Research Databases

List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Academic Search Premier powered by ESBCO logo

Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)

Full-text access to a multidisciplinary database of journal and magazine articles, including back issues, and searchable cited references to a number of other resources.

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Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)

Contains articles about more than a half-million people, living and dead, from around the world. 

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Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book)

The optimal beginner's Spanish-language reference tool. Offers easy-to-read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and activities. 

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Explora Primary Schools

A trustworthy environment for students and educators in grades K through 5 to look up facts for class projects or homework.

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Explora Secondary Schools

Grades 6-12: A far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.

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MAS Ultra - School Edition (EBSCO)

Designed specifically for high-school libraries, this database contains full text for popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more. 

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Middle Search Plus (EBSCO)

Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

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Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this resource provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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Primary Search (EBSCO)

Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children's magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness, and space exploration.

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Science Reference Center (EBSCO)

Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.

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Teachers, librarians, and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

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World Book Advanced

Engage advanced students (ages 14+) and adults with thousands of articles, primary sources, and online books designed to support personalized learning and enhance digital citizenship. Contains up-to-the-minute access to worldwide news publications, government links from numerous countries, and multimedia reference materials.

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World Book Early World of Learning

Interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades, (ages 3-7). Helps build vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and reading fluency.

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World Book Kids

Thousands of colorful illustrations, diagrams, and maps enrich thousands of articles, with teacher guides. Great for ages 6-10.

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World Book Students

Articles include multimedia and related resources to engage students, biographies, and supplemental tools to support cross-curricular studies. Tailored for students ages 10-14.

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