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Available to all students.  Additional resources, usernames, and passwords are available in your school library media center.

 

culturegrams 
CultureGrams contains reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture on 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.  
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Destiny Library Catalog - select your school to search books and other materials in your school library. 
discovery streaming
Discovery Education streaming  is digital collection of full length videos, video segments, images, encyclopedia articles, audio files, and clip art.             
annals 
 Encyclopedia Britannica Annals of American History  contains history of the United States through speeches, historical accounts, memoirs, poems, images, and multimedia.  
AE
 Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition includes encyclopedia articles, multimedia, related web sites, magazines, news, and much more. 
 
Britannica School
Britannica School contains 3 encyclopedias: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Compton’s by Britannica and Britannica Elementary.   


Escolar
Encyclopedia Britannica Escolar Online provides a Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, videos, and learning materials specifically designed for younger learners. 

Modernar
 
Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna is the most comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia available today, featuring 145,000 articles, timelines, an atlas, and a dictionary.  
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Britannica Online Japan offers more than 150,000 articles and 30,000 images for both native Japanese speakers and high school students learning Japanese.
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Encyclopaedia Universalis is a valuable resource for all French language students.There is access to more than 38,000 articles, 25,000 media items; a world atlas. an integrated dictionary and a guide to selected Web sites. 
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 Universalis Junior Online  provides a wide array of topics such as history, geography, science, and technology. French-language students will be challenged with progressively more complex vocabulary.  
websters 
Encyclopedia Britannica Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged Online  is a comprehensive American dictionary with 472,000 entries and more.     
ImageQuest  
 Britannica Image Quest contains two million rights-cleared images from over 50 collections including DK Images, Getty Images and more.   

 SIRS Decades provides primary and secondary source articles that highlight key events, movements, people, and places in 20th-century America.  

noodletools
NoodleTools  allows you to organize and synthesize information using online notecards and format a bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian style.   

Tumblebooks

  TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books.
 Collection includes fiction, non-fiction, Spanish and French titles
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discoverer 
 SIRS Discoverer provides articles and images from newspapers, magazines, and government documents. Includes a map collection of the United States, Canada, nations and regions of the world.  
SIRS KS 
 SIRS Knowledge Source  includes current and enduring issues, resources by and about the U.S. government, and the arts and humanities.  

Sora 
 The Sora App is OverDrive’s new reading app for students. The app can be installed on a mobile device or the web browser can be used.   

Teaching Books
  Teachingbooks.net includes resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in grades K–12 including author and book materials to use in the library or classroom. 

  

 

 

 Fact Cite 123 
FactCite 1,2,3 is a collection of articles on the following subjects: Animals, Planets, Mythology, Biographies, States, Countries, Elements, and Biomes for students in elementary grades. 
 PebbleGo 

PebbleGO- Animals, Biographies, Dinosaurs, Science, Social Studies is a reading and research tools leveled for emerging readers.
 Audio supports navigation, and all articles include narrated text and highlighting.
ehk5_logo.jpg Explora Primary School (EBSCO) includes  current events, primary source documents, and film and video from books, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines and government reports.
 Tumblebooks TumbleBooks is a collection of animated, talking picture books. Collection includes fiction, non-fiction, Spanish and French titles
  Ancient Medieval History    

  Ancient and Medieval History  includes articles on ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, Ancient and Medieval Africa, Medieval Europe, the Americans, Ancient and Medieval Asia and the Islamic Empire - from prehistory to the 1500s.

  automate   AutoMate  provides an illustrated auto repair manuals on all auto repair procedures for vehicles) with diagrams, drawings , and step-by-step photographs.
 PRIMARY
 

 Explora Primary School (EBSCO) includes  current events, primary source documents, and film and video from books, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines and government reports. 

    Explora  
 SECONDARY 
  Explora Secondary (EBSCO) includes current events, primary source documents, and film and video from books, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines and government reports.
  Fact Cite    Factcite  includes articles of people, places and events that shape our society and world around us. Included in FactCite are the following databases: American History, Countries and Cultures, Defining Moments in US History, Shapers of Society, Sports Champions, and World Biography.
  HRC    History Reference Center (EBSCO)  includes reference books, encyclopedias,  historical documents,  biographies,  images,  and historical maps.  
  Hobbies and Crafts    Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO)  provides detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Includes  full-text articles from leading hobby and craft magazines along with hundreds of how-to videos and thousands of recipes.
  home improvement    Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO) features full-text content from leading home improvement books and magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and how-to videos of popular home repair projects.
  Master File    MasterFile Premier  (EBSCO) provides searchable   full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 400,000 photos, maps and flags.
  ScienceFlix    Scienceflix  includes videos, articles, images, and  eBooks on a variety of science topics.
  Science Reference Center    Science Reference Center (EBSCO) Includes science periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, essays, biographies, animations, images and videos.  
   US History in Context     US History in Context  is a collection of primary and secondary resources to support the study of United States history, issues and current information.

 

 


automate 

     AutoMate  provides an illustrated auto repair manuals on all auto repair procedures for vehicles), Technical Service Bulletins;, wiring diagrams, drawings , step-by-step photographs, and labor time guide and estimates.

AE Encyclopedia Britannica Online Academic Edition includes encyclopedia articles, multimedia, related web sites, magazines, news, and much more.
 Explora
SECONDARY 
Explora Secondary School  is designed for middle and high school students providing coverage of current events, primary source documents, and film and video from books, encyclopedias, newspapers, magazines and government reports.
 HRC 

History Reference Center includes more than 300 reference books & encyclopedias; 58,000 historical documents; 43,000 biographies; and more than 100,000 images and historical maps.
 Hobbies and Crafts Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center (EBSCO) provides detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Includes  full-text articles from leading hobby and craft magazines along with hundreds of how-to videos and thousands of recipes.
 home improvement 

 Home Improvement Reference Center (EBSCO) features full-text content from leading home improvement books and magazines, images not found anywhere else online, and how-to videos of popular home repair projects.
 Master File 

MasterFile Premier (EBSCO) provides searchable full text for over 1,700 publications dating as far back as 1975. Also included are nearly 500 full text reference books and an Image Collection of over 400,000 photos, maps and flags.
 MSA Ultra 

MAS Ultra (EBSCO) contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text back files (back to 1975) for key magazines.
 Opposing Viewpoints 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context covers today’s social issues  by bringing together resources including pro-con viewpoint articles, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, profiles of federal agencies and special interest groups.
 Proquest Research Library

 
ProQuest Research Library provides one-stop access to more than 4,000 periodicals from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 academic disciplines.
 Science Reference Center 

Science Reference Center (EBSCO) includes science periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, essays, biographies, animations, images and videos.  Supports all science disciplines.
 Engine Repair 

Small Engine Repair Reference Center (EBSCO) offers detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all types of small engines. Whether you are looking to do routine maintenance, such as tune-ups and brake service, or more extensive repairs to engines and transmissions, this is the database for you.
 US History in Context

 
US History in Context is a collection of primary and secondary sources about  United States history. Provides a complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information.

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