Creative Commons. After searching, click the gray arrow icon in the top left of the page and select "Labeled for Reuse" near the bottom of the menu.

    MorgueFile - Photo collection that contains thousands of images that anyone can use for free in academic or commercial presentations. Searchable by subject category, image size, color, or rating. 

    Discovery Media - Log in to find images, video and more. If you need a username/password, email Ms. Reeves.


    WorldImages - 75,000 images that teachers and student can use in academic projects. All images can be used under a Creative Common license that requires you to give proper attribution when necessary. 

    Library of CongressAmerican Memory Project, Library of Congress - "a digital record of American history and creativity"

    The Library of Congress: Digital Collections - Print, pictorial and audio-visual collections

    Library of Congress Prints and Photograph Collection -- This site offers millions of digital images from the Prints and Photographs Division’s holdings including architecture, design and engineering, among other categories. A motherlode for US historical material, including Civil war photographs, cartoons, advertising, historical buildings, stereographic cards, and baseball cards.

    Time LIFE Archive Online Millions of photographs from LIFE Magazine photo archive, 1750s to today

    Antique Maps and Atlases - Fine and rare original antique maps, sea charts and atlases

    Anatomia - 4,500+ illustrations of human anatomy

    Creative Commons - Search for licensed for reuse

    Flickr - Search for "no known copyright restrictions" (Use only from home.)

    Far and Wide: the Golden Age of Travel Posters - Posters from the Golden Age of travel

    Florida Memory Photographic Collection - 154,000+ photographs from the State Archives of Florida


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      Be sure to  be specific when searching -if you want reviews on this book add that search term to your inquiry. If you are using them from home you will need the password-these were sent to your school email from Mrs. Sterling.

      Los Angeles Public Library Databases -You will need a library card to access these. If you do not have one come see Tracie or Mrs. Sterling.

      Literature Resource Center 1*
      Broad range of subject content containing criticisms, biographies, primary sources, reviews, and multimedia on writers and works around the world.
      Type in  A Thousand Acres in the search box at the top of the page to retrieve articles.
      Student Resources in Context 1*
      Contains information on core subjects from Science to Literature to History of student-focused subject material. Includes content of Discovering Collection database.
      Type in  A Thousand Acres in the search box at the top of the page to retrieve articles.
      Research Library (Proquest) 1*
      General interest magazines on a broad range of subjects from arts, business, children, health, humanities, international, law, military, psychology, social sciences, women's interests and more. 
       You can check the Scholarly Journals box to bring back more relevant articles




      To search for articles and reviews relevant to your assignment be as specific as possible -I used  this as my search tearms "a thousand acres"  scholarly and a thousand acres book review new york times when searching on Google. While Google Scholar is a great source most of the articles I found were the ones in JSTOR so I would suggest using the regular Google browser.


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      BritannicaUse Britannica to find maps, photos, illustrations, videos, multimedia clips, and yearbooks from 1993 onward. Ask your teacher for the username and password.



      jstorMore than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources. Good for research pre-1923.

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