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Homework Central by ProQuest

Homework Central provides one-click access to research databases such as ProQuest Research Companion, SIRS Discovery, SIRS Issue Researcher, eLibrary, ProQuest unified, and CultureGrams.  These databases provide premium content related to key curricular standards, full-text and historical newspapers and magazines, and multimedia resources to help students and teachers complete assignments, find information, and develop literacy skills. 

Use your Library card number to access from anywhere. 

School and Educators Complete eBook Central by ProQuest

ProQuest Schools and Educators Complete eBook Central offers a foundational base of more than 12,900 downloadable ebooks for K-12 students and teachers that are available anytime and anywhere.  Books can be downloaded or read online and are available in multiple languages such as Spanish and both simplified and traditional Chinese. 

Key topics for students include history, art, science, music, math, computers, literature, writing, religion, and fiction.

CultureGrams from ProQuest

CultureGrams® is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. CultureGrams provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Tumblebook Library

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

Hoopla: eBooks, Audiobooks, Digital Comics, Music, Movies, and TV

Hoopla Digital offers eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and television shows--all available on your computer, tablet, eReader, or mobile device.  You can download up to 10 items per month.   

Download the Hoopla Digital app from your device's app store or visit the Hoopla Digital page to create your account.  Register using your library card and e-mail address.

Britannica School Edition

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities.  It offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.

Britannica Escolar

Estudiantes! Busca biografícas e información sobre lugares y cosas. Mira los videos y animaciones para aprender más. Encuentra respuestas rápdias y auda con la tarea. Descubre mapas, fotos e ilustraciones para proyectos escolares. 

Y mucho más! 

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