If you’ve got research to do, don’t just paste your question into Google. A savvy, critical thinker starts their query with tools purpose-built for the task. Your KAS library is here to support you with access to scholarly databases at all age levels.
Brain POP: Watch animated videos of science, history, reading, writing and more!
EBSCO Host: Advanced Placement Source and 3,000+ non-fiction K-8 ebooks. Good for extended essays, and elementary research projects.
FactCite: A database full of easy-to-read biography and historical information, perfect for classroom presentations and reports.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints supports virtually any curricular need, forming the premier online resource covering today’s social issues. This cross-curricular research database supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
Gale In Context: Global Issues supports awareness and provides perspective on global issues while tying together a wealth of authoritative content: empowering learners to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world.
NewsBank: Explore diverse perspectives, topics, and trends aligned with all curricular areas from credible, vetted, international, national, and local sources to foster critical thinking skills.
JStor: Thousands of academic periodicals covering over 150 topics. Perfect for EE research!
PebbleGo: The award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research.
Research Rocket: Find topical research with age-appropriate, vetted sources. Explore topics, trends, and current events that align with most curricular areas.
WorldBook Online: A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.