Online Databases
 

These content resources, sometimes referred to as "library databases," provide teachers, school librarians and students with a massive amount of digital information: magazines, books, scientific research, newspaper articles, photos, videos and more — all aligned with the standards that California has created for its schools.

 


World Book Online: www.worldbookonline.com

Username: sierra

Password: sands

Introductory Video: World Book Student Overview

 


 Encyclopaedia Britannica logo

Encyclopaedia Britannica is the classic reference compendium of summary informational articles on a wide range of subjects. The online offerings are crafted by research experts and updated continuously — more than 1,000 new articles per month.


Britannica School is the go-to site for K-12 research. Britannica School offers an automated translation tool for over 50 languages, as well as quick dictionary definitions and audio pronunciation.

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource, made for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. Escolar articles are original works, not translations.


Encyclopaedia Britannica: school.eb.com

Access ID: sierrasands

Passcode: ssusd

Introductory video: Britannica School Guide for Students

 


 ProQuest logo

ProQuest is used by researchers and librarians around the world. ProQuest has a growing content collection that encompasses 90,000 authoritative sources, six billion digital pages and spans six centuries. Students have access to various ProQuest collections through this project.


ProQuest:  https://explore.proquest.com/

Username: ssusd

Password: Sierrasands#1

Summary of ProQuest offerings: Students - California K-12 - LibGuides at ProQuest

 


TeachingBooks logo

TeachingBooks.net features a suite of instructional resources that enrich the fiction and nonfiction books read by children and young adults. Databases include:

Book Guides & Lesson Plans Diverse Books Meet-the-Author Videos and Book Readings Resources for Award-Winning Books

TeachingBooks.net
Username:  ssusd
Password:   teachingbooksK12
Introductory video: 5-Minute Overview