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Ensure student and educator success with EBSCO’s interface for schools and public libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.

Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. There are four different Explora databases, based on setting:

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Explora Educator’s Edition
– Highlights content relevant to teachers, including lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.

Explora for Primary Schools – EBSCO’s research database for students K-5 is the replacement for Searchasaurus and Kids Search and features colorful pictures and school subject categories for easy browsing.


Explora for Secondary Schools – Explora for Secondary Schools is the replacement for Kids Search and Student Research Center and features an easy to use interface and updated functionality like the cite button.


Explora for Public Libraries – Explora for Everyone is a new interface for the general public that simultaneously searches 20 EBSCO databases for an easy one stop search.

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Research Made Easy with Explora