Databases and Subscriptions


     Bibliography/Works Cited:

    Noodle Tools

    Noodle Tools allows you to create a Bibliography/Works Cited list. You must first create your own personal account and remember to use MLA Jr!




    Britannica School

    Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.


    Research in Context

    Student Research in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History.

    Research in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including:

    • Reference articles from acclaimed publications like American Decades
    • Periodical and newspaper articles from the "New York Times", "USA Today", and many others
    • Primary sources
    • Multimedia records, including charts, graphs, maps and tables
    • Video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources


    The World Almanac for Kids

    A one-stop reference resource for intermediate level students, including biographies.


    Ferguson's Career Guidance

    Includes information on careers, industries and career outlooks.


    Learn 360

    Provides thousands of multi-media resources, including videos.


    Gale's General Reference Center Gold

    General Reference Center Gold provides access to magazines, newspapers, trade publications, and reference books through one easy interface. This general interest database offers the latest content covering current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.


    GaleNet's Opposing Viewpoints

    This database includes full-text magazine and newspaper articles, information from reference books, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and links to websites about controversial social issues.



    Includes SIRS Discoverer, SIRS Decades, SIRS Knowledge Source and CultureGrams


    NOVEL Gale Group (Courtesy of New York State Library)

    The New York Online Virtual Library, which provides access to a multitude of resources including full-text articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers; encyclopedias and reference books; business and health resources; and the Twayne Authors series.



    A collection of resources about authors, illustrators, and children’s and young adult literature. Provides multimedia resources, book guides, author web pages, book readings, and thematic book lists.


    Teen Health and Wellness

    Teen Health & Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers, the award-winning and critically acclaimed database from Rosen Publishing Online, provides students with curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life, and more.


    Health Reference Center

    Discover periodicals and reference book content supporting research in health studies.



    Founded in 1999, BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. Our award-winning online resources include BrainPOP, for grades 3 and up; BrainPOP Jr., for grades K-3; and BrainPOP Español. Our newest resource, BrainPOP Educators, features free tips, tools, and best practices by and for our teacher community.



    Royalty free music for schools!


    NoveList K-12


    NoveList K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers, Kindergarten through Grade 8. It helps students find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. NoveList k-8 has over 60,000 fiction books in it's database!


    Erie 1 ebooks

    ebooks courtesy of Erie 1 BOCES School Library System


    NOVELNY Resources for Teachers