All of these databases can be accessed from home or at the Library. You can find full text articles, most of which can then be saved to your computer or portable device, emailed, or printed for your convenience.

Research Articles, Books, & More

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Explora for Kids & Teens
Start here to find sources to cite for a paper or personal research. Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. Watch the Tutorial

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Are you looking for sources on history to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial

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Middle Search Plus 

Search more than 140 popular middle school magazines. All articles are assigned a Lexile score. Thousands of biographies and a collection of images are also included. Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager. Watch the Tutorial 

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Search more than 70 elementary school magazines. All articles include a Lexile score. Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial 

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Are you looking for sources on science to cite for a paper or personal research? Search for your subject, then limit your results to peer-reviewed, full text articles. You can also limit results to a particular date range. Copy and paste a citation in MLA, APA, Chicago/Turabian, and more formats, or export it to a citation manager.  Watch the Tutorial

 

Tutoring, Skills Building, Practice Tests

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A complete online tutoring system with study tools for grades Kindergarten through college. Get online help from a live tutor using chat and whiteboard technology, practice with flash cards and skills building lessons, take a practice test, or submit your paper to the Writing Lab for suggestions.

 

Looking for a Good Book to Read

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NoveList K-8 Plus features read-alikes and information about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

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