Britannica Elementary

Welcome to Britannica Elementary, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Britannica Middle

Welcome to Britannica Middle, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Middle School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Brittanica High

A safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for High School students. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Britannica eBooks

Choose from hundreds of highly acclaimed nonfiction e-book titles, or get a head start with Britannica ready-made e-books collections!

Brittanica Escolar

Spanish encyclopedia for elementary and middle school students.

Britannica Moderna

Spanish encyclopedia for High School students.

Britannica Learning Zone

Britannica Learning Zone is designed specifically for young learners and ELL/ESL students. It teaches concepts such as geography, time, shapes, numbers, and reinforces relevant vocabulary, all in a fun and safe online environment.


Gale Academic OneFile

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Gale OneFile: Educator

Academic articles, reports, news, book reports, and more in the field of education

Gale Literature

Literary content integrates with subject indexing for a full research experience.

Gale eBooks

Enjoy unlimited access to top reference eBooks.

Gale General OneFile

Magazine, news, and journal articles on general interest topics and current events

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Multimedia coverage of environmental issues, including health care and climate change.

Gale Health and Wellness

Health-focused magazines, reference, video, and more.

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Una coleccion de revistas hispanicas con textos completos.

Gale OneFile: News

Regional, national, and world newspapers

Kids InfoBits

Learn about animals, plants, music science, sports, and more

Gale Literature Criticism

The largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary.

Gale Literature Resource Center

Biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Literary works, biographies, images and much more for the lit student.

National Geographic Kids

Fun, substantive content takes kids 6-14 on adventures in science, nature, culture and space.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.

Gale In Context: Middle School

Academic articles, images, topic selections, and more for middle schoolers

Gale In Context: Science

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more

Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series

Signed essays on 2,000 authors and genres from the acclaimed print series.

Gale In Context: High School

An engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more.

TQ GLS eBooks

Curated eBooks discoverable within Gale Literary Sources.

Gale Literature: Twayne

In-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world withi ...


American History

By providing the most comprehensive range of information in one complete resource subject entries, biographies, primary sources, videos and slideshows, images, timelines, and maps and graphs, plus full cross-searchability across all the Infobase history databases American History offers a virtual library of American history for educators, students, and researchers of all ages.

Blooms Literature

More than 200 additional full-length performance videos (bringing the total number to more than 400!), the full contents of more than 1,000 classic literary works, more than 350 books edited by Harold Bloom, and thousands of images. In addition, Bloom s Literature now features a comprehensive Shakespeare Center with everything your students need to study Shakespeare including the full text of all of his plays plus a redesigned How to Write about section with improved functionality and special sections covering how to write a good essay.

Issues & Controversies in American History

All articles feature multiple primary sources, essential to understanding our nation's past. In addition, all articles have been indexed to key subjects such as immigration, politics and government, race and civil rights, religion, war and military, and more. Special, enhanced articles are introduced by an exciting, original three-minute video that gives essential visual context to the issue and controversy covered by the article.

Issues and Controversies

Updated weekly, with an extensive backfile, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles each presenting both sides of an issue clearly, coherently, and without bias made to inspire thought-provoking debates. Its straightforward presentation of the key facts, arguments, history, and current context of today s most important and timely issues makes the database an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.

Life in America

With captivating videos and engaging narrative, Life in America Online offers a fascinating glimpse into the social history of the nation, covering everything from the foods people ate and the ways they dressed to entertainment and popular pastimes. From the beginnings of the country through a civil war and two world wars to the present day, each of the nine Learning Units in this eLearning Module examines a single period of time in American history and presents a remarkable array of valuable information.

Modern World History

Modern World History offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present. Thousands of subject entries, biographies, images, videos and slideshows, maps and graphs, primary sources, and timelines combine to provide a detailed and comparative view of the people, places, events, and ideas that have defined modern world history. Focused Topic Centers pull forward interesting entries, search terms, documents, and maps handpicked by our editors to help users find a starting point for their research, as well as videos and slideshow overviews to offer a visual introduction to key eras and regions.

World Geography & Culture

Comprehensive, authoritative, and easy to navigate, World Geography and Culture is an award-winning resource for the study of countries, cultures, and geography concepts.


Business Searching Interface (Business Source Complete)

With premium full-text content and peer-reviewed business journals, this database is an essential tool for business students. It covers all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance and more.

Consumer Health Complete

Consumer Health Complete supports the information needs of patients and fosters an overall understanding of health-related topics. This resource provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.


EBSCOhost is an intuitive online research platform used by thousands of institutions and millions of users worldwide. With quality databases and search features, EBSCOhost helps researchers of all kinds find the information they need fast.

EBSCO eBooks

General link to EBSCO eBooks includes K-8, High School, Academic, History, Education and Business book collections.

Explora for Educators

A tool designed to assist educators with lesson planning, student tools & inquiry, curriculum standards and sites for professional growth.

Literary Reference Center

This rich full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. It gives students, professors and researchers a foundation of literary reference works to meet their research needs.

Natural & Alternative Treatments

This database focuses on alternative and holistic approaches to healthcare and wellness. Designed for consumer health researchers and clinicians, Natural & Alternative Treatments is an essential tool that satisfies an ever-growing demand for accurate, unbiased natural health information.


SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer is a multidisciplinary database specifically designed for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology. All newspaper, magazine, and reference content is 100% full text, editorially-selected and indexed from over 2,200 reliable, high-quality domestic and international sources. The collection includes integrated educational Websites and reference materials such as the Compton s by Britannica encyclopedia and DK Eyewitness books.


Award Winning Books (TeachingBooks)

Get to know the latest award-winning books with exclusive primary source recordings that introduce students to authentic writing and research processes.

Book Guides & Lesson Plans (TeachingBooks)

Find lesson plans, discussion questions, novel units, reader's theater scripts, and other instructional support for the books you're reading in any K 12 classroom.

Booklists: Build Your Own (TeachingBooks)

Compile, organize, analyze, and share instructional materials associated with the books in your curriculum. Create your own booklists, manage text sets, analyze text complexity differentiation, seamlessly edit, sequence, & annotate lists, immediately have instructional materials, and distribute lists with QR codes, emails, or permanent links.

Diverse Books (TeachingBooks)

Include diverse cultural experiences in your instruction as reflected in quality fiction and nonfiction books. Identify exceptional multicultural books for all content areas. Bring culture and race to the forefront of literary conversations with authentic, primary source instructional materials.

Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists (TeachingBooks)

Have ready-to-use vocabulary lists often organized by chapter for the books that you're teaching. Vocabulary lists include definitions, example sentences pulled from each book, and audio pronunciations

Meet-the-Author Movies & More (TeachingBooks)

Meet authors and illustrators anytime in original movies that illuminate the creative process, inspiration, and stories behind award-winning books. Let everyone learn directly from the author when reading the book. See and hear authors and illustrators at work in their own studios. Virtually host award-winning book creators in your library or classroom, anytime. Projectable and edited especially for library and classroom use. Exclusively on (TeachingBooks-Main)

Our online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environments, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.


BBC News

BBC World News is the BBC's international news and current affairs television channel. It has the largest audience of any channel, with an estimated 99 million viewers weekly, part of the estimated 265 million users of the BBC's four main international news services.

CIA World FactBook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is a federal agency that conducts and supports health promotion, prevention, and preparedness activities in the United States, with the goal of improving overall public health.


MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.