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Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica3 encyclopedias in one: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Compton's by Britannica and Britannica Elementary.  A search will return articles from all 3 encyclopedias so students can choose which level meets their needs. 


Britannica Escolar Online provides a Spanish elementary encyclopedia, images, videos, and Spanish language learning materials.  Enciclopedia Moderna is a  comprehensive Spanish language encyclopedia featuring 145,000 articles plus timelines, an atlas and a dictionary.





33 reference titles meeting students' curricular needs in English, FACS, Health, Reading, Science, U.S. History, and World Studies.  Every article has read-to capability as well as being translatable into 21 languages.

A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.


SIRS databases

This database includes carefully selected full-text articles and images from more than 1,600 domestic and international newspapers, magazines, government documents, and websites.

Includes SIRS Researcher, a periodical database and a link to SIRS Pro/Con which has been very important to issues research for middle and high schools.  Also included in SIRS Knowledge Source is SIRS Renaissance, current perspectives on the arts and humanities, SIRS Web Select, a student search engine with editorially selected websites and SIRS Interactive Citizenship, interactive books on U.S. citizenship.


EBSCO Databases

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.

This searchable encyclopedia and dictionary is designed for middle and elementary school students.  It includes images, articles, and definitions.



Up to date information on 182 countries and cultures.   25 categories are tracked including history, land and climate, language, government, family, personal appearance, gestures, etc.


Access to National Newspapers Core, Proquest Historical Newspapers, and Proquest Research Library



Unabridged Dictionary without advertisements or pop-ups.  Use this site instead of!


Discovery Education




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