Online Resources & Databases

Visit our sub-pages to learn more about some of our great online resources, including online databases, ebooks, and our library catalog.

DATABASES:

Visit and search DA's online library, Follett Destiny! Destiny Quest is another catalog option as well.

Start your researching with some of EBSCO's databases! Accessible on campus, and email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the password to use these databases off-campus. 

A collection of comic books for children through young adults. Because comic books are highly visual, please evaluate and discuss as a family the books you're comfortable with your child reading. Email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the access code to set up your own account.

Discovery Education streaming offers wonderful educational videos, photos, articles, and other resources. Teachers, email Ms. Gutierrez for information on setting up your account.

Check out CultureGrams, an amazing geography and culture resource! Email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the password.

A great collection of online encyclopedias and other resources. Email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the password.

BrainPOP creates animated movies that tie in to curriculum. These movies are educational, entertaining, and support classroom learning! We have a subscription that students can use at school and at home. It's all web-based, no downloading or installation required! Email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the password.


ONLINE RESOURCES:

Access ebooks online! Go here for more information and here to watch a how-to screencast. 

To log in and view the ebooks Mackin offers, type in Denver Academy in the "School Name" box. Email Ms. Gutierrez at jgutierrez @ denveracademy . org for the password.

Amazing free resources that showcase historical documents, photographs, pieces of art, and literature.

U.S. National Archives' Digital Vaults
A collection of some of the U.S.'s primary source documents, including photos, treaties, and more.

Similar to the U.S. National Archives' site, but offering worldwide resources.

An amazing collection of media in the public domain that you can use freely for your projects!

Denver Public Library 
Use their catalog to check out amazing resources, search over 100 databases, listen to audio ebooks, chat online with a librarian, sign up for a library card, and more!

Colorado Talking Book Library 
A free resources for Coloradoans unable to read due to "visual, physical, or learning disabilities," visit this site to browse their catalog and download an application.

Ask Colorado Librarians 
Chat live with a Colorado librarian 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except major holidays).

Colorado Virtual Library 
Search Colorado libraries, find historic newspapers, and use the Ask Colorado resource!