• Research - Databases
  • For home access to these databases, go this link.
     
    Students: Use your district ID number and the year you were born to login
    Teachers: Use your district ID number and library pin number. Contact library services if you need a pin assigned.
     
  • Click here to search EBSCO Host database Ebsco Host- Searchasaurus, KidSearch, Ebsco Host Research Databases, Student Research Center, and Literary Reference Center
  • Click here to access American West Explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.
  • Click here to access American Indian Histories Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
  • Click here to access Gale databases Thomson Gale: reference materials, magazines and newspaper. Great resource for professional journals.
  • Click here to access Britannica Britannica - Includes Britannica Elementary, Encyclopedia Britannica, Compton's by Britannica, Learning Materials, and Teacher Resources
  • Click here to access maps101
    Maps101 is an interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps.  
  • World and IWorld and I School - an interdisciplinary resource that encompasses a broad range of articles by scholars and experts in their fields. Articles are aligned to each state’s standards for Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science.
  • Online Resources for Teachers
  • Streaming Video Resources  

  • Click here to access Discovery Educaiton Streaming The largest and most current K-12 digital video/video clip library available today
  • Over 11,000 videos, 50,000 video clips, thousands of images
  • 2,000 geography images;
  • 1,500 clip art images;
  • 780 Spanish videos; a few available in Chinese, French, German Italian and Japanese
  • 1,000 closed-caption titles; and
  • 27,000 encyclopedia articles.  

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    PBS LearningMedia - tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia is free for educators. 

  • Click here to acces TeachingBooks.net Teaching Books.net - Engaging Author Programs and K–12 Book Resources Delivered to You — Online, Anytime. Click here for an overview of the TeachingBooks.net site. Click here for introductory movie.