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Research Resources

Electronic Databases
Electronic databases and resources available for student research.
Usernames and Passwords available at the library.

Teaching Book an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. This online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.


More than 300 full text and secondary databases are available via EBSCO host

World Book Online

World Book Advanced

Designed for high school and college students, World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedic, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

World Book Student

Includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.


Provides students and teachers with convenient Web-based access to, and user-friendly search of, unique news and information databases comprised of primary sources published around the world.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Online delivers fast and easy access to high-quality, comprehensive information. The rich combination of the insightful Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research all from one database.