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Databases for Teens

  • Academic Search Premier is an academic collection by Ebsco of full text, peer-reviewed journals. Over 4,500 journals are available in full text, more than 3,700 of which are peer-reviewed. PDF back files dating to 1975 or earlier are provided for more than 100 journals. Find full text coverage of a broad array of subject areas, including biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, and religion & theology. View our tutorial!

  • This Gale database contains nearly 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals, 170+ award-winning Gale reference titles and 50,000 new or updated bios are added annually in addition to daily updates to account for awards and events.

  • has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.  Find project ideas and instructional videos. You will have to create an account using an email address and a password.  For remote access you will also need your library card number.

  • Library patrons have access to over 3000 titles from Overdrive. All magazine titles checked out are free. Download and read magazines on your Mac or Windows computer, iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet, and Kindle Fires using a web browser or the Libby app.  To set up an account, all you need is your library card! 

  • The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society. We do this by maximizing public access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge.

  • Click here for access to a selection of Ebsco databases covering a wide range of topics from homework help for all school ages to business and consumer information.

  • Explora contains reliable information for students on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports. For example, there 60,000 videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency.  Also included is EBSCO’s easy citation tool to properly cite sources in your research.

  • Freegal Music is a free and legal downloadable and streaming music service. Freegal Music offers a variety of music, for recordings available from Sony Music Entertainment labels, including Arista, Columbia, RCA as well as many other labels. You can download and listen from a computer or portable devices or just stream!  All you need is your library card! View our tutorial!

  • Global Road Warrior is a geography database from World Trade Press designed for business people, travelers and students. It contains detailed world country information including 1575 maps and over 6500 photos. View our tutorial!

  • History Reference Center is a comprehensive full text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers.

  • LearningExpress Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help patrons, students, and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Click on a category to the right so that you can start on your path to success right now. View our tutorial!

  • Literature Resource Center This literature database offers critical, biographical and contextual content. Full-text articles from scholarly journals and literary magazines are combined with critical essays, work and topic overviews, full-text works, biographies, and more to provide a wealth of information on authors, their works, and literary movements. Researchers at all levels will find information they need.

  • Mango Languages is an online language learning system that teaches actual conversation skills. Each lesson combines real-life situations and audio from native speakers with an easy-to-follow interface and simple, clear instructions. Mango Languages offers 70 foreign language courses and 12 ESL courses, such as Spanish, Japanese, French, German, Italian, Greek, Russian, Mandarin Chinese and ESL for Polish speakers, ESL for Spanish speakers and ESL for Brazilian Portuguese speakers. View our tutorial!

  • Search for your next great fiction or narrative nonfiction read by genre, subject heading, characters, or author. Also find author read-alikes, recommeded reads, book discussion guides and more.  Find books for all ages here. View our tutorial!

  • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center draws on the acclaimed social issues series published by Greenhaven Press, as well as core reference content from other Gale and Macmillan Reference USA sources to provide a complete one-stop source for information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

  • A collection of ebooks that may be downloaded and and read on an ebook device, and eaudiobooks that can be downloaded and listened to on an MP3, iPod, phone, tablet or computer. The collection is updated monthly and is free to Eagle Valley Library District cardholders. Find troubleshooting help here.

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  • Part of Thomson Gale's growing science product line, Science in Context is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. This 24/7 resource reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms such as earth science, science history, life science, physical science, science and technology, space and much more.

  • Student Resources In Context is geared to high school (and early college) students and offers cross-curricular content aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards, and presents that material in the way most useful for students. This database provides support and sources for papers, projects, and presentations.

  • Teen Health & Wellness is specifically designed for teenagers on issues relating to health, fitness, alcohol, drugs, mental health, family life and more. It also provides young adults with authoritative content that is reviewed by experts in the areas of medicine, mental health, nutrition, guidance, and counseling.


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