Research Tools

Use a search engine to find information on the Internet. While Google is the best-known search engine, each one works well for a given need. Find out more about search engines.

If you know what you are studying, here are links to recommended sites for information on topics commonly studied at Friends School. Country Studies and Animal Studies are among the most popular. Find more information about about research topics.

General reference materials, such as Encyclopedias, Citation information, Dictionaries, Thesauruses, Atlases, Libraries, Information sites, and similar tools for finding information. Find out more about general research tools.

Databases are used primarily to find information in magazines and newspapers. This is the place to look for current events or scholarly articles on a subject. Find out more about databases.