Databases & Resources

Online Databases

eBooks accessed through the Catalog - Electronic books (accessed through the online catalog)

 

ABC-CLIO  - US government and history, US state and world geography, and world history

 

audioblocks - over 100,000 available music tracks, sound effects, loops, and more

 

Britannica Online School Edition - Broad, searchable encyclopedia for all grades/levels

 

Britannica Image Quest - copyright-free images for use in projects

 

Cavendish Square Digital - reference material for less advanced readers

 

CultureGrams - information on countries

 

eLibrary - newspaper and magazine articles, TV transcripts, maps, and images

 

Gale Cengage Learning  - our go-to database suite offering periodicals, biographies, reference material, and current issues for all course subjects

 

Infobase - information on American history and ancient and medieval history

 

JSTOR - academic journals and primary sources for advanced research

 

myOn - collection of over 1000 digital books

 

Noodletools - MLA- and APA-style bibliography; notetaking

 

Oxford Art Online - reference materials for the visual arts

 

Pebble Go - basic reference materials (e.g., animals, biographies) for early readers including audio, video and read- along features

 
SIRS Discoverer ProQuest - a multidisciplinary database covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.  

SIRS Knowledge Source - database offering periodicals (e.g., magazines, newspapers) for all course subjects

 

Soundzabound - royalty-free music library meeting licensing and technology requirements for education (with citation)

 

TumbleBook Library - animated online picture book collection; includes English, Spanish or French

 

TumbleBook Cloud Junior - online collection of read-along books for emerging readers

 

TumbleBook Cloud - online collection of read-along books for grades 6-12

 

videoblocks - Studio quality stock footage, motion backgrounds, after effects templates and more available

 

World Book Online - encyclopedias of different levels, including a Spanish language encyclopedia, and other reference material