Online Research Resources

Biography in Context

Biographical information on a wide variety of people, from historical figures to people in today's news.
Britannica Library for Young Adults
Young adult version of the well-known encyclopedia. Includes a world atlas, state profiles, biographies, and more.
Consumer Health Complete
Easily understandable health and medical information. Students can search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.


Concise, reliable, and up-to-date reports on more than 200 countries, each U.S. state, and all 13 Canadian provinces and territories.

Middle School Explora

Research a topic and find magazine articles, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, and country information.

Explora Public Library

Access high-quality articles and facts for research papers, class projects and homework.

Global Issues in Context

Designed to support global awareness, this resource ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.

History Resources from Facts on File

Includes American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History. featuring thousands of documents, articles, timelines, images, videos, and maps.

Opposing Viewpoints

Covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. It presents each side of an issue and helps students develop the skills to draw their own valid conclusions.

Science Reference Center

Covers earth science, life science, technology, health and other popular topics.

Webpath Express
Quick, easy-to-use source for credible, filtered, accurate data, including 100,000+ websites.