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Full-Text Articles

Search full-text peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals, periodicals, reports, and books.

Homework Tutoring

HelpNow offers free, online live tutoring and homework help 1pm-10pm Mon-Sun, along with practice tests, flashcards, writing and study tools, and more.

Resources & Articles for Teachers

A teacher’s companion to the various Explora databases, searching across ERIC and Academic Search Complete.

Test Prep & Online Learning

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform with eBooks and practice tests for school, college, career, and more.

Self-Paced Courses

Online self-paced learning courses for business, software, technology, and more from LinkedIn Learning.

Printable Learning Resources

Scholastic Teachables provides printable, ready-to-use educational materials for ages 4-11.

Online Services

Article Search

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.

Academic Search Complete

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.

Newspapers & Magazines

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: Magazines & Newspapers with Worldwide Coverage

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.

Please Note: PressReader requires users to be 16 or older.  PressReader also asks users under the age of 16 to obtain parental or legal guardian consent to PressReader’s Terms of Use and PressReader’s Privacy Policy.  By following the link above to access PressReader, you certify that you are 16 or older, and that if you are under the age of 16, that you have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian to PressReader’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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Explora for Educators

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.

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Yewno Discover

An innovative discovery and learning tool that explores concepts and publications through a visual Knowledge Map, which displays how ideas are connected. Complements traditional search engines and databases, and extends discovery through interactive visual tools.

Note: Yewno Discover is compatible with all major Internet browsers except Internet Explorer.

Harvard Business Review

Find analysis and helpful commentary for management and administration practices. Includes articles for educators and parents of homeschooled children, tips for work-from-home productivity, and more.

Language Learning Videos by Kanopy Kids

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.

Please Note: Kanopy requires users to be 18 or older. Kanopy also asks users under the age of 18 to obtain parental or legal guardian consent to Kanopy’s Terms of Use and Kanopy’s Privacy Policy. By following the link above to access Kanopy, you certify that you are 18 or older, and that if you are under the age of 18, that you have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian to Kanopy’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Rosetta Stone: Language Learning

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.

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Scholastic Teachables: Ready-to-Use Educational Material for Ages 4-11

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.

Homework Help Now: Online Tutors by Brainfuse

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.
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LearningExpress Library

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.

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LinkedIn Learning: Business & Technology Tutorials

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.

Please Note: LinkedIn Learning requires users to be 16 or older. LinkedIn Learning also asks users under the age of 16 to obtain parental or legal guardian consent to LinkedIn Learning’s Terms of Use and LinkedIn Learning’s Privacy Policy. By following the link above to access LinkedIn Learning, you certify that you are 16 or older, and that if you are under the age of 16, that you have obtained the consent of your parent or legal guardian to LinkedIn Learning’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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AccessScience

Provides full-text articles of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology covering all major scientific disciplines. It includes current research, biographies, data, tables, videos, news, references, illustrations and images, and related links. Best suited for grades 9-12.

Science Online

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.

Science Experiments

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.

Sociology Collection

Provides full-text articles from journals, books, dissertations, working papers, etc. in the field of sociology and social services. Ideal for social workers, sociology students, or those interested in social issues.

Creativebug

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.

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