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This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.

Watch videos from dozens of national and international news and education sources that cover such topics as business, geography, health and wellness, history, science, and more.

An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure.

A kid-friendly version of Encyclopaedia Britannica designed to help K-5 students with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

Contains state and country profiles, graphs and tables, photos, biographical articles, and unique information like recipes from around the world. There is a version of this database just for kids and a version for everyone else.

Zinio is a collection of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Eating Light, The Economist, ESPN, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Explore our collection of nearly 300 titles! Directions on how to download magazines from Zinio to your device may be found on this page.

Elementary students can easily search for information about animals, arts and music, biographies, math, science, and more using resources like Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, popular full-text elementary school magazines, eBooks, thousands of images, and videos. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

Using Freegal (rhymes with "legal"), you can download 5 DRM-free MP3 songs every week to your computer, iOS or Android device. Search a catalog containing millions of songs. Directions on how to download songs from Freegal to your device may be found on this page.


Search tens of thousands of encyclopedic entries across a variety of subject areas.


Pronounced "Chim-meks," this online version of the classic print encyclopedia provides comprehensive information on thousands of species, including information on evolution and taxonomy, physical characteristics, distribution, habitat, behavior, feeding ecology and diet, reproductive biology, conservation status, and significance to humans.


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