eResources – For Teachers

AcademicOnefile

Academic OneFile is the premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Communications and Mass Media Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines focusing on all aspects of the communications field. Key subjects covered in the database include advertising and public relations, literature and writing, linguistics, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Diversity Studies Collection

Diversity Studies Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that explore cultural differences, contributions, and influences in the global community. The database is a must-have for social science, history and liberal arts coursework.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Educators Reference Complete

Educator’s Reference Complete provides access to academic journals, reports, and many premier reference sources in the field of education. The database includes content in key subject areas including administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing. The majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and other reference sources covering environmental issues and policies. The database includes diverse perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policymakers, and corporate interests.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database emphasizes full-text content for publications included in the Wilson Art Index and RILM bibliography.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale Books and Authors

Gale Books and Authors offers new ways to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, Authors, genres, and topics.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale eBooks

Gale eBooks is a collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: High School

Gale In Context: High School provides cross-curricular content on the most-studied topics aligned with national and state curriculum standards reinforcing the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: Middle School

Gale In Context: Middle School is a research tool created to support developing middle school aged learners as they build critical thinking and research skills. Cross-curricular content combined with organizational tools such as Highlights and Notes, and a simple user interface helps learners feel confident as they explore.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Gender Studies Collection

Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

General OneFile

General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

General Science Collection

General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)

The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

InfoTrac Newsstand

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

LitFinder

LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 130,000 full-text poems and 650,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

National Geographic Kids

Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

New York Times

Explore the New York Times online without encountering any article limits! Users at a CCRLS library can go directly to NYTimes.com and log into (or register for) a personal account; using that account on the library’s network ensures complete access and no limits. Users not at a library as well as those wanting to use the NYTimes mobile app can redeem 72 hours of access, also available to them via their personal NYTimes.com account (click here to get started).

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus 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 can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus connects readers to their next book by making recommendations for what to read next. One of the most popular elements is read-alikes. This feature suggests titles that are ‘just like’ other titles. If you’ve just finished a great book, log into NoveList Plus and find great read-alikes. Covers both fiction and nonfiction.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Pop Culture Collection

Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Popular Magazines

Popular Magazines provides access to the most searched magazines across the InfoTrac products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

Rick Steve’s Classroom Europe

These short video clips cover a vast range of topics: You’ll take a tour of the ancient Roman Forum; learn why people in Barcelona speak Catalan; ponder why pilgrims trek 30 days across northern Spain to Santiago de Compostela; see how and why Switzerland designed its major bridges and tunnels so they could be destroyed at the push of a button; and visit a vibrant market in the south of France. This site contains hundreds of such teachable clips, and more are being added all the time.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (no library card required)

Student Edition

InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

U.S. History Collection

U.S. History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in U.S. history and scholarly work being established in the field.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History. The new solution merges Gale’s authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

War and Terrorism Collection

War and Terrorism Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines of interest to analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science. The database offers balanced coverage of both historic and contemporary topics in the fields of war and terrorism.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)

World History Collection

World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

Available at: All CCRLS libraries

Access type: In-library use and Remote access (library card required)