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Preschool/Elementary

ABC-CLIO United States Geography 

This interactive database helps students better understand the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the challenges facing the nation and individual states.

ABC-CLIO World Geography

Authoritative content and online tools that develops students’ global literacy, focusing on geographic, political, social, economic and cultural forces.

Britannica Fundamentals

Pre K – 2nd grade. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.

Britannica School – Elementary

Grades 3-5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas.  Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia en línea fácil de usar en ocho categorías principales: Artes, Historia y Gobierno, Gente, Lugares, Plantas y Animales, Ciencia y Matemáticas, Deportes y Hobbies, Religiones del Mundo. Tiene imágenes, sonidos y videos con todas las funciones.

Explora for Primary Schools

Children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedia entries, and an image collection designed for elementary school libraries.

Novelist K-8 Plus

Recommendations for children’s fiction and nonfiction. This resource offers extensive reader’s advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overview, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Overdrive – Kids

Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

PebbleGo

PebbleGo boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas. With informational articles and ready-made activities, students of all abilities are supported. There are also supplemental resources for educators.  This early literacy offering is for young readers in Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

Primary Search

Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.

Pronunciator

Learn any of 105 languages (including American Sign Language) in any of 87 languages using your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Includes flashcards, pronunciation analysis, conversation practice, quizzes, downloadable audio lessons, kid-friendly lessons, and more.

Pronunciator (Español)

Aprenda cualquiera de los 105 idiomas (incluido el lenguaje de señas americano) en cualquiera de los 87 idiomas con su computadora, tableta o teléfono inteligente. Incluye tarjetas, análisis de pronunciación, práctica de conversación, cuestionarios, lecciones de audio descargables, lecciones para niños y más.

School Center from LearningExpress Library

Learn Elementary Math and Reading skills.  Middle School Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Vocabulary, Spelling and High School Entrance Exams Prep (COOP, HSPT,SHSAT,SSAT,ISEE)

ScienceFlix

Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Tutor.com

Connect with a live tutor 24/7 in 40+ subjects including Math, Science and English. Practice skills, get help with homework, or write a paper.

World Book Kids

Easy to use online encyclopedia in eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos.

Middle School

Britannica School – Middle

Grades 6-8. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity.

Explora for Middle Schools

Middle school magazines and reference books including thousands of biographies, primary source documents, over a million photos, maps and flags. Subjects covered include history, current events, science, and sports.

Literary Reference Center

Covers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

Novelist K-8 Plus

Recommendations for children’s fiction and nonfiction. This resource offers extensive reader’s advisory services including read-alike titles, series, and authors as well as professional reviews, reader reviews, articles, lists, genre overview, discussion guides and more. Books are also tagged with appeal factors.

Overdrive – Teens

Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

Pronunciator

Learn any of 105 languages (including American Sign Language) in any of 87 languages using your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Includes flashcards, pronunciation analysis, conversation practice, quizzes, downloadable audio lessons, kid-friendly lessons, and more.

Pronunciator (Español)

Aprenda cualquiera de los 105 idiomas (incluido el lenguaje de señas americano) en cualquiera de los 87 idiomas con su computadora, tableta o teléfono inteligente. Incluye tarjetas, análisis de pronunciación, práctica de conversación, cuestionarios, lecciones de audio descargables, lecciones para niños y más.

Read It!

Designed for middle and high school students who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

School Center from LearningExpress Library

Learn Elementary Math and Reading skills.  Middle School Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Vocabulary, Spelling and High School Entrance Exams Prep (COOP, HSPT,SHSAT,SSAT,ISEE)

ScienceFlix

Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Tutor.com

Connect with a live tutor 24/7 in 40+ subjects including Math, Science and English. Practice skills, get help with homework, or write a paper.

World Book Online

Premier reference source containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, and editor-reviewed web sites.

High School

Britannica School – High

High School and adult. Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.

Explora for High Schools

Provides hundreds of popular magazines and reference books for high school libraries. Covers subjects such as art, history, sports, and music. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Also includes photos, maps, and flags

Learning Express Library

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help student and adult learners succeed on standardized academic or professional occupation licensing tests.

Literary Reference Center

Covers a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and time frames. Wide range of subjects covered including plot summaries, literary criticism, book reviews, classic and contemporary poems, short stories and novels, and author interviews.

MAS Complete

Designed for high school libraries and offers coverage of popular high school magazines and reference books. Wide range of subjects offered including art, history, sports, and music. Over 1,000,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Middle Search Plus also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps and flags

Overdrive – Teens

Download and enjoy thousands of ebook and audiobook titles on your computer, tablet, or mobile devices.

Points of View

Presents multiple sides of an issue. Helps students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Pronunciator

Learn any of 105 languages (including American Sign Language) in any of 87 languages using your computer, tablet, or smartphone. Includes flashcards, pronunciation analysis, conversation practice, quizzes, downloadable audio lessons, kid-friendly lessons, and more.

Pronunciator (Español)

Aprenda cualquiera de los 105 idiomas (incluido el lenguaje de señas americano) en cualquiera de los 87 idiomas con su computadora, tableta o teléfono inteligente. Incluye tarjetas, análisis de pronunciación, práctica de conversación, cuestionarios, lecciones de audio descargables, lecciones para niños y más.

Read It!

Designed for middle and high school students who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects.

School Center from LearningExpress Library

Learn Elementary Math and Reading skills.  Middle School Math, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Vocabulary, Spelling and High School Entrance Exams Prep (COOP, HSPT,SHSAT,SSAT,ISEE)

ScienceFlix

Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and the Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix combines curriculum-driven, leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly-engaging digital resource for students in grades 4 through 9.

Tutor.com

Connect with a live tutor 24/7 in 40+ subjects including Math, Science and English. Practice skills, get help with homework, or write a paper.

World Book Online

Premier reference source containing every article from the 22-volume print set plus state-of-the-art multimedia, maps, and editor-reviewed web sites.