AtoZ the WorldAtoZ the World is the world standard for country profiles, with detailed coverage of more than 100 topics each. No other single source covers so many cultural and educational topics, so well, for so many countries.
This database provides access to more than two million images which have all been rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use. The images in this site cover every subject area imaginable and can be used for teacher lesson plans, assignments, activities, and whiteboards; student reports and projects; or school Web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, and bulletins. Click here for Home-Remote Access
CultureGrams provides reliable, up-to-date facts, figures, and information about daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and even recipes for each of the 182 countries included in the database.
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ExploreOhioFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
The place to go to learn just about anything about the Buckeye State. State symbols? How to get a drivers license? Population information? Fun places to visit? ExploreOhio has all of that and more! Find links to information about Ohio arts, business, education, history, government, travel, attractions, jobs, science, sports, and much more at this site.
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.HelpNow (Brainfuse)Free live, online homework help for students from kindergarten to Adult Learners. Certified tutors are available from 3 pm to Midnight to help you with math, science, social studies, writing, Spanish, and English. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available. Any time of day, you can take practice tests, study flashcards, hold a study group online, and create and share movie-like notes and ideas.Homework Help GatewayFind here the many educational resources - databases, ebooks, & websites - which will help for any and all homework assignments.Kids InfoBitsKids InfoBits is a database for students in kindergarten through grade 5. It features a kid-friendly graphic interface with full-text content from elementary reference sources and magazines. Kids InfoBits covers geography, current events, the arts and sciences, people, government, history, health, sports, and more.
Kids Search A student research interface designed especially for youth in grades K-8. Click here for a tutorial on Kids Search.
Know It Now
For those burning questions requiring an immediate response, log on to KnowItNow.org, the statewide virtual reference service, and chat your question to a librarian.
Lincoln Library Online (FactCite)Middle Search Plus
The Lincoln Library Online has more than 700 biographies of sports champions (from all editions of The Lincoln Library of Sports Champions) plus the complete contents of The Lincoln Library of Greek & Roman Mythology, Shapers of Society and much more! Click here for Home-Remote Access
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. National Geographic KidsReputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.NoveList K-8 Plus
A wonderful reading resource for kids, children's librarians and school media specialists, it has information on over 85,000 fiction and nonfiction titles for kids in the K-8 age range. Special features include 200+ vetted "Grab & Go" booklists , over 850 BookTalks, feature articles on timely topics by industry experts and lists of award winning titles. Results link directly to the library's catalog.
PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science
This database is an online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. Comprised of curriculum-correlated content, PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills while offering research, report, and homework help on all topics relating to the earth and space.
PowerKnowledge Life SciencePowerKnowledge Physical ScienceThis online resource provides information on physical science geared to science learners in grades 3 to 6 and their teachers. Additional Content includes videos, interactive games and quizzes, hands-on science experiments and lesson plans. Topics Include atoms and molecules, elements and the periodic table, energy and matter, and more.Primary Search
This online science resource is specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. Comprised of curriculum-correlated content, PowerKnowledge Life Science promotes digital literacy and 21st-century learning skills while offering research, report, and homework help on all living things.
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.
Searchasaurus (EBSCO)Student Research Center (EBSCO)
Making it easy for younger patrons to find information on popular topics like animals, history, health, science, and current events, this children's interface searches several of the most popular EBSCO databases for reference content. Click here for a tutorial.
Provides access to full-text magazine and newspaper articles, biographies, essays, primary source documents, as well as photographs, maps, and other graphics from EBSCO databases geared to students in grades 6-12. Click
here for a tutorial on Student Research Center.Student Resources In ContextStudent Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
TumbleBook LibraryWorld Book Early World of Learning
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated, talking picture books, including fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles. There are teaching resources, games, puzzles and much, much more to hold the interest of younger readers. Happy tumbling!
Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.
World Book L'Encyclopedie DecouverteWorld Book Hispanica Saber
This is World Book's basic French-language encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students.
This is a comprehensive Spanish-language general encyclopedia designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students and ESL/ELL program participants. Includes images, maps, videos, animations, sounds and interactive media files.World Book Kids
Intended for younger readers with an appealing graphical design and incorporating many illustrations, diagrams, and maps, this version of the encyclopedia also includes activities to engage children’s different learning styles.
Early Literacy Stations
Kids ages 2-8 have one more way to learn, while having fun, at the Library on new Early Literacy Stations.