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An award winning science database, Access Science works as an encyclopedia, a biographical resource and dictionary, but also has resources for students who are selecting paper topics in the sciences.
A chance to get up close and personal with 50 of the some hottest teen authors. Authors4Teens has in depth interviews with authors and links to further information on popular authors.
The Charleston Newspapers offer an index to locate articles back to 1985. Use of the index is free. The papers charge $2.95 to view articles.
Looking for a love poem? Trying to remember the rest of a poem? Need to know what iambic pentameter means? This database of poetry will help you out.
A collection of magazines, journals and newspapers articles that can help answer health, business and general interest questions. There are a variety of interfaces focusing on different ages and interests. Provided by the West Virginia Library Commission.
Whether searching for an individual company or trying to create a list of potential customers, Reference USA allows users to create their own search strategy to find just what is needed.
Most databases have only articles from the last ten or so years. Facts.com trumps them all by offering news articles back to 1940 online. Their staff has also pulled together special features on historic and hot topics.
Online detailed descriptions of more than 6,000 foundation and public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers and other individual grant seekers.
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Ripley (Main Office)

208 North Church Street
Ripley, WV 25271

Phone (304) 372-5343
Fax (304) 372-7935

Ravenswood (Branch)

323 Virginia Street
Ravenswood, WV 26164

Phone (304) 273-5343
Fax (304) 273-5395