Teens

Research



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eBooks & Audiobooks
Libby by OverDriveOverDrive Teen contains hundreds of audiobooks and eBooks that can be downloaded to your mobile devices. The free app is available for Apple®, Android™, Kindle® and Windows Phone®, as well as for Windows and Mac desktop platforms.


General Information
Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Complete
This scholarly collection offers full-text coverage of information in many areas of academic study including, but not limited to: ethnic & multicultural studies, technology, general science, geography, law, mathematics, engineering, music, psychology, religion & theology, women's studies, and many other fields.

America's News
Americas New's
Current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections.


Credo Reference
CredoOffers over 1,100 titles to help users answer their immediate research need and engage their curiosity. Content includes major reference works, multi-volume subject encyclopedias, field guides, scholarly handbooks, and other award-winning sources.

Explora for High School

exploraAn easy-to-use search for students in grades 6-12 looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books, informational texts, primary sources, multimedia and more on a variety of curriculum-related topics.



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Homework
Middle Search Plus
Middle Search
Contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.


Primary Search
Primary Search
Designed specifically for elementary school libraries, contains full text for more than 80 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).


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Literature
Literary Reference Center
Literary Reference
Full-text database provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.



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Science 
Science in Context
Science Incontext
Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized.


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