Research Tools for Kids

Biography in Context

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


Explore everything Encyclopedia Britannica has to offer including 123,000 encyclopedia articles, downloadable videos, a world atlas, primary source documents, thousands of images and more!

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.

In Context: Global Issues

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

In Context: Science

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

In Context: U.S. History

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

Kanopy Kids

Video streaming service for kids with unlimited viewing.

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.

NoveList K-8 Plus

A tool for kids, parents and teachers to find books that are just right for the reading level and interests of kids, grades K-8.

TumbleBooks Library

Digital books, puzzles, games, and language learning for kids of all ages.