Education

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 Academic Search Elite

Academic Search Elite provides core resource of scholarly information for Academic Institutions and contains full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full text journals.

Book Collection: Nonfiction

A research database that provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. 

  Elementary Edition

This database contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books and includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

 Middle School Edition

This database contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books and includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, and more.

 High School Edition

This database contains searchable full text for more than 2,450 popular nonfiction books and includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, sports, technology, music, science, history, and more

Career Education & Learning

Special reports concerning education around the world; this site collects articles and information about educational developments from all over.

 ERIC

The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.

Everfi: Education for the Real World

EverFi

 

EVERFI empowers teachers to bring critical skills education into their classrooms.  With digital lessons focused on topics like financial literacy, entrepreneurship, STEM exploration, and health & wellness, EVERFI helps schools and educators prepare their students to be successful in the real world.  Thanks to hundreds of partners who share this mission, EVERFI provides these resources to K-12 schools and students free of charge.

To sign up with EVERFI, please email everfi@ccld.us with your name, email address, what you would like to name your school, and how many children will be in your classroom.  We will setup your classroom and email you your class code that will be used to login into your classroom.  Once you receive your code, please use the following instructions to login to your account: Student Registration.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Explora-Elementary 

This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities.  This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials.  Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition, Primary Search, and Topic Overviews K-5.

 Explora-General Research and eBooks

This database is designed specifically for general research in a public library, graphically rich, and provides access to a wide range of materials.  

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School and Middle School Editions, MasterFILE Premier, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews Public Libraries, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete.

 Explora-High School

This database is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities, graphically rich, and provides access to age-appropriate materials.  

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School and Middle School Editions, MAS Ultra-School Edition, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete, Middle Search Plus.

 Explora-Middle School 

This database is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities, with a graphically rich interface, and provides access to age-appropriate materials.

Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Topic Overview 6-12, Science Reference Center, Newspaper Source.

 Explora Educators Edition 

Find more than 2,100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.  This collection provides focus on education by providing full text for over 500 high-quality education journals.  Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards, and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Databases Searched: Academic Search Elite and Professional Development Collection.

 Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Lynda.com

 

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, sotftware, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.  Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.  For 20 years, Lynda.com has helped students, leaders, IT, and design pros, project managers - anyone in any role - develop software, creative, business skills.  Now part of LlinkedIn, Lynda.com serve more than 10,000 organizations.  With tutorials in five languages, Lynda.com is a global platform for success.

 LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library is designed to help people succeed on the tests they must pass to gain citizenship, improve their testing skills, or to further their career or education.  Over 300 online academic and licensing practice tests including: SAT, AGT, GRE, HiSET, LSAT, Advanced Placement, civil service, military, real estate, law enforcement, citizenship, TOEFL, ESL, and basic skills for elementary, middle and high school skills improvement, and so much more.  Test preparation materials span ages from elementary through adult.  This testing resource also provides instant scoring and customized feedback.

 MAS Ultra-School Edition

This database is designed specifically for high school libraries and contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific America, Smithsonian, etc.  All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and more than 360 reference books, (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts); an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs; and expanded full-text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.

  Middle Search Plus

This database contains full text for more than 140 middle school magazines.  All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals, and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

 Primary Search

This database is specifically designed for elementary school students and contains full text of more than 80 popular elementary school magazines.  All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, providing students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.  This also includes the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin and thousands of relevant photos, maps, and flags.

 Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.

 Science Reference Center

This is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content.  Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.  Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.  This also satisfies the demand for standards-based content by providing teachers and librarians with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.

 Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center provides indexing and abstracts of 280 primarily peer-reviewed periodicals covering Assessments, Best Practices, Continuing Education, Current Pedagogical Research, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Media, Language Arts, Literacy Standards, School Administration, Science & Mathematics, and Teacher Education.