Library Resources

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RESEARCH TOOLS

 
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ESPECIALLY FOR EL

 
  • BrainPop: Animated, curriculum-based content covering a wide variety of subject areas.
 
 
  • Explora Elementary Schools: Complete articles from dozens of the most popular elementary school magazines with Lexile levels. Easy-to-read encyclopedia entries. Over one million images! 

 

  • PebbleGo: Animals, science, and social studies.
 
  • Scholastic GO: Search all the Scholastic GO encyclopedias in one easy search interface.
 


START HERE: ENCYCLOPEDIAS

 
 
 
  • Encyclopedia of Human Rights (ML/UL): Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of human rights theory, practice, law, and history in over 300 entries by leading scholars and human rights experts. Includes major figures, organizations and institutions, human rights events and crises, and human rights norms.
 
  • New Georgia Encyclopedia (ML/UL): Information about people, places, events, historical themes, institutions, and many other topics relating to the history, culture, and life of Georgia. A project of the Georgia Humanities Council.
 
  • Scholastic GO (EL/ML): Search all the Scholastic GO encyclopedias in one easy search interface.
 


EBOOKS

 
 
 
  • Gale eBooks: Hundreds of reference books covering a wide range of academic subjects. Especially good for Social Studies and English.
 


JOURNALS, NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES

 
  • Aluka African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa
 
  • Explora Middle & High Schools (ML/UL): Articles from hundreds of popular magazines and newspapers as well as encyclopedias, biographies, radio and TV news transcripts, primary source documents, scholarly journals, and eBooks.
 
  • JSTOR Access premier academic research resources here.
 
  • JSTOR Global Plants Online environment that brings together content, tools, and people interested in plant science.
 
 
  • New York Times Academic Pass (ML/UL): Full access to NYTimes.com, INYT.com, and NYT mobile apps. Visit nytimes.com/passes and create a free account using your school email address. Check your email inbox for a confirmation message. Click on the link in your confirmation message to validate your email address and claim your Pass.
 
  • Newspaper Source (ML/UL): EBSCO's collection of national and local newspapers. Does not include the AJC or NY Times.
 
  • ProQuest Central (ML/UL): Full-text articles from U.S. and international newspapers, including The New York Times and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, as well as articles from a wide range of academic journals in all subject areas. Also includes National Geographic articles from 1986-present.
 
 


HISTORY/SOCIAL STUDIES

 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Biography in Context (EL/ML/UL): Information on the world's most influential people by name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword.
 
  • Culturegrams (ML): Learn about the culture, history, and geography of every country in the world. Includes photos, videos, interviews, recipes, and lists of famous people by country.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Gale Databases PowerSearch: Search Gale eBook collection, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Biography in Context, U.S. and World History in Context, and Grzimek's Animal Life.
 
  • Global Issues in Context (ML/UL): Gain global awareness with news, reference materials, primary source documents, audio, video, maps, and more.
 
 
  • U.S. History in Context (ML/UL): Information on the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. Includes reference works plus full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to reliable websites.
 
  • World History in Context (ML/UL): Information on the most significant people, events and topics in World History. Includes reference works plus full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to reliable websites.
 


LITERATURE

 
 
 


SCIENCE

 
 
  • Facts on File Science Online: Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
 
 
  • Health Source (ML/UL): EBSCO's collection of health and wellness resources.
 
 
  • Science in Context (ML/UL): Includes reference works plus full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to reliable websites.
 
 


COPYRIGHT FREE IMAGES

 
  • Britannica Image Quest: Access approximately three million rights-cleared images from the best collections in the world, including The British Museum, Encyclopedia Britannica, and the National Geographic Society. You are free to use these images for educational purposes, but you still need to cite them.
 
  • Creative Commons Search: Search for Creative Commons media from a variety of popular sites, including Google Images and Flickr. Creative Commons images must be cited.
 


FOR TEACHERS

 
  • BrainPop: Animated, curriculum-based content covering a wide variety of subject areas.
 
  • Explora Teacher's Edition: EBSCO's collection of full-text articles from leading education journals combined with the ERIC database.