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Newspapers and Magazines
Newsbank - America's Newspapers
Local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers--all in one easy-to-search database. Almost 700 newspapers included in this database including the Orange County Register and the New York Times!
An online collection of the latest magazines on subjects like news, politics, technology, art, style, travel, and more.
World Book Online
World Book Kids
This database includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
World Book Reference Center
A powerful reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers. The site features thousands of e-books, tens of thousands of articles, and hundreds of thousands of primary source documents.
World Book Discover
This database includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video.
Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica
A comprehensive Spanish-language encyclopedia that includes over 100,000 articles, more than 9,000 images and maps, and nearly 1,000 videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media.
World Book Social Studies Power
A database specialized in social studies that provide lessons with instructive multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students.
Science Power new!
This database uses engaging and visually rich multimedia lessons to teach on-level and differentiated lesson content to upper elementary-age children. The database is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a searchable database of ebook encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for research on topics such as the Middle Ages, World War II, Colonial America, the Great Depression, Westward Expansion, Decades in American History, and much more.
eBooks on American History.