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California State Library

Online content from Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.


"EBSCO is the leading provider of research databases, e-journals, magazine subscriptions, eBooks and discovery service for academic libraries, public libraries and more!"

Encyclopedia Britannica

A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. 

Need help from Britannica?

(800) 621-3900 x 7160 | [email protected]

Google Scholar

"Provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites."



* The main links below work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Students and staff with the district/school's off-campus access name and access codes should use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when using from public libraries or other non-school locations. 

Login: 64QH6CZ95G                   Password: [email protected]&8?c 


Need help from ProQuest? See our support page. (800) 521-0600 ext. 72971 | [email protected] or visit HERE!

  • CultureGrams- Concise social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world. (Grades 3-12)
  • eLibrary- Guided Research edition delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content including more than 11,000 Research Topics (Grades 6+).
  • eLibrary- Database Edition General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+)  
  • ProQuest Central Student-designed to bring instant results to users across thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, reports, and more. This resource brings together some of ProQuest's most used databases in education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news. (Grades 9+, IB, AP, College Prep)
  • ProQuest Research Companion-  a self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction.(Grades 8+) 
  • Schools & Educators Complete-  eBook subscription database of over 13,000 titles that supports English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology. (Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty) 
  • SIRS Discoverer- A general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
  • SIRS Issue Researcher- Pros and cons on 360+ (and growing) complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. (Grades 6+)

Citation Generators

Folger Theatre

Work on learning about Shakespeare, his plays, and Elizabethan England while completing puzzles, quizzes, and learning new words!


Grammar Girl

Mignon Fogarty's quick and easy tips for writing!


Purdue Owl

"The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students will find information to assist with many writing projects."



PaperRater helps grade your paper, checks grammar and word choice as well as real time analysis for FREE!


Poetry 180

"Poems can inspire and make us think about what it means to be a member of the human race. By just spending a few minutes reading a poem each day, new worlds can be revealed." 


Poet Corner

"The collection covers roughly 7,000 works by about 800 poets - including some of the best known works in the English language - and many obscure and forgotten works that are well worth reading ." 


Teaching Books

One-stop resources for books you are reading, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

View lessons, example problems, and more on!

Get a deeper look into math problems step by step!

Basic math reference tables! Ask questions and get answers from other students and experts on!



Get a deeper look into math problems step by step!

Cells Alive!

Animations of cells, puzzles, and more!


Halloween Chemistry Project


Read and learn the science of baseball!


Science project ideas!


Whole Frog Project

Dissect a frog... VIRTUALLY!

Everything you can learn about the 50 states!


BBC World News

Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions. They also include audio and video clips from BBC archives.


CIA World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.


National Museum of African American History & Culture

Powerful stories and media centralize African-American history.



The TimeMap of World History! All the world's history at your fingertips.


The White House

ACT Prep



SAT, PSAT and NMSQT prep!

Khan Academy

SAT Prep

PSAT, SAT, and ACT Preps!

This website has flashcard tests and interactive maps to help for the test!


Crash Course

Crash Course! Watch their helpful lessons and explanations on YouTube! You won't be disappointed!


Fantastic Fiction

Not sure what book to read next? Fantastic Fiction can help! Follow your favorite authors, never miss a new release, and keep track of what you read!


IXL Learning

Practice your skills in Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Spanish!

 The Library of Congress

Resources available for a variety of topics and needs!


Merriam-Webster Dictionary


National Geographic


Rhyme Zone

Find rhymes, synonyms, adjectives, and more!



Dig deeper into song meanings, lyrics, and trivia!


Stop, You're Killing Me! A website to die for...If you love mysteries!

Not sure what book to read next? "Stop, You're Killing Me! can help lovers of mystery, crime, thriller, spy, and suspense find the perfect book!


Ted Ed


The Best Schools

Learn how to make a resume!


Thought Co. 

Information on Science, Tech, Math, Humanities and Languages! 


U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

A way for prospective citizens to test their knowledge before taking the actual test.




World Atlas

Maps of anywhere in the world, statistics on populations and size of countries, the current time and date around the world, distance calculator, flags from everywhere, currency conversion. 


World Book Online

Banning Public Library-

To access World Book at home

Please use- Username: bldbng  Password: library1


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