Encyclopedias and Reference
Britannica School includes portals for elementary, middle, and high school students. Find up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, video, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended websites, and more.
Enciclopedia en español para hispanohablantes y estudiantes del idioma español. Incluye videos, características de comparación y contraste, y un diccionario visual.
Spanish-language encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish language learners. Includes videos, compare and contrast features, and a visual dictionary.
Explora is a fun, easy-to-use tool that can help you complete research and classroom assignments. With Explora, you will discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.
Scholastic Go! offers comprehensive nonfiction content for kids in grade 3 and up. Includes the following four encyclopedia databases: Amazing Animals, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, and The New Book of Popular Science. Find daily news and current events, interactive maps, dictionaries, and videos.
Scholastic ScienceFlix brings science education to students with hands-on scientific experiments, in-depth STEM careers exploration, and interactive videos, articles and lesson plans. This resource is for school aged children from 10 to 15 years old and can be accessed with your Santa Clara County Library District library card.
Provides encyclopedia articles, edited to suit kids and adults. Also includes tables, animations, videos, pictures, maps and resources for teachers. This trustworthy reference is perfect for school reports and research papers.
There are different portals for different age ranges, and includes Spanish resources for elementary school users. Learn more by viewing the tutorial below or these additional tutorials.