This online database contains travel guides for over 150 world cities and 175 countries. A great resource for students writing reports on other countries or anyone planning a trip abroad.
Biography Reference Center is a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full text biographies, including the complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.
Online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks and related nonfiction eBooks. BookFLIX reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration. Includes 20 Spanish language fiction/nonfiction pairs. For pre-K through 3rd grade.
Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. For Kindergarten to 5th Grade.
For students and adults alike, this database provides over 25,000 full-text encyclopedic entries, images and offers brief biographies covering a variety of subject areas.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Find over 50 useful reference ebooks such as American Decades, Black Literature Criticism, Countries of the World, Experiment Central (great for science fair projects!), Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, The College Blue Book, and The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders.
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center provides information about many of the most popular hobbies, crafts, and recreation activities today such as collecting, games and electronics, model building, needlework, outdoors and nature, scrapbooking, and papercraft.
This database is a comprehensive encyclopedic resource for Spanish-speakers and Spanish-language students. It includes historical timelines, interactive maps and related articles, and the latest news in the Hispanic world.
Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages (Spanish, ESL, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Russian and more). Mango uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you'll not only learn the individual words and phrases, you'll know how they're used in practical situations and conversations. You'll learn more than grammar, vocabulary and conjugation, you'll learn how to communicate.
This database is designed for middle school students, and contains full text articles for popular middle school magazines, assigned to Lexile reading level indicators. Find biographies, historical essays, reference books, photos, maps, flags and primary source documents.
This database includes information on current events as well as reference materials intended for everyone from elementary school students and higher. The New Book of Knowledge also has resources for teachers, project and experiments, literary selections, and homework and study strategies.
All the info about books, authors, and series you could want! Includes book descriptions and suggests similar books and authors to read, plus you can search for different topics or Lexile.
This database is designed for elementary school students, and contains full text articles from popular elementary school sources, assigned to Lexile reading level indicators. Find biographies, historical essays, reference books, photos, maps, flags, the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.
Catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide.