Explore Databases

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.



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.



BrainPop Espanol

Videos, actividades y juegos que abarcan: ciencias, estudios sociales, Inglés, matemáticas, ingeniería y tecnología, salud, artes y música.



Business Insights

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



CultureWatch

A combination of background information on specific countries, current events coverage, and a guide to the formation of countries within global context.



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.



Early World of Learning

A visual interactive encyclopedia for PK-3.



Enciclopedia Estudiantil

Beginner’s Spanish language general reference tool.



Encyclopedia Americana

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





Explora Educator's Edition

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



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.



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.



New Book of Popular Science

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



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.



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



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.



Twayne Author Series

Full text of 200 frequently used Twayne Literary Masters books on individual World, US, or English authors.



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.