Education Databases

A popular resource found in many academic settings worldwide, this resource was designed for the premier researcher, rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. As a leading scholarly database, it provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources.

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Search over 6,000 colleges to find the schools that match your academic preferences and get all the details on cost, admission, financial aid, graduation rate and student diversity in our college profiles.

Colorado Histories

A collection of biographies of historically important persons with connections to Colorado. Colorado has a rich history, and here we are just scratching the surface. Look around and explore the biographies of some famous – and infamous – Colorado characters.

Welcome to the Colorado Encyclopedia, a twenty-first-century reference work on the Centennial State.

The Colorado Encyclopedia began in 2009 when Colorado Humanities convened a group of Colorado enthusiasts to talk about developing a reliable compendium of information on life in Colorado. From these conversations a state encyclopedia began to take shape. Through the contributions of many collaborators, it has grown to fruition.

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The Colorado Virtual Library is produced by the Colorado State Library, and is funded in part with funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act.

The mission of the Colorado State Library is to help develop libraries and deliver information services throughout Colorado. The Colorado Virtual Library helps connect Coloradans to their... more

Dictionary.com is the world's leading digital dictionary. We provide millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins. Dictionary.com’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs. Dictionary.com also offers a... more

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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. DPLA connects people to the riches held within America’s libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions. The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization based in Boston.

The databases available are: Academic Search Premier, Auto Repair Reference Center, Business Source Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, History Reference Center, Legal Information Reference Center, Library, Info Science & Technology Abstracts, MAS Ultra, Masterfile Premier, Middle Search Plus, Newspaper Source, NoveList, Points of View Reference Center, Primary Search, Psychology & Behavioral Sciences, Regional Business News, Science... more

Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals. Explora provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

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  • Academic Search Elite
  • Professional Development Collection

For students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double-clicking on the topic from the display. The database contains various images and offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

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Just-right books for every reader

NoveList K-8 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. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

OnlineMBA.com equips prospective MBA students with the information they need to find their best online MBA program. You'll find a comprehensive MBA guide, program rankings, financial aid resources, and more on their website.

The Pine River Library, the Pine River Valley Heritage Society, and other partners are working together to bring you yearbooks, oral histories, and other artifacts from historical Bayfield, Colorado and the surrounding Pine River Valley.

The EBSCO Points of View Reference Center features articles supporting pro and con sides of current issues, helping you develop arguments to support your position.

Project Gutenberg offers over 57,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

An adapted packet to walk parents and kids through the process of participating in Science Fair. 

Learn American Sign Language (ASL) free online. 

This site is dedicated to the memory of Lloyd Bridges & Jim Scoggins.  Best friends and pioneers of Deaf rights and equal access for Deaf Americans.

Rich Content on Popular Topics Discussed in Today’s Classrooms

Teachers, librarians and student researchers can use this database to explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

Fostering Informed Discussion in the Classroom

To support classroom discussion, TOPICsearch contains full text for more than 96,000 articles from diverse content sources.

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TumblePremium is your answer to building reading, math and multiple literacy skills. TumblePremium is the amalgamation of three collections (TumbleBookLibrary, TumbleBookCloud Jr, TumbleMath) into one easy access point. One super collection, one login.

Our TumblePremium collection has nearly 1000 titles, with content most appropriate for those in grades K-6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other... more