Children & Student Databases

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Sort TitleSubject AreaDatabase (Home Access)DescriptionIn-Library AccessProvider
Access ScienceScience, Encyclopedias, Children & Student DatabasesAccess ScienceAccessScience offers easy access to all the articles, fully illustrated, from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, research updates from the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks, thousands of illustrations, and the latest Science News headlines, biographies, and more. Appropriate for researchers and students.McGraw-Hill
AtoZ The USAChildren & Student Databases, History/GovernmentAtoZ The USAAtoZ the USA comprises 56 US state and territory guides of 146 topics each. USA country data covers 104 categories.World Trade Press
BookFlixChildren & Student Databases, eBooksBookFlixThis online literacy resource pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction from trusted Scholastic imprints.HWPL internal linkScholastic
Britannica Academic EditionChildren & Student Databases, EncyclopediasBritannica Academic EditionIncludes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.Encyclopaedia Britannica
Britannica SchoolChildren & Student Databases, EncyclopediasBritannica SchoolA source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities. Available at three levels--elementary, middle, and high.Encyclopaedia Britannica
CountryWatch Youth EditionChildren & Student DatabasesCountryWatch Youth EditionThis version of Country Watch is tailored to young students exploring the countries of the world and global events. It includes a combination of background information on specific countries, current events coverage, a guide to the formation of countries within global context, as well as curriculum-based resources, and colorful international images.HWPL Internal LinkCountryWatch
CreativebugArt/Antiques, Children & Student Databases, Streaming VideoCreativebugCreativebug is the number one inspirational resource for DIY, crafters, and makers and has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.Joann
Daily Life Through History/Daily Life In AmericaHistory/Government, Children & Student DatabasesDaily Life Through History/Daily Life In AmericaDiscover the everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful for students and researchers.ABC-CLIO
Driving TestsAutomotive, Test Preparation, Children & Student Databases, Community InformationDriving TestsDriving-Tests.org contains free permit practice tests written by experts available to anyone who wants to study, along with online copies of official New York State DMV tests and handbooks.Drivingtest.org, NYS DMV
eLibrary Elementary e-bookseBooks, Children & Student DatabaseseLibrary Elementary e-booksProvides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage information.ProQuest
Explora Educator's EditionChildren & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Educator's EditionExplora is EBSCO's engaging new interface for students, teachers, and librariansEBSCO
Explora Elementary StudentChildren & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Elementary StudentFor elementary school students. With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sportsEBSCO
Explora LibraryChildren & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora LibraryFor students and adults. Let your research take flight with Explora, the place to find information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects.EBSCO
Explora Secondary StudentChildren & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesExplora Secondary StudentFor middle school and high school students. With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sportsEBSCO
FreedomFlixChildren & Student Databases, History/Government, eBooksFreedomFlixPublished by Scholastic, Inc., this online resource combines eBooks with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text.HWPL Internal LinkScholastic
Gale In Context: High SchoolChildren & Student DatabasesGale In Context: High SchoolA fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, full-text coverage of over 750 magazines, newspapers, over 20,000 photographs and illustrations, and more than 8 hours of audio and video clips.Gale
Gale In Context: Opposing ViewpointsTopical Controversies, Children & Student DatabasesGale In Context: Opposing ViewpointsThis online resource covers today's hottest social issues, from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. Opposing Viewpoints in Context helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.Gale
Health Reference Series OnlineHealth And Medicine, Science, Children & Student DatabasesHealth Reference Series OnlineThe Health Reference Series provides basic medical information for patients, families, caregivers, and the general public. Each volume takes a particular topic and provides comprehensive coverage.Omnigraphics
Issues & ControversiesTopical Controversies, Children & Student DatabasesIssues & ControversiesAllows the user to explore more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture.Infobase/Facts On File
Kids InfobitsChildren & Student DatabasesKids InfobitsAn authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of topics for young learners.Gale
Learning Express 3.0Test Preparation, Education & Careers, Children & Student DatabasesLearning Express 3.0The LearningExpress platform provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement, including test prep (ACT, SAT, GED, etc.), computer skills, resume writing, and more.EBSCO
MangoLanguage Instruction, Children & Student DatabasesMangoMango Languages' PhD-created and linguist-approved software teaches real conversations in over 60 languages and makes it fun; no snoozefests here.Mango
Method Test PrepTest Preparation, Streaming, Children & Student Databases, Education & CareersMethod Test PrepOnline ACT and SAT Test Prep: Comprehensive self-paced program proven to raise scoresRBDigital Recorded Books
NoveList K-8 PlusLiterature, Children & Student DatabasesNoveList K-8 PlusNoveList K-8 Plus is a comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction that supports elementary and middle school curriculums.EBSCO
PronunciatorLanguage Instruction, ESL, Children & Student DatabasesPronunciatorPronunciator is a language-learning and ESL service.Pronunciator
Pronunciator en EspanolLanguage Instruction, ESL, Children & Student Databases, Spanish Databases (en Espanol)Pronunciator en EspanolPronunciator is a language-learning and ESL service.Pronunciator
Scholastic GO!Children & Student Databases, Multidisciplinary DatabasesScholastic GO!Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO!® offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic/Grolier
Science OnlineScience, Children & Student DatabasesScience OnlinePresents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.Infobase/Facts On File
ScienceFlixChildren & Student Databases, eBooksScienceFlixWelcome to ScienceFlix, Scholastic's new online curriculum supplement that combines standards-driven leveled content, interactive features, and intuitive navigation into a single, highly engaging iPad/tablet-ready product.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic
Sesame Street eBooksChildren & Student Databases, eBooksSesame Street eBooksYou can make story time extra engaging with bright pages, audio narration, interactivity, animation, and more. You'll get access to more than one hundred eBooks to read online. New eBooks will be added to your bookshelf periodically throughout the year so you'll always have something new to look forward to.HWPL Internal AccessSesame Street
TeenBookCloudChildren & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTeenBookCloudTeenBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books!Tumblebooks
TrueFlixChildren & Student DatabasesTrueFlixTrueFlix is an online resource that combines award-winning True Books content with reading supports and a deep and diverse collection of related videos, images, Web links, and text. TrueFlix is based on the True Books print series published by Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Library Publishing. TrueFlix is published by Scholastic Inc., with editorial development, content management, and engineering provided by Scholastic Digital Learning Solutions.HWPL Internal AccessScholastic
Tumblebook LibraryChildren & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTumblebook LibraryAn online collection of animated, talking picture books, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources.Tumblebooks
TumbleBookCloud JuniorChildren & Student Databases, Literature, eBooksTumbleBookCloud JuniorTumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.Tumblebooks
Tutor.comChildren & Student Databases, Test Preparation, Education & CareersTutor.comTutor.com is a highly-rated online learning service that provides one-to-one tutoring, test preparation and online resources for learners of all ages.Tutor.com
World Book Bolt BooksChildren & Student Databases, eBooksWorld Book BOLT BooksBOLT is a collection of eBooks for reluctant readers featuring appealing topics and carefully prepared text, infographics and attention-commanding photos designed to draw in young readers with accessible leveled text that will help even the most challenged readers understand the material and enjoy reading.World Book
World Book EncyclopediaEncyclopedias, Children & Student DatabasesWorld Book EncyclopediaWorld Book Research Librariestakes users to a another part of the World Book Online Reference Center containing a collection of research libraries. The libraries form a huge collection of original source material and the works of great thinkers and writers. The content of the libraries provides great research support for students using the World Book Online Reference Center.HWPL Internal LinkWorld Book

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