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Library Resources for Students

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Elementary School Students

Find library resources and databases to help you find a book, finish your homework, and more.

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Middle School Students

Find library resources and databases to help you find a book, finish your homework or a school project, and more.

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High School Students

Find library resources and databases to help you find a book, finish your research paper, and more.

Homework Help

GALILEO Kids

GALILEO Kids has it all – newspaper articles, pictures, encyclopedia entries, and more. This should be your first stop for all your homework needs! You’ll need the GALILEO password to enter. Log in HERE to get the GALILEO password.

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary is EBSCO’s interface designed for elementary students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for Elementary includes:

  • American Heritage Children’s Dictionary
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • History Reference Center
  • Primary Search

Explora for Middle School

Explora for Middle School is EBSCO’s interface designed for middle school students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for Middle School includes:

  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • TOPICsearch

Explora for High School

Explora for High School is EBSCO’s interface designed for high school students. Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range.

Explora for High School includes:

  • Advanced Placement Source
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Business Source Complete
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • ERIC
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • TOPICsearch
  • Vocational and Career Collection

Explora for Public Libraries

Explora for Public Libraries is EBSCO’s interface designed for public library patrons. Users can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g., magazines, news, biographies, etc.).

Explora for Public Libraries includes:

  • Advanced Placement Source
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
  • Business Source Complete
  • Columbia Encyclopedia
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • ERIC
  • Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
  • GreenFILE
  • Health Source – Consumer Edition
  • History Reference Center
  • Literary Reference Center
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MasterFILE Elite
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Newspaper Source
  • Primary Search
  • TOPICsearch
  • Vocational and Career Collection

Student Resources in Context

Student Resources in Context offers reference material including more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.

Learning Programs and Test Preparation

Gale Courses

The Gale Courses program offers you access to hundreds of instructor-led online courses covering everything from health and wellness to creative writing, computer programming, GED test preparation, and much more. Gale Courses courses are developed by expert instructors, many currently working at universities around the country, and have continuous enrollment dates. Each individual course is offered online for six weeks and features 12 lessons with online discussions, homework, quizzes, and a final exam.

Catalog listings include courses on:

  • Accounting
  • Art
  • Creating web pages
  • Health and wellness
  • Homeschooling
  • Grant writing
  • Parenting
  • Photography
  • Project management
  • Writing
  • …and more

Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator provides personalized, step-by-step job search assistance – from exploring and matching suitable occupations from over 1,000 detailed occupation profiles to finding available jobs from a database of over 5 million up-to-date job postings. With Job & Career Accelerator, you can easily create professional and effective resumes and cover letters, master interviewing and networking techniques, improve your work skills, and prepare for occupation-related exams. It also helps you plan, tailor, and track your progress for multiple job searches while providing expert advice and tips at every step of the way.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

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Get one-to-one, online, on-demand K-12 homework help for free with your library card number or Library PASS account. Online tutors are available daily from 9 am - 11 pm; and academic resources are available 24/7!