Research Tools for Kids

Biography in Context

In-depth source of biographical information using both print and multimedia sources.

Global Issues in Context

Ties together news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos and statistics to analyze critical global issues.

Global Road Warrior

Provides international travelers with information on 175 countries. Topics include country facts, climate, society & culture, demographics, money and banking, points of interest, transportation, maps, communications, and much more.

Kids InfoBits

Research information for primary school age. Also has worksheets that teachers may print off and use in the classroom.


Provides access to information on 155,000 fiction titles, but it also offers a wide range of feature content that will expand your staff’s ability to serve fiction readers of all ages and increase the reach of your library’s program including author read-alikes, book discussion guides, reading lists and more.

Science in Context

Integrates science ideas by topic using headlines and videos. Spotlights simple to complex science experiments and projects.

U.S. History in Context

Coverage of United States historical topics using reference tools, multimedia sources and primary documents.

World Book Online

Online encyclopedias for children and adults, in English and Spanish.