Children’s Databases

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  • MAS Ultra Full-text articles from magazines, pamphlets, and reference books.  
  • Masterfile Full-text articles from magazines plus biographies.  
  • Middle Search Plus For middle school students, contains full-text articles, biographies, primary source documents, and images, including maps and flags.
  • New York Times Historical (1851-2011)  Contains articles from the New York Times newspaper. Helpful for locating obituaries and biographical information on well-known people.  
  • Newspaper Source Plus Contains articles from national, international and regional newspapers.  
  • Primary Search A good source for elementary school students, provides articles from nearly 70 popular magazines.
  • Novelist K-8
    This database helps find good books for readers up to grade 8.
  • What Do I Read Next?
    Use this database to search by title, author, story line, character, or award winners to find new books to read
  • Research In Context
    Provides articles from reference books on science.
  • Science Online
    Lots of articles about different topics in science.
  • Science Reference Center
    Find information about biology, chemistry, geology, space, ecology, health, medicine, science history, physics, scientists, technology, and animals.
  • Referencia Latina
    Ofrece contenido de una variedad de fuentes, incluyendo entradas de enciclopedia, imágenes, informes sobre salud; un diccionario, y más de 100 libros de referencia.