Area Resource Center

Phone 872-6928

Welcome to ARC's Searchable Database

On the next page you will see Table View.
  • This enables you to browse through the entire database
  • While browsing you can click on the number to get the New Search
  • The Search Form gives detailed information on a single record

To search the database

  • Now you can enter a search criteria in any field
  • Click Execute
  • The search results will be displayed in a Search Results

For example, to search for "Bill Nye" videos

  • Type Nye in the Title
  • Click Execute
  • The search results will be displayed in a Table View
  • To view the Search Results for an individual record, click view at the left of the title

 

To begin "click" here: Arc's Database

To view codes for use in subject field searches "click": codes

To contact ARC: arc@aos92.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catalog Contents

The "Code Number" or "Key Word" are the only entries to be used in the subject field for a database search
 
Section
Sub Section
Code Number
Key Word
Art / Photography

General - History - Artists - Masterworks - Principles - Perspective - Design - Crafts

1-1
Art
Home Economics / Consumer Education

General - Sewing - Fashion Nutrition - Money Management

2-1
Home Ec
Basic Concepts

Shapes - Colors - Numbers Left & Right - Up & Down

3-1
Concepts
Foreign Languages

Foreign Languages

4-1
Foreign
Guidance

Careers - Self Esteem - Values

5-1
Guidance
Health / Safety

Family Life - First Aid - Health - Nutrition - Safety - Sex Education - Substance Abuse

6-1
Health
Holidays

Holidays

7-1
Holidays
Technology Education

Industry - Manufacturing - Safety - Technology

8-1
Tec Ed
Language Arts

Fairy tales - Folklore Myths - Legends

9-1
Language

Library - Research - Study Skills - Newspaper

9-2


Literature - Caldecott / Newbery Awards - Poetry

9-3


Reading - Phonics - Book Bags

9-4


Writing - Grammar - Spelling - Composition - Oral Communication

9-5

Mathematics

General Math - Time - Weights

10-1
Math
Music / Performing Arts

Music - Performing Arts

11-1
Music
Physical Ed / Recreation

Physical Ed - Recreation

12-1
Phys Ed
Science

Basic Science - Scientific Methods and Instruments

13-1
Science

Botany

13-2


Earth Science - Climate - Conservation - Weather - Geology - Oceanography

13-3


General Biology - Ecology - Conservation

13-4


Human Anatomy and Physiology

13-5


Physics - Chemistry - Astronomy - Light - Sound - Magnetism - Electricity - Energy - Atomic Theory - Space Flight

13-6


Zoology - Simple Microscopic Animals - Insects - Fishes - Amphibians - Reptiles - Dinosaurs - Birds - Mammals

13-7

Social Studies

Africa - Asia - Europe - Middle East

14-1
Social

Central America - S. America - Mexico - Caribbean - Antarctica

14-2


North America - Arctic - Canada - Pacific Countries

14-3


Maine and Maine History

14-4


U.S. History

14-5


World History - PreHistory

14-6


Minority Groups - Native Americans - Women

14-7


Biographies

14-8


Communities - Cultures - Families - Communication - Transportation

14-9


Religion - Amish - Shaker

14-10


Map and Geographic Skills

14-11


Political Science - Civics

14-12

Professional

General Reference Material

15-1


ARC /Colby Science Material

15-2

Media Type Abbreviation Index

BC

Books and Cassette

CDR

CD - Rom

FL

Film Loop

FS

Film Strip

FSC

Film Strip and Cassette

KC

Kit and Cassette (books and cassette)

R

Record

SLC

Slides and Cassette

SP

Model or Study Prints

TR

Transparencies

TA

Audio Tape

VC

Video Cassette

ARC/CB

Colby College grant science material

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