The AP Stylebook is a widely used grammar style and usage guide for writers and editors, created by American journalists working for or connected with the Associated Press.
CLCD: Children's Literature Comprehensive Database
CultureGrams is a student reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world.
Digital Library of Illinois
Encyclopedia Britannica offers general research tools including articles, images and maps, media clips, primary sources, and links to recommended websites.
Facts on File
Facts On File is an award-winning publisher of print and online reference materials for the school and library market.
Available 24/7, Gale Courses provides more than 360 six-week long, online programs taught by college instructors.
Explore this database of encyclopedias and reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Issues and Controversies
A research database with hundreds of reference e-books and reputable magazines and journals, including Better Homes & Gardens, People, TIME, Sports Illustrated and U.S. News & World Report.
Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language.
Read It! is designed to support learners who are developing English language proficiency and need adapted reading material for many subjects.
Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries—giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, the environment, space, physics, and technology.
World Book Student
World Book Student provides access to encyclopedia articles, multimedia files, interactive maps, biographies, research tools, and more. For grades 5+.
World News Digest
A standard resource for information on U.S. and world events, World News Digest includes a complete searchable full-text archive, breaking news, and more.