Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition - Book Collection: Nonfiction - Elementary School Edition is a rich research database for school libraries. A cross-curricular database, it provides content representing a wide spectrum of works, including popular series from top book publishers. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,700 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Elementary Edition - Britannica Online School Edition K-12 gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique database also offers high-quality online learning materials that are developed by teachers and curriculum experts. Designed for all levels of learning, Britannica Online School Edition K-12 offers students a gateway to the vast resources of Encyclopædia Britannica.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online - Public Library Edition - BOLLE delivers two sites in one, with separate home pages and resources for adults and children that allow libraries to tailor the site to their patrons’ needs. The Reference Center Home Page is an entryway to all the resources for older students and adults and the Kids Home Page is an entryway to all the resources created for children and young adults.
Hawaiian Legends Index The Legends Index offers subject access to 77 publications of Hawaiian legends in English. Subjects indexed include: places (e.g. Kaneohe, Waikiki, Kona (Hawaii island), Kona (Kauai), Kona (Oahu), Kona (Molokai), Haleakala, heiau, fishponds, tombs, temples); mythological and historical figures (e.g. Laka, Hiiaka, Gods and Goddesses, Kapiolani, genealogy); plants (e.g. taro, trees, sweet potatoes); animals (e.g. sharks, dogs, turtles, owls, rats); objects and activities (e.g. war clubs, toys, holua, sleep, fishhooks, canoes and canoeing, dancing, dreams); human characteristics (e.g. stinginess, jealousy, love); geographical features (e.g. rivers, rocks, volcanoes, caves).
Kids Search - EBSCO has created a search interface designed specifically for primary/secondary school students, according to their needs and search abilities. The Kids Search interface combines a state-of-the-art search engine (powered by EBSCOhost®) with a child-friendly, graphically-rich design that is both powerful and fun to use.
Novelist K-8 - Engage your younger readers and encourage reading success! NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers.
Primary Search - Primary Search contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Additionally, Primary Search includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, which provides students with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids.
Searchasaurus - Three popular elementary and middle school databases (Primary Search®, Middle Search® Plus and Book Collection: Nonfiction™) can be accessed via Searchasaurus®. Searchasaurus is EBSCO Publishing's user search experience for users in elementary or middle schools. Complete with erupting volcanoes, dinosaur guide and compass, Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching.