Quality Sources

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GENERAL RESOURCES
Chugiak Library Catalog
ASD Library Catalog
SLED:  Scholarly sources:  Provided by the State of Alaska.  Provides access to professional and scholarly journals including peer reviewed articles.  Includes: Academic Search Premier, Alaska Digital Archives, Teen Health & Wellness and many more databases.
Google Scholar: Helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.

COUNTRY RESOURCES:
CIA World Factbook:  Profiles for every country
Freedom House: independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world.

CURRENT EVENTS:
Surfwax: Allows you to search the last seven days of RSS feeds from a variety of news sources.

LITERATURE:
Bartleby.com “The preeminent Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse providing students, researchers and the intellectually curious with unlimited access to books and information on the web, free of charge.”

PRIMARY SOURCES:
Alaska Digital Archives: Searches a variety of state and museum archives for primary source images.
Alaska Knowledge CollectionSmithsonian Institute.  Online collection of Alaska Native tools, clothing, and art.
American Memory Project:  provides free access to historical images, maps, as organized collections.
The Avalon Project:  Primary source documents in law, history, and diplomacy.
Library of Congress: historical images, maps, texts and more.
Smithsonian Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web: Explore the rich variety of topics, images, and materials featured in online exhibitions from libraries, archives, historical societies, and museums around the world

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