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Featured K-12 Databases

 

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Primary Search Containing full-text for nearly 100 of the most popular children's magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically to help elementary school libraries. Students can learn about a variety of topics, such as endangered species, famous musicians, food fitness, space exploration, and more. The database also includes a collection of more than 1.2 million images of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid kids in learning. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 170 popular middle school magazines as well as more than 103,000 biographies and historical essays. Titles covered in this database include Sports Illustrated Kids, Scholastic News, National Geographic and dozens more. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
MAS Ultra - School Edition Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra – School Edition contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
 
Other K-12 Databases
Britannica Escolar Online The leading, knowledge-building resource that schools and libraries trust for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features now make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.  (Requires login using your Harrington Library Consortium Library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, check with the HLC library that issued your card. View this list showing member libraries.)  
Educational Administration Abstracts This research database includes bibliographic records covering areas related to educational administration, including educational leadership, educational management, educational research and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. video cameraClick here for instructional videos
Lexile Resources The Lexile Framework is a scientific way to match readers with text using the same scale.  Resources on how to use these measures, to select books, state requirements, and other information is available at this site.  
TeachingBooks.net An easy-to-use online resource that provides multimedia content to complement children's and young adult books. It is set up to be used by K-12 teachers and librarians, public librarians, university instructors, students, and families - anyone using children’s and youth books. The database includes thousands of educational resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in both the K–12 and children’s/youth program environments, selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities. Includes Spanish language resources.  
Tumble Books Tumble Books is an online collection of animated, talking picture ebooks that teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.  (Requires login using your Harrington Library Consortium Library card number and PIN. If you do not know your PIN, check with the HLC library that issued your card. View this list showing member libraries.)  

 

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