This Scholastic resource helps kids in elementary and middle school discover state history, view national landmarks, research the presidents, or even play a game of "Name the State Capital." Need a table of the longest U.S. rivers? Looking for a profile of Ralph Nader or Maya Angelou? We've got you covered.
Social Science, History & Biographies
Like to meet new people? Read a biography! Biography in Context features biographies of a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers. It's continuously updated to ensure access to the latest information.
Find business plans, health information, science, history and many other topics in the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Try the mobile app. Online Help: Search Tips sheet. Or, watch this tutorial video to get started. View available apps
GreenFILE features scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts. Drawing on the connection between the environment and disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology, GreenFILE will serve as an informative resource for anyone concerned about the issues facing our planet. Try the mobile app.
For anyone seeking information about history. Find United States and world history and many other topics in this Gale Virtual Reference Library eBook collection.
History Reference Center is the world's most extensive full-text history reference database, featuring for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Try the mobile app.
Library Literature and Information Science is a bibliographic database that indexes about 229 library and information science periodicals published internationally. It also covers books, chapters within books, library school theses, and pamphlets. Try the mobile app.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. The informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop information literacy, critical thinking skills, and the confidence to draw their own valid conclusions. Try the mobile app.
PebbleGo is a pre-kindergarten to third grade resource for reading and research. It features six modules: Animals, Animales (Spanish edition of Animals), Earth and Space, Biographies, Social Studies, and Dinosaurs. Each includes leveled text, educational games and video support to help emergent readers and researcher learn database and reading skills.
Points of View Reference Center features more than 380 topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint. The resource also includes more than 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from both sides of the aisle, newspapers, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. Try the mobile app.
Providing credible, accurate, reliable content on almost every core-curricula subject, Scholastic GO! offers endless resources for research in a multitude of media. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.
Researches can use this resources to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other frequently discussed topics.
World Vital Records features a massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, millions of family trees, complete U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940, military records, enhanced Social Security Death Index records, newspaper articles, and exclusive local and international collections. **If you are using this database remotely (outside of our library branches), click here for access.