eLibrary Curriculum Edition
A curriculum and reference resource that provides a large general reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed specifically for schools and libraries of all sizes.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were available only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.
LISA: Library and Information Science Abstracts
This database currently abstracts and indexes over 440 periodicals from more than 68 countries and in more than 20 different languages. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval and more.
A large general research database featuring a diverse mix of content including scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, books, newspapers, reports and videos.
ProQuest Research Companion
Developed to help students do more effective research and to assist educators in teaching the basics of the core information literacy principles of finding, evaluating, and using information.
Includes directory listings for over 12 million businesses and 120 million households in the United States.
SIRS Discoverer (formerly eLibrary)
General reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health, and technology. SIRS Discoverer provides editorially-selected, indexed, and curated materials from over 2,100 newspapers, magazines, and websites offering guided research for young researchers.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Background and analysis on 350+ leading issues, providing pros and cons on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.
Search the collections of libraries in this community and around the country to find books, music, movies, etc.
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations – Famous quotes, passages, phrases, and proverbs traced to their sources. Quotations can be searched or browsed by date, author, and keyword.
Merriam-Webster Dictionary – Free online version of the Merriam-Webster English dictionary, with searchable dictionary definitions, thesaurus, and a student dictionary.
Ask Oxford – Searchable online version of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary, as well as thesauri, quotations, foreign language dictionaries, a word of the day, and games.
Old Farmer’s Almanac – Fun and practical information for everyday life including moon calendars, planting charts, recipes, weather predictions, and more.
How Stuff Works – Series of articles that explore the workings of electronics, computers, autos, finances, health, and scientific and social phenomena.
Guiness World Records – Official site of GWR, chronicling all kinds of strange and extreme talents, feats, and accomplishments.