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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.

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.

Political Science Complete

Covers political topics with a worldwide focus. Designed for students, researchers, and government institutions.

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.

Professional Development Collection

Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.

Psychology & Behavioral Health Collection

Covers a broad range of subjects in the fields of psychology, behavioral sciences and related disciplines. For psychologists, counselors, researchers, and students.

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.

ReferenceUSA

Detailed information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses; searchable by company name, geographic area, yellow pages heading, and more. Additional databases cover U.S. Healthcare and Consumers/Lifestyles.Updated annually. New to ReferenceUSA? Try these video tutorials.

Referencia Latina

Theme-based Spanish-language interface designed to make content readily accessible to non-English users. This full-text Spanish-language database covers a broad array of subjects inside and outside academia. It offers content from a variety of sources, including reference books, general interest magazines and health reports. Daily updates insure availability of the most current articles from a dozen prominent newspapers from 10 Latin American countries.

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.

Small Business Reference Center

Offers coverage that addresses many small business topics from consumer small business reference books and business videos. Includes a help and advice section and how to create business plans.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

User-friendly, detailed repair guides for all kinds of small engines including motorcycles, boats, snowmobiles, ATVs, tractors, outdoor power equipment and generators.

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.

Value Line

Provides information, ratings and earning estimates related to companies whose securities are publicly traded.

Vocational Studies Premier

Designed specifically for the research needs of two-year colleges, contains scholarly content most relevant to vocational programs. Wide range of subjects covered including counseling, biotechnology, cosmetology, fashion design, forensics, graphic arts, health information technology, law enforcement, and veterinary assistant.

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.

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.