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Reference and Research: Online Resources
Resources marked with require an Iowa City Public Library card when accessed from outside the Library, and licensing restrictions limit access to residents of Iowa City and to areas covered by contracts for library service: rural Johnson County and the cities of Hills, Lone Tree, and University Heights.
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- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online for Kids - Search Comptonís Encyclopedia, E.B. Elementary Encyclopedia or a dictionary. (for kids)
- Grolier Online Kids - Includes New Book of Knowledge encyclopedia for reference and current events, Lands and Peoples for country information, and America the Beautiful for statesí information. (for kids)
- Learning Express - Practice tests for Grades 4 & 5 math and Grade 4 & 6 reading (and much more for older students and adults). (for kids)
- Mango Languages - An interactive tool that helps you learn English, Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, and six more languages. (for kids)
- Searchasaurus (Ebsco) - A general childrenís encyclopedia, an animal encyclopedia, a dictionary, a picture resource and a newspaper index. (for kids)