Resources for Students
Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia with over entries covering a wide variety of subject areas.
MAS Ultra – School Edition
Designed especially for high school students, contains research informaiton from popular magazines, reference books, biographies, primary source documents, maps, photos and more.
Middle Search Plus
Great for middle-school homework help. Provides full text articles from more than 140 popular middle school magazines as well as thousands of biographies and historical essays.
Novelist K – 8 Plus
Find book recommendations for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews.
Designed specifically for elementary school students, provides online access to popular elementary school magazines and encyclopedic entries written for kids.
Points of View Reference
Overviews,essays, articles and point & counterpoint arguments that present multiple sides of current issues.
A project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, StoryBlocks.org is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to model to parents, caregivers, and library staff some songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Each video clip includes helpful early literacy tips to increase caregivers’ understanding of child development and pre-literacy needs.
Explore social, political and economic issues,scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
Tumblebook Library is an online collectoin of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. There are books in Spanish and French as well as games, puzzles and more.