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