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Encyclopædia Britannica 
Comprehensive encyclopedia meeting the reference needs for all patrons from students, to business professionals and lifelong learners. Offers “adult” and “kids” interface. Includes a dictionary, thesaurus, videos, images, primary sources, and e-books.
Kids InfoBits
Targeting the research needs of grades K-5 students. This resource includes Blackbirch Press curriculum support references, 100 full-text age appropriate magazines and 2 newswires. Graphs, charts, maps and over 2,500 searchable images.
Research in Context
Covers a wide range of topics for students in grades 6 through 8, drawing from periodicals, journals, reference books and more.
InfoTrac K-12 Student Edition
Designed for secondary school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Science In Context 
Comprehensive range of science journal, news, reference works, AV resources and interactive exercises supporting high school curricula and university coursework.
Biography in Context
Use this database for over 400,000 biographies covering literary figures, science, multicultural studies, business, entertainment, politics, sports, government, history, current events and the arts. Indexes all print volumes of the series.
Tumblebooks
Access funded by Weymouth Public Libraries
An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Novelist K-8

Novelist K-8 can help you find and enjoy great fiction!

   

If you have any questions about using these databases for your homework, ask one of the Librarians in the Children’s Room for help!