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Research: Books and Literature

Library Access Only  Book FLIX (use in Library): PreK-3, early readers, reluctant readers and English Language Learners. 190 animated, talking picture books with more than 50 books in Spanish. Play educational games.
Home Access Available  Book FLIX (use from Home): PreK-3, early readers, reluctant readers and English Language Learners. 190 animated, talking picture books with more than 50 books in Spanish. Play educational games. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Library Access Only  Children's Technology Review (use in Library): Provides objective reviews of children's interactive media products and help parents, teachers, researchers, publishers and librarians find interactive media products. The ratings reward settings that empower children, fostering an active, responsive, child controlled setting.
Home Access Available  Freading: Downloadable fiction and nonfiction eBooks for all ages. Ebooks checkout for a two-week loan period with a two-week renewal option. Customers are allotted 5 tokens per week to check out books. Customers can accumulate up to 20 tokens in a month but they expire at the end of each month. Each book has an established token value of one to four tokens, depending on its popularity and release date. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Home Access Available  Gale Literary Sources: Provides access to biographical and bibliographical information and references on U.S. and international authors and an extensive collection of full-text literary commentary about novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, and other creative writers using Contemporary Authors and Literature Criticism Online.
Home Access Available  Hoopla: Stream and download movies, television shows, music and audiobooks. Limit is 10 items a month.
Home Access Available  JSTOR (Arts & Sciences): Access to academic journals 3 years old and older in a broad spectrum of disciplines, including education, business, history, language & literature, law, music, psychology, philosophy and public policy. Also included are a large number of journals in the biological sciences. This large backfile includes journals from early in the 1900's.
Home Access Available  Literature, Gale Virtual Reference Library: contains information on American and world literature as well as critical analysis of over 100 individual literary classics of fiction, short stories, and poetry. Text-to-speech available.
Home Access Available  Novelist Plus: information about popular fiction and nonfiction titles that will guide you as you select what to read next. Search among hundreds of thousands of titles. Includes Author Read-Alikes, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, lists of award winners and more. Tips for using this eResource
Home Access Available  OneClick Digital: thousands of downloadable fiction and non-fiction audiobooks to be played on a computer or transferred to a portable device. NOTE: Must have a library card to create an account and download.
Home Access Available  OverDrive: thousands of downloadable fiction and non-fiction eBooks, audiobooks, music, and videos for use on a computer or a portable device. NOTE: Must have a library card to create an account and download.
Home Access Available  PebbleGo: PebbleGo helps teach research skills to K-3 students using built-in reading and research tools such as leveled text, consistent navigation, fun educational games, and spoken-word audio.
Library Access Only  TrueFlix (use in Library): Online resource that leverages the True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text. For beginningresearchers, it includes a project goal and ideas or questions on how to do research. Related content and web links provide opportunities for further research. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Home Access Available  TrueFlix (use from home): Online resource that leverages the True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and skills through the inquiry process. All of the True Book titles are supported with a diverse reservoir of related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images, and text. For beginningresearchers, it includes a project goal and ideas or questions on how to do research. Related content and web links provide opportunities for further research. NOTE: This database is not accessible with a temporary card.
Home Access Available  WorldCat: search the collections of libraries in the United States and around the world. Search for books, music CDs, videos and digital content, article citations with links to their full text, authoritative research materials, documents and photos of local or historic significance and digital versions of rare items.



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