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Library Resources for Students

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-Megan Casey
District Library Media Technician 
Gale Digital Content
gale elementary



This database features age-appropriate, reliable sources on a broad range of topics.

Password for remote access: slzusd


gale middle school



Created specifically for middle-school students, this database contains age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history. 

Password for remote access: slzusd


gale high school


This database features reference entries, magazine and newspaper articles, images and videos that you can use for researching your topic.  

Password for remote access: slzusd 


Resource: Gale and Canvas Integration

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National Geographic Kids, Password : POPPY




Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

Password: POPPY

gale science



Gale Interactive: Science

Password: POPPY

brain pop
BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12, together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, arts and music.
Pro-Quest Digital Content

Link to all ProQuest databases.


For remote access:                       

Username: VPSGU86C4F

Password:  T3tD+Ygh

Country and State Reports
Geography and Culture
Includes databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news.
Pros and Cons of current issues
Articles that tell all sides of an issue.
General reference resource for young researchers that makes learning fun and intuitive. Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language and computer skills.
Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.
Find a Book
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Click the above image to search the Destiny Catalog!
Lexile Catalog Click here!
E- Books & Resources
audible (Audiobooks in 6 different languages)
alameda County      (Enter your Alameda County library card number)
sora       (E-books)

What should I Read Next?

Did you really love the last book you read? Type in the title and this site will recommend books just like it!



This site gives you book suggestions, based on your favorite author or genre.


Guys Read

Book suggestions for boys.


Teen Ink Book Reviews

Book reviews written by teens, for teens!



Research Help

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Looking for information on a particular person or place? Try these!




Use your Google login.

For remote access:

Username: sanlorenzo  

Password: slzusd


This is a great site to find reliable news articles and so much more!


This is a one-stop shop for search engines, articles and random facts!

google advanced If you absolutely have to use Google, this will help you narrow down your search
copyright This page from the U.S. Copyright Office answers questions about copyright and fair use.

Looking for a picture or graphic for a report? This site allows you to search for copyright-free images. 


For help with your vocabulary homework!

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Dictionary Search!

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If you're researching a particular event or period in history, these are great resources to use!


national arhcives

If you're researching a particular event or period in history, these are great resources to use!



If you're researching a particular event or period in history, these are great resources to use!



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