Research Databases

  • World Book Early World of Learning

    Three interactive learning environments for preschoolers and children in early grades. "Trek's Travels" offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more. "Welcome to Reading" develops and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. "Know It" offers a richly visual first encyclopedia.

  • World Book Spanish

    This is part of World Book Online Reference Center that is a Spanish-Language encyclopedia called Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. It contains 2,200 articles and more than 600 illustrations. The Spanish Student Discovery Encyclopedia is organized so that the student can find information quickly and easily.

     

  • ERIC

    ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is essential too for education researchers of all kinds. ERIC contains records and links to hundreds of thousands of full-text documents. It includes records for a variety of source types, including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, dissertations and policy papers.

  • Explora

    Makes research easy with a simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents. Uses easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to inspire research ideas. Includes 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency.

  • Explora: Primary Schools

    Designed with students and educators in grades K through 5 in mind, Explora Primary Schools provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up facts for class projects or homework. Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research. Uses reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content and Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English.

  • Explora: Secondary Schools

    Designed with students and educators in grades 6 through 12 in mind, Explora Secondary Schools provides a far better alternative to websites and search engines for students to look up articles and facts for research papers or homework.