For Kids

Britannica Learning Zone
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Interactive learning  activities developmentally appropriate for children aged 4-7, focusing on maps and videos, games and learning materials, word and letter activities. Fundamental concepts include animals, colors, geography, numbers, shapes, sounds, time and more.

Britannica Library: Children
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Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, e-books, and other learning resources.  Ideal resource for for elementary-age children to start their research.

Britannica Library: Elementary School Edition
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A safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Primary, Middle and Secondary School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research, classroom exploration, and curriculum standards. Includes read aloud at all levels and translation for over 50 languages.

Kids InfoBits
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Search magazines & reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. This database is designed for students in kindergarten through grade 5.

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Funded by The Old Colony Library Network.

From Home or the Library
Select multiple databases from a  list and then search across all of the databases you have chosen.

Research Companion
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ProQuest Research Companion is a new, intuitive, self-guided tool written by writing instructors and librarians, designed to enhance information literacy, writing, and research skills in libraries and online learning environments.

Research in Context
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Research In Context is a cross-disciplinary search  designed for students in grades 6 to 8.  It spans literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history to support middle school assignments and coursework.