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Education Databases

Academic Search Premier Remote Access Allowed

  • A multi-disciplinary, full-text, academic journals database.
  • Comprehensive, a great 1st choice for college-level research

BrainPop Remote Access Allowed

  • The more you know, the more you know!
  • Short videos featuring animated characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts from Science and Technology to music and more!
  • Checkout the new GameUp feature for great educational games.
  • BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning.
  • To request a password in Alaska, call 1-800-440-2919

BrainPopJr (K-3) Remote Access Allowed

  • Where learning gets animated!
  • Same great BrainPop educational content but targeted at K-3 students.
  • BrainPOP supports individual, team, and whole-class learning.
  • To request a password in Alaska, call 1-800-440-2919

ERIC Remote Access Allowed

  • Educational Resource Information Center.
  • Access to education literature.
  • Professional development for educators.

Explora for Grades 6-12 Remote Access Allowed

  • For papers and research reports -- check out articles, videos, news, and more.
  • Thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health and sports.

Explora for Grades K-5 Remote Access Allowed

  • Come here first for school projects!
  • Explore animals, arts and music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science and health, social studies and more!

Kahn Academy Remote Access Allowed

  • A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.
  • Students can make use of an extensive video library, interactive challenges, and assessments from any computer with access to the web.
  • Videos cover K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.

Live Homework Help Remote Access Allowed

  • Live Tutors available seven days a week from Noon to 2 AM Alaska Time, other resources available 24/7.
  • Available as a service to Alaskan students in grades K-12 and intro-level college students.
  • Requires a PC or Mac and internet access.
  • Compatible with a variety of browsers Check here for details.
  • Requires Flash on your computer with pop-up blockers turned off.

Oxford Premium Reference Collection Remote Access Allowed

  • More than 100 reference titles (ebooks) and 50,000 entries (articles) from the Oxford Companion series.
  • Interdisciplinary subject area coverage.
  • Includes criticism guides on American, African, English, Classical Irish Literature and more.

Points of View Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • Covers controversial topics, providing an overview (objective background/description), point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument) for each one
  • Offers a Guide to Critical Analysis, which helps the reader evaluate the arguments given on each side of the debate

Professional Development Collection Remote Access Allowed

  • Professional and academic education resources.

Student Resources in Context Remote Access Allowed

  • Provides information on a broad range of topics, people, places and events.
  • Includes magazine articles, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio, and more

Teacher Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • Abstracts for more than 270 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.

Testing and Education Reference Center Remote Access Allowed

  • Find colleges, graduate schools, specialty and career programs, and test prep materials.
  • Test prep and practice tests for ACT, SAT, GRE, GMAT, PRAXIS, ASVAB, TOEFL, ASE, U.S. Citizenship and more.
  • Get help with your resume, prepare for an interview and more in the Virtual Career Library section.