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Find it Virginia

A variety of resources to help with basic research at all levels. Find It VA has resources for general information on a variety of topics. Grade level appropriate resources for students, teacher and parents. Find It Va is your 24/7/365 reference resource. All you need is a valid Virginia public library card.

Need help finding the best online data base for your topic?

– ask your local library for assistance and training using Find It VA –

Looking for homework help & resources?

Tutoring
Khan Academy (go to website)
Discovery Education (go to student page)

Study Skills
Understood.org (web article)            
KidsHealth.org (web page)

Looking for Basic Computer Instruction?

GFCLLearnFree.org (Computer Basics to Intermediate)
New User Technology (very basic skills)
CDTL.org (basic skills)
Project:Computer Basics (overview)

Genealogy – Finding your Roots

heritage-questFindItVA: Heritage Quest –  A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources. Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online —with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help you find your ancestors. To access Heritage Quest: click here

 

Other Genealogy Resources

National Archives: (Census Records)

Library of Congress/Chronicling America (Archives Newspapers)

Family Search (website),

USGenWeb (website).

Ellis Island (Genealogy Tips page).

CastleGarden.org (search page),

DAR (Genealogy page),

National Sons of the Revolution/Patriot and Grave Index (search form),

Family History Daily (website)

 

 

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