How do I access databases from home?

posted Oct 19, 2012, 11:29 AM by Julie Alonso   [ updated Dec 16, 2015, 12:27 PM ]
The library subscribes to several databases which you can access from home.  


Our databases include:

World Book

World Book:  Choose World Book Kids for shorter articles and World Book Student for more in-depth information. World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is our Spanish-language resource. Timelines offers a different way to explore historical information.


http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/san57659?db=ITKE

Kids InfoBits provides access to books, news, and magazine articles. It is made with elementary-aged students in mind and everything is rated with a greenyellow, or red icon, indicating reading level. 


http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/san57659?db=SUIC

Gale Student Resources in Context is our resource for older students. Topics are deeply investigated, giving access to academic journals, critical essays, and primary sources, as well as to reference, news, and magazine articles.


http://discoverer.sirs.com

SIRS Discoverer  is a database for students that can be sorted by source type (newspapers, magazines, reference, images, and websites), date, relevance, and lexile reading level, and also offers features such as full-PDF nonfiction books, pro/con issues articles, and country and animal fact sheets.


www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=townschool1&P=tiger

TumbleBooks is a database of fiction and nonfiction picture books and early chapter books in English, Spanish, and other languages. These books are available anywhere you have internet connection.

   

BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. are two video databases that explain a variety of topics and provide activities, games, and extension ideas.   




For even more resources,  start HERE.







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