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Educator's Reference Complete

Contains more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports from the U.S. Department of Education. A resource for any educator - from school teachers and administrators to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online School Edition

Welcome to Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition K-12. Use this powerful resource to search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites.  

Encyclopædia Britannica Online School Edition K-12 offers two ways to access this wealth of information.

1. You can search all the content at once to see results for students at every level.

2. You can choose a library appropriate for your grade level:

  • High School for high school students and up, includes Encyclopædia Britannica.

  • Middle School for middle school students and up, includes Compton's by Britannica.

  • Elementary School for elementary students and up, includes Britannica Elementary Encyclopædia.

Khan Academy
The Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization, created in 2006 by American educator Salman Khan, a graduate of MIT. With the stated mission of "providing a high quality education to anyone, anywhere", the website supplies a free online collection of more than 3,000 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, healthcare and medicine, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, cosmology, organic chemistry, American civics, art history, microeconomics and computer science.

MVLC Kids' Web for Teachers
Links to helpful sites from MVLC.

Science In Context

Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects. From earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history and biography, this revolutionary, this curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers.

Science in Context delivers delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library, as well as:

  • More than 22,000 topic overviews
  • 7,000 biographies
  • 1.5 million periodical articles from noted publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher
  • 16,000 images and videos
  • 170+ detailed experiments
  • 8,100 biographies
  • Two dictionaries

The Big Busy School House
HarperCollins Children's Books resource center for early childhood and K-8 educators.

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context delivers comprehensive, contextual, media-rich search results from the most extensive online collection of historical information available today.

Providing a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information, it combines documents from Primary Source Microfilm’s™ digital archives; articles from classic Macmillan Reference USA™ and Charles Scribner’s Sons® references; as well as other Gale proprietary content such as country and era overview information, and full-text periodicals and journals. Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, this broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents and scholarly analysis includes:

  • More than 185,000 reference articles, including the best titles from Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and other top publishers
  • Select articles from more than 95 new Gale reference titles not previously available
  • 613,000+ periodical articles from respected publications like Newsweek, American Heritage and The Historian
  • Easy to search galleries containing more than 73,000 images and 1,500+ seals, maps and flags
  • More than 9,100 viewpoint essays
  • Nearly 5,000 primary documents
  • Video and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources
  • The ability to cross-search World History in Context with a subscription to both products

World History In Context

World History in Context is a comprehensive online collection that uses an intuitive, Web-like interface to provide multicultural, global and research-based dynamic content that supports today’s history research requirements.

Unlike other sources that only offer periodical or bibliographic information, World History in Context offers students and researchers unparalleled access to a broad collection of scholarly analysis and award-winning full-text periodicals, reference works and primary documents, including:

  • More than 2,000 reference articles from acclaimed history titles from Macmillan Reference USA™, Charles Scribner’s Sons® and other highly regarded encyclopedias and compendiums
  • Select articles from more than 125 new Gale reference titles not previously available
  • 315+ periodical articles from the Journal of World History, History Review and The Historian
  • More than 600 historical maps, atlases and other edtorially selected images delivered through east-to-search image galleries
  • 1,760 primary documents from Primary Source Microfilm™
  • Video and audio selections from archival newsreels to NPR
  • The ability to cross-search U.S. History in Context with a subscription to both products


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