Middle School Databases
Book Collection: Nonfiction-Middle School Edition
This database provides content from a wide spectrum of works that includes series from top book publishers. It contains over 3,100 searchable full textbooks.
Consumer Health Complete
Content covers health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. It includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Provides detailed cultural information on more than 200 countries, US states, the Canadian provinces, and territories
Educational videos, images, audio clips, resource materials, and much more to meet your digital media needs.
eBook K-8 Collection
This e-book collection contains over 10,500 titles across all subject areas taught in elementary and middle schools to support quality learning experiences.
Students can research topics in a variety of subject areas by source type: magazines, newspapers, reference books, primary sources, biographies, photos, and more.
Learning Express Library
Provides practice tests and online courses to help students, recent immigrants, and job seekers. Practice tests include the SAT, ACT, GRE, Civil Service, Citizenship Exam, and TOEFL.
Middle Search Plus
Contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines, thousands of biographies and historical essays.
New York Times
This link provides free access to articles from The New York Times newspaper.
Newsela is an online news-as-literacy platform that features high-interest articles on everything from current events to myths and legends and from literature to science.
Provides cover-to-cover full text for over 40 U.S. & international newspapers, and selective full text for 389 regional U.S. newspapers. TV & radio news transcripts are also provided.
Read It! provides resources for those students to help build background knowledge, conduct research, and improve study skills.
Science Reference Center
Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals. Topics covered: biology, chemistry, health & medicine, physics, technology, and more.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Delivers the pros and cons of today's complex social issues.
TeachingBooks is a database of resources for children's and young adult books and their authors and illustrators. Use TeachingBooks to search for titles, authors, and illustrators, and find resources to engage readers. The resource collection includes short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more.
World Book Advanced
World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, Back in Time articles, special reports, and more.
World Book Student
World Book Student includes various tools to engage students. This database features assessment tools and daily current events.
World Book Timelines
Timelines offer hundreds of pre-generated timelines across eight broad topics, which cover various time periods in history or span the lives of historical public figures. Users can also create their own timelines from scratch, adding events, descriptions, and media.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
Browse features provide visual prompts, and bilingual features allow students to toggle between Spanish and English text. The site includes concise articles, videos, maps, and more activities.