Recommended General eResources for Middle School Research
Gale in Context--Middle School: All subjects with content updated daily; an engaging student experience merges magazines, news, multimedia and more. GALE.
Biographies Online: Middle school and high school resource presenting full length biographies of over 800 of the most important, influential, and interesting personalities. CHELSEA HOUSE.
Biography Reference Center: More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
CultureGrams: Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural content on the world's countries and peoples. PROQUEST.
eBooks EBSCO Full Collection: Multidisciplinary eBooks representing a broad range of subjects, material, and audiences. Searches Academic, High School, Public and K-8 collection. EBSCO.
Encyclopedia Britannica Middle School: Multimedia, reading-level appropriate nonfiction content for grade 6-8 students. Content includes encyclopedia articles, images, multimedia elements, eBooks, novels, and essays, along with a translation tool for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality.
Explora for High School: Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. EBSCO [ALSO AVAILABLE Explora All-Inclusive and Explora for Middle School}
Gale eBooks: (Formerly "GVRL"--Gale Virtual Reference Library) Unlimited access to top academic reference and nonfiction books. GALE.
Gale in Context--High School: Includes coverage of multiple subjects in an engaging student experience merging magazines, news, multimedia and more. Content is updated daily. GALE
Middle Search Plus: Articles from magazines and reference books including thousands of biographies, primary source documents, over a million photos, maps and flags. Subjects covered include history, current events, science, sports and biographies. EBSCO.
New York Times--Historical Newspaper: offers coverage from 1851-2015, including news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more. An outstanding primary resource.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context: Contains focused viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites. Covers timely social issues in a range of categories including business, environmentalism, health, law, politics, science and technology. GALE.