Bring reading to life. Book Connections strives to joyfully enrich everyone’s experience reading children’s and young adult books. Start enjoying hundreds of thousands of resources about children’s and young adult books intended to deepen reading for fun, for readers and for professionals.
Empower learners with digital citizenship skills to navigate today’s virtual landscape. Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create podcasts, multimedia presentations, social media campaigns, and more. Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital research skills, citizen journalism, and more. Digital Literacy will give your students and patrons the skills to be savvy digital citizens!
Driving-Tests.org is a website for learners who want to practice their skills before taking the real DMV permit test. The site provides practice tests for every state in the U.S.
Explora – Primary School
Explora for Elementary School students makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic. Results can be easily sorted by source type – magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
Explora – Secondary School
EBSCO’s Explora for High School students makes it easy for students to search by keyword or topic to find useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.
The Rosen Financial Literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging. Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance. Users will learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest with confidence, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. Financial Literacy is an online economics and personal finance resource specifically designed for students in grades 7–12, but can easily benefit adults.
Learning Express Library
Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library’s resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.
Part of the EBSCO family, Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills. Content includes step-by-step research guides, “Read Out Loud” text-to-speech tools that enables users to highlight and listen to text as well as Lexile Measures to indicate a text’s level of difficulty.
Science Reference Center
Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content. Designed to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.
Teen Health and Wellness
This award-winning resource provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, self-help support. Articles are correlated to state, national and provincial standards. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying and LGBTQ+ information. It has recently been updated to meet the needs of today’s teens and with new content on bullying, suicide, vaping, opioid abuse, gender identity, school safety, sexual harassment, COVID-19 and more.
Universal Class – Now available through OverDrive
Universal Class provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals throughout the world. With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience, Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps students master and document their educational goals.