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Facts on File

 

Facts On File, an imprint of Infobase Publishing, is one of America's leading publishers of print & online reference materials for the school & library market. Known to librarians worldwide as "the Information Publisher," Facts On File has been publishing quality reference titles since 1941. Our list has grown to more than 3,000 titles & spans a multitude of subject areas such as U.S. history, world history, language & literature, science & technology, careers, social issues, & many others. Our publishing program covers five reading levels: elementary (grades 3-5), middle school (grades 6-8), high school (grades 9-12), college/academic & general adult. As a publisher of school & library reference materials, Facts On File seeks to provide comprehensive reference coverage in each of its subject areas. It is our sincere hope that if school or public educators are looking to build or expand their reference collection in a curriculum-based subject area, they will find a broad & varied selection from Facts On File. To ensure this, each of our reference titles is thoroughly researched, comprehensive, and authoritative. Our authors and editors are held to the highest standards of publishing when it comes to presenting reference information in a balanced, complete & forthright manner. We diligently strive to meet the most demanding requirements of our customers to ensure that when they purchase curriculum materials from Facts On File, they can be confident that their students and patrons are being well served.

http://online.infobaselearning.com

EBSCO

EBSCO Information Services provides a complete & optimized research solution comprised of research databases, e-books & e-journals—all combined with the most powerful discovery service & management resources to support the information & collection development needs of libraries & other institutions & to maximize the search experience for researchers & other end users. Databases include: K-8 & HS e-Book Collection, NoveList & NoveList K-8 Plus, Points of View Reference Center, English Language Learner Reference Center, Biography Reference Center                                                  

http://search.ebscohost.com/

Additional Databases and Resources
Discovery Education Streaming

  Digitial resource that integrates seamlessly into current curriculum. Over 5, 000 full-length videos, access to audio files, images, teacher resources & professional development opportunities.

 

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

HippoCampus

   HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons & course materials to help you with your instruction, homework & studies.

http://hippocampus.org/

Sail On

  Our goal is to help classroom teachers integrate technology into their curriculum by identifying and providing interactive Internet resources addressing specific TEK objectives.

https://sites.google.com/site/sailonedu/

Dictionary.com

   Online Dictionary

http://dictionary.reference.com/

Infotopia

  A Google Alternative Safe Search Engine for Students.  Infotopia is an academic search engine that searches with Google.  Includes info portals on Arts/Leisure, Biography, Geography, Health, History, Literature, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Technology.  Also includes portals to games, images, news, and quotations.  

http://www.infotopia.info

Juvenile Series and Sequels

Find out which book is next in your favorite series.

http://www.mymcpl.org/cfapps/juvser/title.cfm?browse=0-9

TumbleBooks
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 taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/auto_login.asp?U=dhanis&P=cowboys

Daily Tumblebooks

http://daily.tumblebooks.com

TumbleBookCloud Junior

   TumbleBookCloud Jr. is an online collection of read-alongs, ebooks, graphic novels, audio books & educational videos for older elementary students ready to transition from TumbleBookLibrary

http://www.tbcjr.com/autologin.aspx?u=dhanis2&p=cowboys

TumbleBookCloud

  TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-alongs, ebooks, graphic novels, audio books and educational videos for middle school and high school students

http://www.tumblebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=dhanis&P=cowboys

TexQuest
Access American West

http://www.americanwest.amdigital.co.uk

Access American Indian Histories and Cultures

http://www.aihc.amdigital.co.uk

Gale

 

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/j163902

Britannica

http://school.eb.com