Databases

Databases

Student Electronic Access Resource Content Helper

Try the new SEARCH for Success portal! One login from home or school will get you where you're going for safe, reliable database resources! A great alternative to Google! Ask your librarian how to login today.

Research the origin, meaning, and history of your surname

The Internet publisher of literature, reference and verse, providing unlimited access to books and information on the web.

The etymology and history of first names

The etymology and history of surnames

Searches over 100 encyclopedias and dictionaries. Includes facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.

A tween destination for homework help and facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health. Highly ranked in search engines, Fact Monster contains an encyclopedia, almanacs, games, quizzes, research tools, holiday features, lots of self-made microsites for books, and more.

Find links to government and other kids' sites

A web search site for kids designed by librarians.

A website directory of pre-12 educational videos, websites and powerpoints, KidInfo is a great site for resources on homework help, teacher lesson plan sites, and challenging educational games

A fun site for learning math, history, science, and language arts. Includes quizzes for all subjects, as well as regents reviews, SAT vocabulary, and homework help.

A listing of over 49,000 surnames, their meanings and origins

Popular baby names in the United States

A Merriam-Webster site that includes dictionary, thesaurus, rhyming dictionary, as well as games and teacher resources.

A great math site that includes resources for students, parents, and teachers.

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