Databases for Students

August 9, 2016

The Library has several databases that will help students learn more about the world and complete assignments.  Take a look at our database page for students and homework at: http://www.mrcpl.org/research/subjects/students-and-homework

Here are a few examples of databases we have available to help students:

Explora for Kids

Explora for Kids is a research database designed with students and educators in mind. Elementary school students can learn about their favorite subject. Look up words. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find pictures. Translate articles into more than 30 languages. 

Explora for Teens

Explora for Teens is a research database designed for middle and high school students and educators. Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary.  Translate articles  into more than 30 languages.

BookFlix

This online literary resource for children pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.

Daily Life Through History

ABC CLIO combines “three rich databases to provide a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary resource that supports history, social studies, English, and language.”

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer offers easy homework help in areas like science, history & government, social issues, and more, complete with Common Core correlations. 

SIRS Issues Researcher

Issues Researcher allows you to find "Pro and Con" arguments for major social issues from gun control to bullying. 

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