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AskRI for Kids

EBSCO Databases for Kids

Primary Search

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Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

Middle Search Plus

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Designed for middle school libraries, Middle Search Plus is a full-text database providing popular middle school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such as history, current events, science and sports, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags.

Explora

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. Explora uses the same great EBSCO databases you’ve come to enjoy, just displayed in a new and improved interface.

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.

World Book Resources for Kids

World of Early Learning

World Book World of Early Learning

Emergent learners will engage in an interactive and playful environment that encourages reading comprehension and mastery of phonetic skills. Early World of Learning is full of stories, videos, songs, and games to provide a firm foundation for 21st-century learning and digital citizenship.

World Book for Kids

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Captivate even the most reluctant reader with unique visual engagements, rich multimedia content, and an abundance of educational games, activities, and projects. With thousands of articles, multimedia content, and a collection of biographies, World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives.

World Book Student

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World Book Student includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school.Special features like Behind the Headlines puts the day’s top stories in context for children with straightforward language and links to related articles. The extensive Biography Center houses more than 10,000 biographies of historical and contemporary figures. Kids can even search by time period, nationality, gender, and more to narrow their selections.