Databases

Why use a database?


britannica logo Britannica School (Britannica)  Britannica School offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate encyclopedias. Choose from three user-friendly learning entry points — Elementary, Middle, and High School —for a wealth of unique content to explore. Nonfiction, cross-curricular content in Britannica School is updated daily by our 100+-member editorial team with new and revised articles and multimedia — at least 1,200 pieces of content per month — to keep users informed and engaged. Audience: K-12


learning zone logo  Britannica Learning Zone (Britannica)  An interactive atlas, online art activities, interactive games and learning materials, audio and video, and vocabulary builders teach concepts that children are curious about, such  as geography, numbers, colors, time, and sounds. Audience: elementary


explora logo  Explora (EBSCO)  Engaging interface for schools and public libraries. Provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books. Audience: elementary school through high school


gale logo  GALE Kids InfoBits  Designed to help students complete school assignments and find general information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. The database offers full text articles from 325 magazines, newspapers, and reference books most often selected by libraries for this age group. Audience: middle through high school