Online Resources

  • CultureGrams

    Links users to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, Provinces, and States material, in an engaging interface that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. It includes unlimited printing rights, along with exclusive online features: worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, Faces of the World interviews and a unique recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for all students and staff.

    Discovery Education

    Watch full-length instructional videos segmented into clips, make playlists, create digital, interactive posters and more. Provides more than 170,000 high quality, dynamic, digital resources including videos, games, audio files, images, writing prompts, encyclopedia articles and skill builders from Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, Science Channel and more. Access: Use your KSD login information. Recommended for all students and staff.

    eLibrary Curriculum Edition

    General reference tool delivering 2,500+ sources of reference collections of periodical and digital media content designed to support students. Sources include blogs, podcasts, websites, books, encyclopedias, reference works, government publications, magazines, maps, newspapers, video, audio, slideshows, timelines and more. Students can access BookCarts™ and QuizCarts™ created by teachers and librarians. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 3-12 grade students as well as staff.

    History Study Center

    Delivers thousands of primary and secondary sources covering ancient to modern U.S., and world history. Includes a World Conflicts Today section with current information and global and regional implications on Afghanistan, Basque Country, Iraq, Northern Ireland and more. Includes teaching tools such as classroom ideas, review questions, slideshows and more. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 3-12 grade students as well as staff.

    Hoonuit

    Thousands of short, easy-to-understand tutorial videos that can be accessed anytime and anywhere, providing technology proficiency skills for students and teachers. Access from any device: Use your KSD login information. Recommended for 3-12 grade students as well as staff and parents.

    Literature

    Offers a comprehensive integrated literary reference resource for original full-text works, author biographies, literary criticism, and more. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 3-12 grade students as well as staff.

    NoodleTools

    A fully-integrated note-taking and documentation program, including a note-taking component as well as a comprehensive and accurate bibliography composer. Access from any device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 3-12 grade students as well as staff.

    NoodleTools Express

    This site will generate citations for student research projects, but students will need to copy and paste the citation because there is no option to save them on the site. Works well for younger students as an alternative to NoodleTools. Access from any device without a login. Recommended for K-8 grade students.

    ProQuest

    Provides access to 21,000 current periodicals and newspapers, and contains both full-text and full-page images as well as country, province and state information. Keeps deep files of archival material and is expanding daily. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 6-12 grade students as well as staff.

    SIRS Discoverer

    A general reference database covering curriculum areas content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health and technology. More than 67,000 graphics, photos, maps, and charts are available, connected to associated articles. A pull-out collection includes over 7,000 maps, including all 50 United States, the provinces and territories of Canada, and nations and regions of the world. U.S. historical, world historical, and outline maps are also available. Access from a KSD device: Click on logo. From a personal device: Please contact your school's teacher-librarian for username and password. Recommended for 2-12 grade students as well as staff.

Last Modified on January 24, 2019