Online Databases

  • Encyclopedia Britannica

    Traditional encyclopedia with articles, images and links to additional editor-selected websites.

    Gale Kids InfoBits

    Kid friendly resource that covers popular subject categories including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology and more.

    National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic Kids includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. High-quality informational texts are available for primary, upper elementary, and middle school English Language Arts, social studies, and science classrooms.

    Worldbook Online

    World Book Kids offers thousands of media-rich encyclopedia articles that are carefully selected and edited to suit the educational level of users.  World Book Kids includes maps, an online dictionary, pictures, audio clips, and even links to editor-selected websites to provide further information about selected topics. 

    SIRS Discoverer

    General reference resource for students in grades 4-8. 

    NOVEL - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library

    NOVEL is a statewide virtual library containing a variety of resources for student research. You can find full-text articles from general academic sources as well as subject specific sources.

    Exploring Nature

    Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

    Video tutorial