Biographies from Gale Group sources and full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender, or combine criteria to create a highly-targeted custom search.
Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
Designed to help you decide what to read next. Search by character, topic, setting, time period, genre, title, author, and series. Includes over 140,000 titles, 50,000 authors, and thousands of read-alike, award winner, and librarian's favorites lists. Titles include both fiction and non-fiction.
Tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader. Students use the colorful, graphical search interface to find the answers they need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, weblinks, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.
This periodical database is designed for students in junior high and middle school, with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of e-study guides, practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons—students and adult learners—succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. To access LearningExpress Library, you will be asked to create an account.
LearningExpress Library has just released version 3.0. Logins from LEL 2.0 will not carry over to this new version. MeL will continue to provide access to version 2.0 until the end of June 2014 to allow current users to to finish any previously accessed tests, tutorials or eBooks.
Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
NoveList K-8 allows you to discover fiction titles that are popular with young readers as well as titles to use in the classroom. Use favorite book titles and authors to find additional books to read or use in the classroom.
Download and listen to classic titles using your computer or supported mobile device. New users will be asked to create an account and authenticate using your Orion Library card.
An online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century Skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a deep and diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text.
- Trek's Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
- Welcome to Reading provides leveled instruction to help young readers develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills.
- Know It offers a richly visual kids' online encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.