Includes Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools.
Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia covers an array of topics. Contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas.
Created specifically for middle school students, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more.
Kids Infobits (This site is only available from within the Merrick Library)
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a modern, graphical interface, great new content from trusted sources, more intuitive navigation, improved resources, and much more.
Teens and children will be able to identify books based on titles, authors and topics they have read and enjoyed. It also provides full-text reviews and annotations.
Primary Search contains full-text for more than 60 elementary school magazines.
It offers the most comprehensive source of nonfiction content targeted for grades 3 and up - Includes 8 encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
Play games and watch videos to engage children with fun educational activities.
Tumblebooks and Tumblebooks Cloud Junior are interactive, educational and fun sites that contain read alouds for elementary school age students and classics for older children. Children can hear a story, play a matching game, or put a puzzle together.
Tumblebooks and Tumblebooks Cloud, are interactive, educational and fun sites that contain read alouds for elementary school age students and classics for older children. Children can hear a story, play a matching game, or put a puzzle together.