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Explora Explora can help get you started.  Be sure to search our other databases for more information--especially our e-Book collection.
See library staff for the password and login.
After searching, use the limiting options on the left to refine your search for Full Text and articles published in the last 3 to 5 years.
Databases
 Search the Catalog

 Our library has a varied collection designed to help you with this research. Just search the catalog. If you can't find what you need, let the library staff know and we can get it for you from another library.
Jefferson County Public Library Go to the Research tab >
     Research Databases A-Z List >
          By Subject >
                 Choose the appropriate Subject
You will need a library card to access these resources.
If you don't have one, visit our Other Libraries page for more information.

 World Wide WebWWW Community Engagement
Community Service: projects you can do--4-H step-by-step guide to going about starting a community improvement project.
Great American Cleanup--75 Project Ideas for Teens in Oklahoma...
Keep America Beautiful--Great American Cleanup national site.
TeenLife Blog--50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers.
Youth Activism Project--Website dedicated to helping teens pursue solutions to problems they care about.
General Research
American Fact Finder--US Census Bureau.
Bing--use RELATED SEARCHES to help refine your search.
Denver Post--check the news for ideas and background information.
Denver Post online subscription
Your Hub--community news from the Denver Post.
Wikipedia--use See Also, References and External Links to validate the information you find here. See Wikipedia Vandalism for cautionary tales.
Other Libraries
 Use local, state and national libraries to do your research. You can have books from all over the state sent to your local branch for check out!
Writing Resources
This page gives you access to citation makers, style guides and our  Web Site Evaluation Checklist.
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