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Biography in Context

Need information about important and famous people? This resource delivers content with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. It included biographical dictionaries, newspaper and magazine articles, and video information.

BookFlix

BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints.

Digital Library of Georgia

Get those history projects done quickly with this resource on all things Georgia, including digitized books, manuscripts, photographs, etc., of Georgia history and culture. Part of GALILEO.

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary is EBSCO’s interface designed for elementary students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for Elementary includes:

  • American Heritage Children’s Dictionary
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Primary Search

 Explora for Middle School

Explora for Middle School is EBSCO’s interface designed for middle school students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for Middle School includes:

  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • TOPICsearch

 Explora for High School

Explora for High School is EBSCO’s interface designed for high school students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for High School includes:

  • Advanced Placement Source
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Business Source Complete
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • ERIC
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • TOPICsearch
  • Vocational and Career Collection

 Explora for Public Libraries

Explora for Public Libraries is EBSCO’s interface designed for public library patrons. Users can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.).

Explora for Public Libraries includes:

  • Business Source Complete
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Newspaper Source

GALILEO Kids

g kidGALILEO Kids has it all – newspaper articles, pictures, encyclopedia entries, and more. This should be your first stop for all your homework needs! You’ll need the GALILEO password to enter. Log in HERE to get the GALILEO password.

KidsPage

KidsPage is a colorful, graphics-based interface designed for young researchers.  It organizes information by familiar subject areas, and it features point-and-click access to eye-catching icons, predetermined topics with understandable vocabulary and basic keyword search, ensuring that students can successfully use the resources and increasing their computer literacy skills. The articles and information in KidsPage cover key issues, events and topics relevant to all subject areas. Its rich content is carefully selected from hundreds of authoritative primary sources, including news media, an almanac, Websites and periodicals, many of which are written specifically for elementary school students. A large number of articles also include graphics to help students understand the information.

National Geographic Virtual Library

ngma-webAs journalism’s most trusted name in exploration and discovery, National Geographic Virtual Library(NGVL) supports a range of scholarly research needs in the areas of science, history, technology, the environment, cultures, and more. NGVL brings the National Geographic Society to the library in a cross-searchable platform that fits the way today’s students and patrons conduct their research.

ngmk-webReputable, 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.  This resource includes the National Geographic Kids magazine and the People, Animals, and the World kid’s research tool.

Novelist K-8

Use this resource to discover new fiction that is just right for elementary through high school students. It includes readalike lists and resources for teachers and home school parents. Part of GALILEO. More information »

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is an online readers’ advisory tool aimed at elementary and middle school students. It helps readers find new books and audiobooks based on books they’ve read or on topics in which they are interested. NoveList K-8 Plus provides enhanced subject access to thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles along with book reviews or annotations. It also includes booktalks, picture book extenders, and Curricular Connections articles that will guide faculty to new titles and new ways for translating curriculum standards into classroom action.

OverDrive

OverDrive is an online collection of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, videos, and more. Enjoy the same checkout period as physical materials with no fines! While OverDrive contains materials for all ages, this collection is just for kids!

 

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TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children.  They are a great way to encourage tech-savvy kids to enjoy reading!  There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish and French books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

 

TumbleBookCloud

TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos and audio books, which offers students and adults of all reading levels access to an amazing range of content.

Zinio

Zinio allows patrons to have unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on any Internet-enabled device inside or outside of the library. American Girl, Highlights, and Dig are just a few of the popular titles that are available for children.

 

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