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Elementary School: General

Credo Reference contains the full text of over 240 major reference works including: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and a host of subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature.

Gale Virtual Reference Library gives access to full text e-book versions of encyclopedias and other reference sources in a variety of subjects including; business, environment, history, literature, medicine, religion, and science. You may search a single book or the whole collection.

Grolier Online - Kids A kid friendly place to search the Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge, and America the Beautiful, as well as, magazines and web sites.

Dictionaries, The Encyclopedia of Animals, biographies, newspaper and magazine articles are in Searchasaurus.

Worldbook Online - includes the online version of the popular World Book Encyclopedia.

eLibrary Elementary

 

Elementary School: History

America the Beautiful includes state by state histories and current events.

Daily Life Through History gives a detailed portrayal of life for ordinary people in different cultures and countries throughout history.

Elementary School: Magazines

Searchasaurus has magazine articles plus dictionaries.

Middle & High School: General

Credo Reference contains the full text of over 240 major reference works including: dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, books of quotations and a host of subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature.

Grolier Online - Adults For older students and adults - searches four encyclopedias at once; the Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, New Book of Knowledge and America the Beautiful.

Opposing Viewpoints covers today’s hottest social issues, from Terrorism to Endangered Species, Stem Cell Research to Gun Control. Resources include: over 9,000 pro and con viewpoint articles; 5,000 topic overviews; more than 140 full-text magazines, journals and newspapers (over 2 million articles), and much more.

Fold3 (formerly Footnote)Fold3 provides access to almost 64 million digitized historical images. It is able to bring you many never-before-seen historic documents through partnerships with The National Archives, the Library of Congress and other institutions.

Salem History includes:

  • The Fifties in America
  • The Sixties in America
  • The Seventies in America
  • Historical Encyclopedia of American Business
  • Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 c.e.
  • Great Events from History: The Middle Ages, 477-1453
  • Great Events from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600
  • Great Lives from History: Renaissance & Early Modern Era, 1454-1600
  • Milestone Documents of World Religions

LearningExpress Library
Features timed, online practive tests. Practice exams for many academic, civil service, college preparation, computer and general education skills.

Before using Learning Express (practice tests, computer program tutorials, etc.), you must set up a user account with your Emma Clark Library card barcode as the username and a password of your choosing. Then, each time you want to use LearningExpress just log in with your library barcode and password.

Student Research Center A source created specifically to help middle school students search for assignment information

Middle & High School: History

Daily Life Through History gives a detailed portrayal of life for ordinary people in different cultures and countries throughout history.

U.S. History in Context provides access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.

History Reference Center Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

New York Times Historical includes the entire historical run of the New York Times from 1851-2006. Find out what happened on any date.

Middle & High School: Literature

Oxford English Dictionary (OED) "The definitive record of the English language"

Twayne’s Author Series has i nformation about authors and their works for high school students.

Middle & High School: Magazines

MasterFile Elite provides complete articles from magazines and reference books.

 

Middle & High School: Math & Science

Science Online has science biographies, diagrams, essays, science experiments, and timelines.

Science Reference Center Contains science encyclopedias, reference books and other sources.

Salem Science: The Solar System Essential coverage of all major aspects of Earth's solar system, from every feature of the major planets to their satellites, small bodies, interplanetary phenomena, and cosmological context. Designed to meet the needs of both general readers and students.

 


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