Online Databases


eBooks

ABDO Digital (all levels)
This small collection of eBooks for elementary, middle and senior features ease of use, table of contents, keyword searching, and bookmarking. It is interactive board compatable and is compatable with both Mac and PC.

TumbleBooks (Elementary)
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy or reading in a format they'll love. Tumblebooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. This collection includes books in Spanish, reading comprehension quizzes, puzzles and games, and teacher resources. The entire website can also be viewed in Spanish.

Encyclopedias

WorldBook Online Reference Center
Designed for diverse ages, reading levels & learning styles the WB Web includes WB Kids, WB Student, WB Advanced, Discover for differentiated instruction/learning, two Spanish encyclopedias: Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, & Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica, a French encyclopedia: L'Encyclopédie Découverte, & Dramatic Learning which builds reading fluency, content comprehension & improves standardized test scores. Content & key features include hundreds of thousands of encyclopedia articles, primary source & e-book collections, literary criticisms, videos, an  interactive dictionary & atlas, Florida state standards, teacher tools, pathfinders, a biography center, science projects, magazines, world newspaper links, citation & timeline builders, text to speech capabilities, translation into 30 languages, & individual accounts for saving research from the WB Web & external sources.

General Reference

Florida Choices (Secondary)
The career exploration and information system from bridges.com for the State of Florida.

Florida Electronic Library (All)
It's homework help galore with a wide array of reliable, easy-to-use online resources for elementary, middle school and high school needs.

TeachingBooks.net (All)
If you read fiction and nonfiction books in any discipline or setting, TeachingBooks.net's database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.

Periodical Indexes

eLibrary Science
eLibrary Science offers laser-focused science content and tools along with unique video and dozens of manipulatives found in no other online science reference product.

ERIC (Professional)
A nationwide information network, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, designed to provide ready access to education literature. The ERIC database is the world's largest index to journal articles and documents in education, containing over 1,000,000 citations.

Infobase Learning (Facts-on-File) (Secondary)
Extensive resources such as Science Online, Bloom's Literature, American History Online, Genetics On-File, Modern World History Online, African-American History Online, World Geography and Culture Online, plus many other curriculum related databases. See what's new in the history databases.

Gale
Fully integrated databases which includes the Literature Resource Center, Student Resource Center Gold, Kids InfoBits, Sources in U.S. History and Artemis, Literary Sources.

Kids InfoBits (Elementary)
Designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with an engaging, age appropriate interface, premier reference content and the best magazines for elementary students, Kids InfoBits makes learning fun!

SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer, an award-winning general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers in grades 1-9, makes learning fun. Discoverer helps students develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills.

SIRS Knowledge Source (Secondary)
SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS) is a comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher®, SIRS Government Reporter®, SIRS Renaissance®. Updated daily and fully lexiled, SIRS Knowledge Source provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. Full-text articles and Internet resources are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international publications and respected organizations