Search for specific topics or browse subject categories. Read articles from an extensive collection of magazine, newspaper, and journal publications. Explore STEM and STEAM subjects, as well as education and teaching, sports, health, art and entertainment, literature and writing, languages, and more.
Provides full-text peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals, periodicals, reports, and books. Explore teaching and study skills, school management, common core subjects, educational activities for students, and more.
Discover primary sources including news articles for current events and popular topics. Read The New York Times, The Mercury News, TIME Magazine, and other popular newspapers and magazines.
PressReader provides access to more than 7,000 magazines and newspapers in more than 60 languages, available in full-page, full-color formats, just as they appear in print. Individual issues may be available for up to 3 months.
Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. For Students, this valuable digital database provides standardized test preparation, undergraduate and graduate program research, tuition assistance information, and career advice.
A teacher's companion to the various Explora databases, searching across content such as ERIC and Academic Search Complete. Provides professional development resources, lesson plans, research guides, and curriculum standards.
Learn a new language with Little Pim! Choose from 10 languages, plus English. Watch on a computer or in the app. Please note, you'll need to perform a quick search for "Little Pim" in order to access the collection.
*There is a known issue when logging in on Rosetta Stone on Apple (iOS) mobile devices, where Rosetta Stone does not authenticate library users and asks for a subscription. We are working with the vendor to resolve the issue. Please use PC, Mac, Chromebook, or an Android mobile device to sign in to Rosetta Stone.
Learn a new language or practice speaking and reading in one of 30 languages, including English. Lessons help build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. Practice grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation skills using interactive voice comparison, illustrative images, quizzes, and challenges. Start with the basics, then lessons get harder as you improve.
Great for parents, teachers, and educators, this resource provides tens of thousands of searchable and printable, ready-to-use educational materials for ages 4-11 that are standard aligned. Find lesson plans, skill building packs, leveled mini books, coloring sheets, graphic organizers, clip art, and more. Use this resource for homeschooling or in the classroom. Also great for creating storytime activities, or designing lesson plans for English Language Learners.
Get homework help on any subject with an online tutor from 1-10 p.m., any day of the week. Spanish tutors are also available.
Additional services provided include the following:
- Writing Lab: Get feedback within one business day.
- SkillSurfer: Study resources and test prep.
- Send Question: Get a response within one business day.
- Language Lab: Live help learning Spanish.
- LEAP: Create a customized learning plan.
- Flashbulb: Create and share flashcards, tests and games.
- eParachute: Identify potential majors and career paths.
- MEET Virtual Study Rooms: Collaborate with classmates.
- Brainwave videos: Record your notes to watch and share writing.
- Live Chess Tutoring: Online tutoring help from an expert chess coach. This service is available Monday - Thursday from 3:00-8:59 PM PST.
- FAFSA Live Help: Get help with filling out your application form.
An interactive online learning platform that provides skill-building courses and tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks for school, college, career, and more. Discover resources for all learning levels. Available in English and Spanish.
This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
Online self-paced learning courses for continuing education in business, marketing, management, software, technology, creative skills and more! Discover teacher tips as well as courses teaching software and coding for educators. Courses are offered in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese. Certificates of Completion are available; they are provided in the form of a plain document without any personal identifiable information such as your name.
Explore this online collection that brings children's literature classics and modern favorites to life with interactive videos and resources! Parents and educators can utilize lesson plans that accompany the materials to integrate these works into their curriculum. This collection includes materials with closed captions and available in Spanish and Mandarin. For toddlers and school age children!
Experience environmental education with Gale In Context: Environmental Studies and get 24/7 access to nearly 400 pages across science, social studies, and the humanities. Organize, share, save, and cite easily with integrated tools for Students and Researchers.
Dissect science like never before with Gale Interactive: Science. See beyond the text with this hands-on virtual lab. Entertain your curiosity by zooming in, rotating, or pulling models apart to experiment with over 200 complex topics like the solar system, Earth’s weather patterns, biology concepts, growth of organisms, engineering practices, the water cycle and more.
Find book and journal articles on a broad range of scientific disciplines including biology, chemistry, computer science, earth science, environmental science, marine science, space and astronomy, and physics. Also included are videos and animations, printable science experiments, diagrams, brief biographies of leading scientists and their achievements, key tables and data, and a comprehensive topic timeline.
Have fun with science experiments. Whether you need to do a project for a school science fair or you want to be a mad scientist, our Experiments eBook collection can get you started. Learn how to formulate your hypothesis; design your experiment; record, analyze, and report your results.
Enjoy unlimited access to over 1,000 online art and craft classes. Topics include art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and classes for various ages. Watch videos anytime, anywhere and at your own pace.
A valid SCCLD Student Library eAccount Number and PIN are needed to access this website’s online services. Ask your teacher if you need a card.