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Kids InfoBits (K-5)
This portal is designed for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5, and covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)
OSLIS is a K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework. OSLIS is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act and administered by the Oregon State Library.
National Geographic Kids
Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
Gale in Context (Middle School)
An interdisciplinary research tool spanning literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Covers the most-studied topics—cultures, government, people, U.S. history, sports, world history, geography, literature, science, and social issues – including nearly 300 topic pages and overviews on the subjects and social issues. Aligned to national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science.
Gale in Context (High School)
This online resource provides a premium selection of reference material with more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia and includes hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.
U.S. History in Context (Middle & High School)
More than 185,000 reference articles and over 600,000 periodical articles from magazines; galleries with over 73,000 images and 1,500 seals, maps, and flags; more than 9,100 veiwpoint essays and nearly 5,000 primary documents; and videos and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources.
InfoTrac Student Edition (High School)
Now with over 1,100 titles, this online collection is designed for high-school students with access to indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Academic OneFile (College and College-bound Students)
The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, this collection of millions of articles is both authoritative and comprehensive.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (College and College-bound Students)
A one-stop source for information on today’s hottest social issues featuring viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites.
Educator’s Reference Complete (Teaching)
This collection of more than 1,100 periodicals and 200 reports is a great resource for any educator, from the school teacher and administrator to those studying in the field at the collegiate and graduate level. Educator’s Reference Complete is the perfect complement for any library that utilizes the ERIC database, because it provides full-text results for nearly half of the journal titles found in ERIC. This database covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty — such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing. This collection also covers issues in administration, funding and policy.