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National Geographic Kids Play games, watch videos, learn about animals, places, and get fun facts!

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for 45 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.

NoveList Plus is a fiction and nonfiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as author read-alikes, book discussion guides, BookTalks, and annotated book lists.

NoveList K-8 Plus allows you to discover the fiction and nonfiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in your classroom.


PebbleGo is an award winning pre-K to grade 3 database for reading and research.

Point of View Reference Center is a full-text database containing essays and articles that present multiple sides of an issue. It includes essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books.

Primary Search contains full text for more than 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and features theFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary and an Image Collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection is a database covering information concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


ReadyRosie is an early education tool that is currently helping schools and libraries across the nation deepen and scale their parent engagement efforts by leveraging the power of video modeling and mobile technology to meet and equip parents where they are. ReadyRosie has hundreds of brief videos in English and Spanish that model everyday interactions in familiar environments with real parents.

Reference USA - use this database of over 100 million U.S. residents to conduct market research, locate friends and relatives or research small business owners, entrepreneurs, and companies. Researchers have access to company information such as, but not limited to, address, telephone number(s), number of employees, sales volume, maps, credit rating, and nearby competing businesses.

Regional Business News This robust database provides ultimate coverage for full-text business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces. Whether searching for information about presidential candidates, franchise restaurants, the retail industry, business planning, or political participation.


Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife. Science Reference Center also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

SIRS Discoverer is a research database designed for children and young adults.

Small Engine Repair Reference Center provides users with detailed, yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines.


TOPICsearch allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms, including controversial opinions and viewpoints. Contains full text articles from diverse sources, including international and regional newspapers, as well as EBSCO's collection of periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.

Tumblebooks animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories.


World Book Online Reference Center contains every article from the 22-volume print set plus thousands more. It also features multimedia, maps, editor-reviewed websites, Special Reports, and Back in Time (a you-are-there chronicle of events from the World Book Year Book that begins in 1922 and unfolds in the distinctive voice and perspective of each successive year).

World Book Kids - includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images, maps and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and great teacher resources.

World Book Discover includes great resources for both research and life and learning skills. Contains activities and interactive video. Click on "World Book Explains" in the reference tools for some great video clips on many subjects.

World Book Spanish Edition (Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos) La Enciclopedia estudiantil hallazgos en línea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas.


Zinio the world’s largest newsstand, offers full color, interactive digital magazines for your enjoyment. Browse from the library’s collection of popular titles with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.

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