Library Online Resources

Below are a variety of digital resources for teachers, staff and families.  Please see library staff for username and password information:

learnLearn360 is an interactive media-on-demand service for the K-12 education market, providing teachers and students the power to meet and exceed 21st-century educational expectations across all curriculums. Through streaming video, audio, and accompanying support materials, Learn360 supports web-based learning by providing an online collaborative environment where users can share information and ideas anytime, anywhere.


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Britannica School

Access thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate encyclopedias.

Student Edition


Information on high school research topics plus pop culture, sports, and more


 estax  http://eb.pdn.ipublishcentral.com/

Britannica E-Stax

 Britannica E-Stax includes 4 collections of non-fiction eBooks for K-8.

aonefile
The premier source for peer-reviewed articles covering all academic disciplines.

bio
Online experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Organized into a user-friendly portal experience, it merges Gale's authoritative reference content, including Lives & Perspectives, with periodicals and multimedia. Users can also search for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender, as well as by keyword and full text


profweb
Journal and references cover child development, best practices and more.

grnr 
Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.

gls 
Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.


 LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

  
Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle. Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.  Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.  Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.  Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.  ASE test prep quizzes for the most popular certification exams.  A print button which allows you to easily print out what is needed



global
A database designed to support global awareness. Authoritative content empowers learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.


a  Resource for school administrators and teachers.

gvrl 
Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

itof 
Millions of articles cover a full range of academic and general-interest topics

health
Alternative-focused newspapers, directories, videos and references.

informe 
Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.

kidinfo 
Appropriate K-5 content is presented in a pleasing visual interface.

natg 
Fun, substantive content takes kids 6-14 on adventures in science, nature, culture and space.

news 
Search full-text articles by headline, date, newspaper section and more.

opv 
Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

research 
An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school assignment needs.

sci 
Timely reference content joins science-based articles, news, experiments and more.

stur 
An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more.

ushistory
Designed to support U.S. history studies and provides an overview of our nation's past, covering the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people.


world
Database designed to provide an overview of world history covering the most-studied events, cultures, civilizations, religions, people, and more.

ebook 
Curated eBooks discoverable within Gale Literary Sources.


sirs http://discoverer.sirs.com

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer is a multidisciplinary database for elementary and middle school learners and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.  All content is full text and indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality domestic and international sources including 9,000+ integrated educational weblinks, and reference materials including Compton’s by Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.

tb http://www.teachingbooks.net/texas

TeachingBooks.net is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.


early world http://www.worldbookonline.com/ewol/home

Online tools for PK - 2.  Stories, games, and nursery rhymes.



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A state-of-the-art reading experience.

Whether you’re reading for class or for fun, Sora’s ebook reader makes it easy.Powerful toolsAdd bookmarks, make notes and highlights, define words, and more. Fixed-layout support Comic books, graphic novels, picture books, and textbooks as they’re meant to be read.  Read-alongs Select titles have professional narration so you can follow along with the text.  Reading settings for everyone Adjust the font type (including dyslexic font), font size, and lighting in most books.  Synced progress Your place, bookmarks, notes, and highlights sync between devices, so you can pick up right where you left off.


  With a wide selection of high-quality Capstone titles all supported by natural-voice audio and unlimited circulations for your students, you can feel confident that both your students and fellow educators will be delighted with these new resources.


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The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

Click here to use this resource:  World Book

 


Accelerated Reader
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Accelerated Reader is a program provided to our students inspiring lifelong readers.
1) Student Reads a Book. 2) Student Takes a Quiz. 3) Teachers Get Immediate feedback.

Click here to access Accelerated Reader.
(Link is provided for classroom use only.)

EBSCO
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    ebscoEBSCO is a comprehensive collection of full text periodicals, biographies, primary source documents, essays, almanacs, reference books, pamphlets, newspapers, transcripts, photos, maps and more. These 34 databases provided by EBSCO Publishing are accessible through user-friendly, grade level interfaces -Searchasaurus, Kids Search, and Student Research Center.

Click here to use this resource:  search.ebscohost.com/


libEBSCO Learning Express
At EBSCO LearningExpress, our mission is to help students and adult learners improve skills required for academic and career success. Our LearningExpress platforms provide a comprehensive selection of educational resources—including interactive tutorials, practice exams, flashcards, articles and e-books—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement.

pebble www.pebblego.com  and www.pebblegonext.com
Elementary resource for animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs, Animales, States, American Indians.

TumbleBook Library
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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of animated,
talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

Click here to use this resource: 

http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/Default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2f

aCollection of animated, MATH talking picture books!!



Citation Machine
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Brain POP
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www.brainpop.com

BrainPOP® creates animated,
curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement.

MyVocabulary.com
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www.myvocabulary.com/

WELCOME to myvocabulary.com and DAILY WORD PUZZLES - a free resource used in over 25,000 schools to enhance vocabulary mastery & written/verbal skills with Latin and Greek roots.