Middle School

Biography in Context

Biographical entries from encyclopedias and journal articles about noteworthy world figures.


Targeted search levels for children, young adults, and an adult reference center. Current events and primary sources are included.

Britannica Escolar

Britannica in Spanish for elementary and secondary school-level research.

Colorado Historic Newspapers

Explore 250 different local newspapers, dating from 1859 to 1982.


Illustrated resource featuring cultural and geographical information on provinces, states and world topics.

Global Issues in Context

Search by issue or topic to get specific global viewpoints, reference information, statistics, articles, reports and more.

History Resources: Facts on File

Research portal for American History, Modern World History, and Ancient & Medieval History Online.

Homework HelpNow


Live homework help and tutoring, including a writing lab, skills building, test prep, and Spanish-speaking tutors, for students of all ages and learning levels.

Literature Resource Center

Background information about writers from around the world, including essays on their work.

Middle School Explora

Full-text articles from popular magazines and reference books, including categories organized by popular topics, for middle schoolers.

Newspaper Source Plus

Digital resource of global news content, including millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines, plus television and radio transcripts.

NoveList K-8 Plus

Fiction and nonfiction resource for readers of picture books, chapter books, and young adult titles, including listen-alikes.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Background information, arguments and statistics related to current social issues.

Reference E-Books

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A searchable database by topic or subject, including the arts, literature, business, history and medicine.

Science Reference Center

Full-text articles on biology, chemistry, earth and space sciences, and more from hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals.

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