Student Resources


Credo Reference (formerly Literati)

Go to Credo Reference in the Library or outside the Library

Search smarter with access to online encyclopedias, dictionaries, test prep, and more.  Watch video tutorials or get live Homework Help from expert teachers, too.



eLibrary in the Library or outside the Library: Search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, pictures, maps, book excerpts, and TV or radio transcripts.


Expanded Academic ASAP

Expanded Academic ASAP in the Library or outside the Library: Search scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers - many with full text and images on subjects from arts & the humanities to social sciences, science, and technology.


Find It Virginia

Find It Virginia: Provides free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazine & journal articles, encyclopedias, and more! Materials are available for all age ranges and interests.  You can use Basic Search, Advanced Search, or see a list of available databases and customized collections.


General OneFile

General OneFile in the Library or outside the Library: Search millions of news and periodical articles for information on business, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science,  sports, technology, and more. Updated daily.  You can also search specialized collections like the Agriculture Collection and Computer Database on our Gale Collections page.




Kids InfoBits

Kids InfoBits in the Library or outside the Library: This resource for Students in Kindergarten through Grade 5 features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search, and age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazines, newspapers and reference books on a variety of subjects.


Literature Criticism Online

Literature Criticism Online in the Library or outside the Library: Features full-text articles from Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (v. 1-187), Contemporary Literary Criticism (v. 1-235), and access to Gale's Literary Index.

National Geographic Kids in the Library or outside the Library: Get complete issues of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, downloadable images, National Geographic Kids books on history, biography, science & technology, and National Geographic Readers, which cover wildlife, pets, nature, & more.


Research in Context - Grades 6-8

Research in Context in the Library or outside the Library: Research tools like age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more for students in grades 6-8 in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.


Salem Online - History and Literature
Go to Salem Online: Salem Online includes the complete content of three series of historical reference - Milestone Documents, The Decades, and Great Lives from History and "Critical Insights" series, classic and current literary criticism of the world’s most-studied authors and titles.

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