Electronic Library Resources
Ask library staff for Usernames and Passwords for home use.
     - Appropriate for beginning researchers in Lower Houses
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        - Databases with texts designed for beginning researchers
       - Spoken-word audio
     Request username and password from library staff.


     - Cultural information about each state, the Canadian provinces and territories, and more than 200 countries. 
     - Also contains a "Kids edition", giving a kid's-eye view of daily life in countries around the world.
    *Ask WCS library staff for the Username and Password for use at home.

       - 97 TRUE books from Scholastic
      For use outside of WCS, ask your librarian for the username and password, and click below....
  •      Social Studies - middle school
   Please use this link when you are outside of school.....
     http://freedomflix.digital.scholastic.com (you'll need the new username & password)
     Biographies, Biographies, Biographies!
     - Magazine articles appropriate for grades 3 and up.
     - Contains an animal encyclopedia
- Offers a choice of three electronic encyclopedias
Ø     Encyclopedia Americana
        - most detailed and highest reading level of the three
Ø     Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Ø     The New Book of Knowledge
        - most basic of the three
PLUS The New Book of Popular Science 
         - a science reference source for WCS middle school students
- Most articles include links to magazine articles and web sites
- Bibliography format included at end of articles
* Ask library staff for Username and Password for use at home.
ABC Clio
   - American history database
   - American government database
   - Appropriate for most middle schoolers
    - Full text of over 3000 magazines and newspapers
    - Middle school students should start with Junior Edition
    - Includes biography database too!
    - Lower House students should begin with Kids Infobits (see below)
    - Great for adults too!

Request username and password from library staff.
   American history, world history, ancient history, science, and more are indexed in this one database.
   Request username and password from library staff.
        ImageQuest -    ...millions of great images.
                     Ask your librarian for username and password.