Research

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ABCmouse is the leading and most comprehensive digital early learning resource for children ages 2–8. ABCmouse encompasses all key academic subject areas, including literacy, math, science, health,...
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America's News (via NewsBank) A comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
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The easiest way to keep track of all the books you read. When you create a Beanstack account for yourself or your family, you are instantly connected to our seasonal reading programs.  When the...
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Find historical and contemporary biographies from around the world. 
Book Connections
Book Connections is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.
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Watch and read -- video storybooks of classic children’s books are paired with a related nonfiction e-book.
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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images,...
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California K-12 Content
CultureGrams
CultureGrams provides country and state reports that deliver a perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
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Register here first to borrow digital magazines: Rolling Stone, The Economist, Popular Mechanics, Wired, US Weekly and more!
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Log in with your library card number to choose from thousands of fiction and nonfiction e-books. Not Kindle compatible.
The EBSCO eBook Collection is a collection of over 700 selected reference eBooks added to the Masterfile and Explora databases. These eBooks can be directly accessed through this link or found by...
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enki California Digital Library
Escolar
A Spanish-language resource for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish
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Full-text magazine & newspaper articles for middle school homework.
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Magazine articles, biographies and images on a variety of topics, for students in grades K-8. Library card and pin required when outside the library.
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Hoopla is a one stop shop for your streaming digital media needs. Collections included in this platform are Comics, Music, TV, Movies, Audiobooks, and eBooks in all genres and age groups.
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Patrons may use any image included on ImageQuest™ for personal non-commercial (not for...
JSTOR
JSTOR is a selective digital library of academic content. This limited time offer includes access to an abbreviated collection of JSTOR content.
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Learn 60 foreign languages and 17 English courses taught in the user’s native tongue.
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Books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children
NoveList K-8
For Kids: Find your next great read! For Teachers: Great resource for Common Core connections!
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With thousands of E-Books and Audiobooks in all areas of fiction and nonfiction to choose from there is always something to read. Overdrive never closes with 24 hour access to check out, return books...
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A streaming collection of Great Courses Instructional videos and ASL Signed Stories videos available on the OverDrive platform. 
ProQuest eLibrary
More than 11,000 Research Topics pages deliver information on a vast array of people, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events, broad curricular themes and much more.
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San Francisco Chronicle (via NewsBank)
School Center
School center is a part of LearningExpress Library focusing on resources to help school aged students develop subject skills in elementary, middle and high school.
SIRS Discoverer
A general reference database for upper elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas such as reading, language arts, science, social studies, history,...
SIRS® Issues Researcher
A resource for pro/con issues assignments offering background and analysis on 360+ leading issues
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Thousands of resources to explore fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment. 
Maps and Animals
Articles, photos, and maps of habitat areas of animals around the world.