Fiction to read for pleasure and nonfiction to read for research.
BrainPopThis link opens in a new windowLearn about your body, space, science and health. Have your homework questions answered with a movie, ask for advice, or just browse and learn.
CultureGramsThis link opens in a new windowCultureGrams™ is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world.
Encyclopedia BritannicaThis link opens in a new windowThe joy of learning, at home or on the go. Whether you need homework help, background for a business proposal, or you simply want to learn, Britannica delivers trusted information wherever you want it, wherever you need it, in new and enjoyable ways.
Explora PrimaryThis link opens in a new windowSimple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research.
FactCiteThis link opens in a new windowFactCite Lincoln Library Online supports student research at school or from anywhere! Here is information about accessing award-winning FactCite: Lincoln Library Online, a collection of research databases from Lincoln Library Press!
History Reference CenterThis link opens in a new windowDesigned for academic research, this database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books. This content comes from leading history publishers such as Branden Publishing, Compass Point Books, Houghton Mifflin, Lerner Publishing Group, Mason Crest Publishers, Morgan Reynolds Inc., Oliver Press, Oxford University Press, Rourke Publishing LLC, Salem Press, Stackpole Books, and Toucan Valley Publications.
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Kids DiscoverThis link opens in a new windowKids Discover is an educational publisher that produces high-interest nonfiction reading for children ages 6-14. Science and social studies articles are leveled easy, medium, or hard. Log in with the classcode in the password document linked above.
Kids InfoBitsThis link opens in a new windowKids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. The modern design and simple navigation makes it easy for users to explore content and gain comfort with database searching.
Time for KidsTIME for Kids has published a weekly magazine for elementary school students.
WebPath ExpressThis link opens in a new windowWebPath Express is a safe, credible and fun educational search tool for PreK-12 students and teachers. WebPath Express integrates more than 85,000 trustworthy, relevant websites into your library catalog while filtering out questionable and irrelevant content.
2500 free ebooks from the World Book Encyclopaedia during school shutdown.
World History In ContextThis link opens in a new windowWorld History In Context takes learners from the ancient world to today's headlines, delivering a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content put this vast topic into context for students.