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Media Center

The Rich East Card Catalog allows you to browse the complete collection of books at the Rich East Media Center. You can also examine each book to see if it is likely to meet your needs. Finally, the card catalog can indicate whether the book is currently available for checkout. 

Online Information Resources are intended for the students, teachers, and staff of Rich East High School.

Passwords are required for some of the on-line resources listed below. In most cases our subscription prohibits posting the access passwords on this page. Please contact any staff member for the login IDs and passwords.

Click on any of resource name or icon listed below to gain access.

PROQUEST contains the complete text of articles from more than 2000 magazines and newspapers. It also has articles from many reference books, and transcripts. Finally, you will find thousands of pictures, maps, educator-approved websites. Students will find articles from almost any magazine they have ever heard of, plus many that they have never been exposed to. Faculty will be pleased to note that this subscription also has the complete text from many professional journals -- the ones necessary when conducting research for grad school.

This subscription also contains portals to three specialized services: eLibrary Science; The History Study Center; and ProQuest Learning: Literature. That last resource has articles from scholarly journals, literary criticism, and also the full text from many commonly studied works.

SIRS Researcher® is a reference database with thousands of full-text articles and graphics from 1,500 worldwide publications. Articles explore social issues, science, history and more." User name and password are available from the Media Center staff.
BRITANNICA ONLINE Britannica Online is still the web's favorite encyclopedia. You can find three complete encyclopedias for all levels of reading, including Encyclopædia Britannica, Britannica Student Encyclopedia, and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia. You have access to 118,000 articles, 22,000 images and 2,000 video clips. This resource features 24,000 biographies, detailed maps of 196 countries, all U.S. states, and all Canadian provinces. It also contains Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus. Available on campus only.

For Rich Township High School Library Media Center Directors only.

The Title Source II™ on the Web is part of Baker & Taylor's Title Source family of products.

eGuidanceCenter is a program which allows students to research careers, colleges, scholarships, and military options. It also has ACT and ASVAB preparation materials for College and Military Placement. See your guidance Counselor for SAT materials. To use, click above. Ask your counselor for the site ID number, if you are not already registered.

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