Help for Students

  • Explora for Elementary/Primary - Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research.
  • Explora for High School - Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research.
  • Explora for Public Libraries - Provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world's leading magazines and reference books.
  • MAS Complete - Full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books covering various subjects, such as history, sports, art, music and biographies. 
  • Middle Search Plus - Full-text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines.
  • Novelist K-8 Plus - Find the perfect book to read for younger readers.
  • Primary Search - Full-text for nearly 70 popular elementary school magazines.
  • Texas Reference Center - A school/public library database containing full-text periodicals, full-text reference books, several Texas newspapers, and more.
  • World Book Advanced - Powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases for high school students and adults.
  • World Book Discover - Reference tool for advanced researchers and information seekers.
  • World Book Early World of Learning - Resources to help preschoolers and children in the early grades with critical early childhood themes and language skills.
  • World Book Kids - Easy-to-read articles and a wealth of engaging multimedia, games, science projects, interactive tools and activities.
  • World Book Student  - Content and features designed for school-aged patrons' homework and research needs.
  • World Book Timelines - Interactive, and customizable timelines of important events throughout history.