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Guide for State Reports


These Research E-Sources are available on the Bartlett Library website.


America the Beautiful is a comprehensive e-source organized around the states and territories of the United States. This e-source contains state-by-state history and current events for elementary and middle school students.


Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia is a quick reference tool and contains news for middle school and high school students.


World Book Encyclopedia is an online reference encyclopedia that includes all of the articles available in the print version. The encyclopedia includes over 9,000 pictures and maps, and 800 videos, animations and sounds. This encyclopedia is updated daily.


Additional Websites Substitute the 2 letter postal abbreviation in place of "IL" for your state.


Reference Books

State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols

jRef 929.92 SHE


State Books and Call # Location
State books are located on the shelf with the general number j974 and filed alphabetically by state name. For example: Michigan by Marlene Targ Brill will have the call no. j974 MICHIGAN BRI

If you cannot find the book you need, please ask a librarian for assistance.


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