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Downloadable Resource Guides:

Library Databases for Kindergarten-5th Grade Students(PDF, 731KB)

Library Databases for 6th to 8th Grade Students(PDF, 421KB)

Biography Reference Center
A comprehensive collection of full-text biographies, including biographical reference collections and magazines.  
Brainfuse HelpNow
24/7 tutoring across all K-12 subjects in English, Spanish and French. Includes ELL/ESL support and foreign language assistance.   
Britannica Escolar
El sitio al que acudir para aprender más sobre cualquier tema en Español.
Britannica School
The go-to site for learning more about any subject!
CA Fact Cards
Fact Cards are a series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. The topics covered by Fact Cards are those California, United States, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum in California.
CC Kids
Crash Course Kids is a YouTube channel all about grade school science, beginning with 5th grade. Explore Earth and Physical Science, Biology, Geography, Engineering, and Astronomy.
Unique cultural information provided by natives and long-term residents on daily life and social customs around the world. 
EBSCO Academic Search Complete
An enormous collection of full-text journals covering a broad range of academic study.
Evaluating Information
Resources to help identify reliable sources of news and other information.
Age-appropriate content from the world's leading magazines and reference books.
Put kids into the action with these civics games. All games can be played in 30-45 minutes.
A free online almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, and homework help for students in 4th-12th grades.
Khan Academy
Learn almost anything — for free! With a library of over 2,800 videos covering math, science and engineering, computing, arts and humanities, economics and finance, test prep, and more.
Learning Express Library
Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
National Geographic Kids
Hundreds of free, trustworthy resources to help students of all ages with geography, social studies, history and more, including research guides!
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A comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
PBS Learning Media
Explore a wide range of interactive video lessons available to students and teachers on PBS Learning Media. *Students must create free account with email address to access. *
ProQuest eLibrary
A massive collection ofdigitized newspapers,magazines and images.
Read It!
A multi-purpose information resource covering a wide range of subject areas written for middle and high school students’ interest level. Disponible en español.
Referencia Latina
Esta base de datos de texto completo en español cubre una amplia gama de temas dentro y fuera de la academia.
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SIRS Discoverer
An enormous collection of full-text journals covering a broad range of academic study.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Selected articles and graphics on the enduring and talked-about issues of the day.
Explore weather wonders, stuff in the sky, and climate change in fun and interactive ways using short articles, games, storybooks, and videos. Best suited for ages 5-10.
Smithsonian Online
Features collections, stories, video and more from around the Smithsonian Institution Museums.
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Personalized online tutoring and drop-off review services for writing and math in English and Spanish. Live one-to-one help is available Every day from 1:00pm to 10:00pm PST
World Book - Discover
Foundational content on a variety of topics in a format specifically developed for students reading below grade level.
World Book - Early Learning
The perfect tool for pre- and emergent readers to explore independently or learn with an adult.
World Book - Timelines
A growing
collection of unique and customizable timelines.