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Academic OneFile

Includes full-text and abstracts of scholarly, trade, and general-interest periodicals covering current events, general sciences and technology, social sciences, arts, and humanities.



Amazing Animals

Amazing Animals of the World is like a virtual trip to the zoo with engaging and interactive information on over 1,200 animals. This resource is perfect for the younger students in grades 1 to 4.



America the Beautiful

A unique fact-filled, interest-driven research tool for learning more on the United States, noted Americans and U.S. history. America the Beautiful is an excellent resource for students in grade 4 and above.



American Government

Connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries.



American History

A bibliographic resource that provides a robust source of information focusing on the history and life of the United States and Canada



Ancient Civs Egypt

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Greece

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Rome

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Business Insights

Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.



Career Cruising

An interactive career planning tool designed to help students to explore different career options, manage course selections online--and plan various pathways to meet the requirements for their desired career path.







Current Biography

Accurate, up-to-date biographies, drawn from newspaper and magazine articles, as well as from books. The views of the subject are offered, along with the commentaries of journalists and colleagues.



CyberSmarts

A unique collection of five Interactive eBooks, gives students grades 3-6 hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.



Encyclopedia Americana

General reference resource that serves the needs of high schools students through adult.



FactCite American History

Articles on people, places, and events in American History.



FactCite Essential Biographies

Biographies, including presidents of the United States, explorers, authors, inventors, African-American leaders, notable people from Colonial America and the Revolutionary War eras, and notable women



FactCite Essential Information

Covers most areas of the curriculum, including world and American literature, world and American history, government and government documents, physical sciences, biology, social science, and countries of the world.



FactCite Mythology

Greek and Roman gods, goddesses, heroes, places, and other aspects of Greek and Roman mythology.



FactCite Science

Illustrated coverage of the Elements, Planets, Ecosystems, Animals, and Plants. For grades 4 to 9.



Gale Databases

Gale resource portal.



Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.



Gannett Newspapers

Access to a collection of regional Gannett Newspapers including the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.



Grolier Encyclopedia

Quick reference with media for middle school and higher.



GV Ebooks

A collection of Mackin Ebooks available from the GVEP Media Library.



Health Reference Center

This multi-source database provides access to the full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus the wide variety of personal health information sources.



Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society

Authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring, significant, and timely issues



Kids InfoBits

A general reference resource for primary and elementary.



Lands and People

Provides the most up-to-date information on countries, cultures and current events for students in grade 6 and above.



Litfinder

Over 80,000 authors’ works appear, representing all time periods, taken from literary journals, books, anthologies and collections.



NBC Learn K-12

Provides thousands of historic news reports, current events stories, original stories, primary source documents, and other digital media.



New Book of Popular Science

Provides the latest in-depth science, health, and technology research and news for students in grade 6 and above.



Noodle Tools

An online research tool to track your sources, take notes, create outlines, collaborate with classmates, and format and print your bibliography.



Nueva Enciclopedia

Spanish language resources, featuring up-to-date information with a Latin-American perspective.



Opposing Viewpoints

Facts and arguments on current events topics and social issues.



PebbleGo Animals

Research information that supports animal classification, behaviors and habitats.



PebbleGo Biographies

Research information on the lives of important inventors, explorers, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, women and more.



PebbleGo Science

Research information that supports Earth Science, seasons, weather, and space.



PebbleGo Social Studies

Research information about the world around you including families, maps and holidays.



PK Earth and Space

Inspires elementary and middle school learners about key earth and space science topics including earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, energy and matter, landforms, maps, natural disasters, rocks and minerals, environmental issues, the scientific method, space, water, and weather and climate.



PK Life Science

Inspires elementary and middle school learners about key life science topics including animals; classification; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; green living; habitats and ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival and adaptation.



PK Physical Science

Informs and inspires learners about key physical science topics including atoms and molecules; elements and the periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement.



Research in Context

Created for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines Gale reference content with age-appropriate videos, periodicals, primary sources, and more



Soundzabound

Soundzabound royalty free music.



Spotlight on NY

A well-researched overview of the Empire State, including its geography, history, and industries.



Student Resources

Full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted website



Teaching Books

Discover online multimedia resources. Bring books and authors to life.



Teen CyberSmarts

Interactive eBooks for grades 7-12 will simulate a real-life Internet experience within the safety of an instructional, guided, and fun platform.



The New Book of Knowledge

Grolier's New Book of Knowledge encyclopedia.



Tumble Book Library

Ebook collection that includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English such as French and Spanish, graphic novels and math stories. Supporting materials includes lesson plans, quizzes, educational games and puzzles related to both math and language skills.



World Book Ebooks

A collection includes highly illustrated, engaging titles that support a span of curriculum areas and reading levels.



World Geography: Understanding a Changing World

Develops global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.



World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras

Ranging from the dawn of prehistory, through the great ancient empires, to the beginning of the Renaissance, this unique online resource explores history in every corner of the globe.