The Colony Public Library

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Homework & Education

Resources for students of all levels as well as educators.
Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete:

Comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals. 

African American History Online

African American History Online:

Thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. 

American Indian Histories and Cultures

American Indian Histories and Cultures:

Native American history including photos, newspapers, treaties, speeches, diaries, maps and journals.

The American West

The American West:

Original manuscripts, journals, personal accounts, maps, city directories, catalogues, photos and other rare printed works. 

Britannica Image Quest

Britannica Image Quest:

Access more than two million images that are rights-cleared for educational use by students, teachers & schools. 

ERIC

ERIC:

The Education Resource Information Center. 

Explora Elementary

Explora for Elementary School:

An easy-to-use research tool for Grades K-8.

Explora High School

Explora for High School:

A collection of research resources for High School students.

Ebsco Databases

Humanities Full Text:

Full text articles on art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion & more.

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Learning Express Library:

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want at school

MAS Ultra

MAS Ultra School Edition:

Full text for over 500 high school magazines, image collection, reference books. 

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus:

 Full text for over 140 middle school magazines, historical essays, image collection. 

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science:

Earth & space science including ecosystems, energy, rocks & minerals, weather and saving the Earth, geared to Grades 3-6. 

PowerKnowledge Life Science

PowerKnowledge Life Science:

Life science including animals, plants, the human body, life cycles and habitats, geared to Grades 3-6.

PowerKnowledge Physical Science

PowerKnowledge Physical Science:

Physical science including atoms & molecules, energy & matter, the periodic table, force, motion and temperature, geared to Grades 3-6. 

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection:

Comprehensive collection of full text education journals.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center:

Indexing and abstracts for popular journals for professional educators. 

TOPICSearch

TOPICSearch:

Full text articles on current topics from diverse sources including newpapers and periodicals. 

tutor.com

Tutor.com:

Free online tutoring help for kindergarten through adult learners, as well as job search help, resume assistance and more. 

World Book eBooks

World Book eBooks:

Research and general interest e-books for kindergarten through high school. Built in reader for desktop viewing or compatible with most tablets. 

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