Online Resources for Research

We use a variety of online encyclopedias and research tools in our library. You can access them through the online catalog under the tab marked "Online Research." Usernames and Passwords have been shared with students via google classroom.

Scholastic Go!: includes New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World

Encyclopedia Britannica


   Provides a number of reference databases that can be searched. Books, newspapers, dictionaries, encyclopedias, magazines, pictures and even radio and television transcripts are included. Results can be searched by lexile (reading level). NoveList is a great resource for read likes.

Select the Searchasaurus, Kids Search, Explora (new- contains videos along with what is listed above) from the list of databases

Kids Click

KidsClick! is a web search site designed for kids by librarians - with kid-friendly results.

Somerset County Library System

Students with a valid library card have access to the following online databases from the Somerset County Library System.