Explore Databases

ABC-CLIO 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.



ABC-CLIO American History

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



ABC-CLIO 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



ABC-CLIO 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.



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.



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.



BrainPOP

Videos, activities and games covering: science, social studies, english, math, engineering & tech, health, arts and music.



Britannica Elementary

Look for people, places, and things. Watch and learn with videos and animations. Have fun with games and activities.



Britannica High School

Get quick facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Start research projects with multiple resources in one place. Find multimedia to use in projects and presentations.



Britannica Middle

Find fast answers and homework help. Explore videos and articles on famous people and places. Discover maps, photos, and illustrations for school projects.



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.



Culture Grams

Concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations



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.



Enciclopedia Estudiantil

Beginner’s Spanish language general reference tool.





Explora Educator's Edition

Highlighted content from Explora relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.





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.



FreedomFlix

Grades 6-9 FreedomFlix includes: Dynamic e-books with embedded popups and a read-aloud option-engaging videos that build on the “living history” theme-related content that provides opportunities for further research.



Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.



Gale Databases

Gale resource portal.



Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.



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.



Kids InfoBits

A general reference resource for primary and elementary.



Noodle Tools

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



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.



Primary Search

Primary resources using an a traditional text interface.



Research in Context

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



ScienceFlix

Engaging videos to build background knowledge and introduce the topic and key vocabulary.



Soundzabound

Soundzabound royalty free music.



Spotlight on American Colonies

Explore what life was like as the American colonies started and grew, including where colonists lived, whom they traded with, and how they survived. Learn about important figures and industries in colonial history, as well as the many struggles colonists faced.



Spotlight on American History

Explore the extraordinary history of the United States and the people, places, and events that helped shape our young nation. Discover the causes and significance of key events in American history and the beginnings of our government.



Spotlight on Kids Can Code

How can we use computational thinking in everyday life? Learn to create apps, games, and animations, too while learning concepts like algorithms, Boolean logic, and conditionals.



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.



Teen Health and Wellness

Nonjudgmental, straightforward info for middle and high school covering diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and more.



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 Advanced

High school reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.



World Book Discover

Reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video on curriculum-related topics and subjects.



World Book Ebooks

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



World Book Kids

Online general general resource developed especially for young students.



World Book Student

Elementary and middle school general reference resource.