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America's News/Ames Tribune >>

Explore a specific issue such as bullying, literacy and homeschooling or compare viewpoints on topics such as health, education, government, history, politics and more. Also includes Current Events and Special Reports for research assignments.

Biography Resource Center >>

The Biography Resource Center combines over 440,000 biographies on more than 340,000 people from over 1,000 volumes of more than 135 respected Gale sources such as Contemporary Authors and Encyclopedia of World Biography. The BRC also includes the Lives and Perspectives module.

Brainfuse Homework Help >>

Brainfuse offers a comprehensive suite of tutoring services designed for a range of academic needs; whether it’s tackling a tough homework problem, learning an academic skill, or writing a term paper.

Byki Language Learning >>

Byki Online is a powerful language learning system that uses flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases. It is the fastest possible way to lock foreign words and phrases in your long term memory.

High School Resources (EBSCOhost) >>

MAS Ultra - School Edition provides full text from nearly 550 popular general interest and current events publications covering general reference, health, science, and other areas back to 1995. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for 600 titles. This database also includes more than 3,000 charts, tables and graphs; 5,000 full text Magill Book Reviews; nearly 550 health and science-related full text pamphlets; coverage of more than 250 reference books (including the Columbia Encyclopedia, the CIA World Fact Book and World Almanac & Book of Facts) and an image collection of 91,000 photos, maps & flags.

Kids Search For Grades K-5 (EBSCOhost) >>

Kids Search is an easy to use interface that helps kids in elementary school find what they are looking for. You can either search by topic, or type in a keyword that best describes your search.

Learning Express Grades 4-College >>

Provides interactive skill building courses in math, reading and writing, as well as a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB Core. Additionally, provides over 770 of the most up-to-date test preparation and skill-building resources and includes self-paced study, instant scoring and diagnostic feedback.

Middle School Resources (EBSCOhost) >>

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines dating back to 1989. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 200 magazines. Full text is also available for thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets. Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains Essential Documents in American History, and other important information resources such as an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags, 96,600 biographies, and 76,000 primary source documents. Updated daily.

Primary School Resources (EBSCOhost) >>

Primary Search contains full text for more than 60 popular, elementary school magazines dating back to 1989. Full text is also available for over 100 student pamphlets. This database also has an Image Collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags.

Student Research Center for Grades 6-12 (EBSCOhost) >>

EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Topic Search (EBSCOhost) >>

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for over 64,000 articles from more than 3,000 diverse sources, including nearly 1,600 full text periodicals.

TumbleBookLibrary >>

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

World Book >>

World Book Kids includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.

World Book Student includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos offers World Book’s excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.