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Encyclopedia Britannica: Young Adults

The online version of the ultimate encyclopedia in editions especially for young and school age children. Whatever age, you can find video, pictures and articles on every topic.



eLibrary offers a broad range of magazines and videos that support your research with more than 600 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps and pictures.

Explora Secondary

A variety of materials for student research organized for easy browsing and powerful searching. Materials include a range of current periodicals, primary documents, reference books and multi-media such as video and audio. Materials are selected and organized to meet Common Core standards.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health Source®: Consumer Edition is a rich collection of health information. This resource provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines.

InfoTrac Student Edition

Research a variety of topics with an easy to use interface and find information in hundreds of magazines, books and newspapers.

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides 250 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument),counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.

Student Resources in Context

For research on any subject, Student Resources in Context is aimed at middle and high school students with resources such as periodicals, primary documents, and multi-media broken down by subject matter.

Test Preparation and Skill Improvement


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