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  • Ask Here PA
    • Ask Here PA is designed to provide fast answers to your questions (24 hours a day - 7 days a week), using information found on the Internet and in proprietary databases funded by libraries. In most cases, Ask Here PA Librarians will provide an answer online in 15 minutes or less! If your question involves lengthy research, we'll get you started and/or provide a referral for you or your question.
  • BookFlix
    • Video picture books paired with related nonfiction books for preschool and elementary age children. Includes some books in Spanish.
  • CyberBee
    • Homework links for kids, parents and teachers.
  • CyberSmarts
    • This interactive e-book collection for grades 3 – 6 offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.
  • Internet Public Library Kids Space
    • Subject access to homework resources.
  • Kids Search
    • This easy-to-use, graphically appealing search interface was designed especially for grades K – 8, helping these kids search on a broad range of subjects in a professionally selected collection of age-appropriate magazine & newspaper articles. Articles are assigned a Lexile rating to indicate reading level.
  • Middle Search Main Edition
    • Designed for middle school students, this e-resource provides full text access to popular magazines, thousands of biographies and historical essays, and an image collection with over 960,000 photos, maps, and flags.
  • Primary Search Main Edition
    • Designed for elementary school students, Primary Search: Main Edition provides full-text access to popular magazines for elementary school research dating back to 1990. All articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). The resource also provides access to full-text biographies and books and an Image Collection of over 960,000 photos, maps and flags.
  • Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
    • The most controversial social topics of the day are covered with both pro and con arguments in this database.
  • Searchasaurus
    • Searchasaurus is a search interface designed for primary school students, providing them with a colorful, animated interface, complete with erupting volcanoes and a dinosaur guide as they gather information on a wide range of topics from over 80 popular full-text magazines, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, and the Encyclopedia of Animals. The e-resource includes Lexiles.
  • SIRS Discoverer
    • SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school students, researchers, and educators.