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Online Databases
eBooks
TumbleBooks (Elementary)
 
TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books. The 100 book collection includes books in Spanish, reading comprehension quizzes and teacher resources. Entire website can also be viewed in Spanish.
 
Encyclopedias
Grolier Online (Secondary)
 
Rich multimedia databases, including Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia, New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, The New Book of Popular Science, Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre en Linea. All provide quick access to encyclopedia articles, web links, and full-text periodical articles all with a single search.
Grolier Online Kids (Elementary)
  Contains all of the above resources, but with an interface designed for young users.
WorldBook Online Reference Center (All levels-One year trial)
  Includes all of the articles from the venerable World Book Encyclopedia, our Spanish Language Encyclopedia, correlations to Florida teaching standards, and an extensive interactive dictionary and atlas. Also included is World Book Kids, designed for primary scholars with thousands of easy-to-read articles, a wealth of hands-on activities to engage different types of learners, and teacher resources. Additionally, the World Book Research Libraries offers a broad collection of historically important documents as well as e-book versions of classic literature.
 
General Reference
Florida eChoices (Secondary)
  The career exploration and information system from bridges.com for the State of Florida.

 

 
Periodical Indexes
eLibrary (Elementary)
 
With eLibrary elementary beginning researchers can use the colorful, graphical search interface to find the answers they need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images, weblinks, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies. Teachers and library media specialists can copy and create custom BookCarts to focus student searching and save valuable classroom and library time!
ERIC (Professional)
 
A nationwide information network, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, designed to provide ready access to education literature. The ERIC database is the world's largest index to journal articles and documents in education, containing over 1,000,000 citations.
Facts on File (Secondary)
 
Extensive resources such as Science On-File, American Women's History, Genetics On-File, World History On-File, African American History On-File, Geography On-File plus many other curriculum related databases.
Gale (Elementary) (Middle) (Senior)
  Fully integrated databases which include the Literature Resource Center, Student Resource Center Bronze and Junior, Infotrac Student and Junior Edition, Kid's Edition as well as a Professional Collection.
NewsBank (Secondary)
 
Miami Herald 1983 - Current: Complete full-text content of local and regional news.
Noticias En Espanol:  Articles in Spanish that cover the United States, Latin America, and the world. Includes a diversity of source types: newspapers, wire services, and periodicals. Articles and interface are in Spanish.
NewsBank Connections for Kids (Elementary)
   
SIRS
 
SIRS Knowledge Source (SKS) is a comprehensive database portal which is comprised of several distinct reference databases including SIRS Researcher®, SIRS Government Reporter®, SIRS Renaissance®. Updated daily and fully lexiled, SIRS Knowledge Source provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. Full-text articles and Internet resources are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international publications and respected organizations. Teachers can also search for resources by state standard!