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ABC-CLIO

  ABC-CLIO
High school and middle school research. Includes the following databases: American Government, American History, United States Geography, The World at War, World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and World Geography.

 
AMERICAN COMMUNITY SURVEY

  American Community Survey
Premier source for detailed population and housing information in our nation.
BOOK CONNECTIONS   Book Connections
A collection of over 174,000 digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader’s advisory tool, resources for homework help and home school support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.

 

BRAINFUSE    Brainfuse
eLearning for adults & kids, available in English and Spanish! Live tutors and academic resources, including test preparation, a writing lab, and help completing the FAFSA. Resume writing assistance and MS Office Essential Skills Series available.

CHRONICLING AMERICA  

Chronicling America
Nationwide historic newspaper digitization project that provides digitized and full-text searchable newspapers from 1789 - 1963. Provided by the Library of Congress.

comics plus   Comics Plus
Unlimited access to over 16,000 digital graphic novels and comics, with no holds or waiting! View titles through your Web browser on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection.

Congress.gov  

Congress.gov (formerly Thomas.com) 
The official website for U.S. federal legislative information. The site provides access to accurate, timely, and complete legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress.


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Consumer Health Complete
Provides content covering all key areas of health and wellness, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary and holistic medicine.

Data Axel   Data Axel (formerly Reference USA)

The leading source for business and residential data in the United States. Find detailed company information and create lists for: marketing, building a business plan, discover career opportunities, perform research, and much more.

Explora

 

Explora 
Designed for students and educators, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, and homework. Topics include:  arts & literature, biographies, business & careers, current events, geography & culture, health, history & social science and science & math.

Explora Elementary   Explora Elementary
Designed for elementary students, Explora Elementary has age appropiate content and resources. Sources include encyclopedias and magazines, that can be limited by lexile level. Students also have the option to have articles read to them.

Explora High School  

Explora High School
Provides hundreds of popular magazines, newspapers and reference books for high school students, including thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Photos, maps, and flags are also included.

Explora Middle School   Explora Middle School
Provides magazines and reference books for middle school students, including thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Photos, maps, and flags are also included.

Explora Teachers

  Explora Teachers

Provides lesson plans, state curriculum standards, and other professional development resources for educators.
Searches: Academic Search Premier, Education Research Complete, ERIC, Professional Development Collection and Teacher Reference Center

Kidspeak   Kid Speak
Children's language learning for kids aged 6 and up. Access 11 popular languages all learned using games and music.


Learning Express Library   Learning Express Library
Online tutorials, practice tests, and ebooks for computer skills, job search, workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance prep, GED test prep, and more.
Medline Plus   Medline Plus

Provides reliable, up-to-date health information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues.

Mitchel Repair  

Mitchell's Access
Access to Michell's long list of repair guides. For library use only. Please ask the library staff for login and password.

myON   myON
myON Reader gives CCSD pre-K through 12 students access to thousands of enhanced digital titles—fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, and more—at a wide range of reading levels, in English and Spanish!

Nevada Career Explorer   Nevada Career Explorer
Learn about yourself, the employment options available to you and the training that will prepare you for them. 


Overdrive   Overdrive 
You can borrow and enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, and more with Libby, by OverDrive. All you need to get started is an internet connection and your library card. This collection includes popular fiction, non-fiction, and technical titles.

Science Reference Center   Science Reference Center
Designed to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.

Socrates   Socrates 
Individualized eLearning for kids, grades K-8, which includes math, language arts, and science skills. It performs like a video game; students earn and spend tokens for fun activities. The more the play, the more they learn!

Study Guide Zone   Study Guide Zone
Get test prep help for the most popular exams. Learn what you need to know to ace your test with free practice questions!


Transparent Language   Transparent Language
Access to free online foreign language and ESL instruction. The most comprehensive, effective and engaging way to learn over 120 languages!


Universal Class   Universal Class
Access over 500 courses, designed and led by professional instructors, to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners.

World Book Online   World Book Online

Access articles, images, audio, and videos on just about any topic. Includes: Dramatic Learning, Early World of Learning, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, World Book Advanced, World Book Kids, World Book Student and World Book Timelines.

 

 

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