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Student Resources

For Current Students


The following is a list of databases that students can use at school and at home for research, education practice, and more. Some may require a log-in.

Students may also reference the Butt Family Library Catalog while at school--an online version of a card catalog--to help you find resources available in our on-campus library. – A readers’ advisory site using plots, theme, character, and setting options to help students choose books they might enjoy.

Ask for Kids – A database used to search a selection of websites using question prompts. The site also conducts a parallel search of encyclopedias, Yahooligans, and Education World.

Awesome Library – A directory that organizes the world wide web and provides access to 18,000 reviewed resources.

Dr. Math – Ask Dr. Math a question or browse the archive of previously asked questions. This website is operated by the Math Forum of Swarthmore College and financed by the National Science Foundation.

Easy Bib – This website assists students with the creation of a bibliography in MLA format.

Internet Public Library – A public library for the internet community maintained by the University of Michigan’s School of Information Science.

KidsClick! – A database of over 6,400 websites compiled by librarians.

Kids’ Turn Central – School, education, and homework resources

Librarians Index to the Internet – Search this carefully reviewed database of over 30,000 websites maintained and evaluated by librarians. Various research topics are included in this compilation of dictionaries, encyclopedias and thesauri.

National Geographic – A world leader in geography, cartography and exploration. Play games, watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts on their website.

San Antonio Public Library – Provides access to books, information, and resources to promote a lifetime of reading and learning.

SuperSummary – In-depth study guides written by experienced teachers, professors, and literary scholars for a wide range of fiction and non-fiction titles.

Time 100 – This site includes profiles of the most important people of the 20th Century and contains audio and video clips, quizzes, polls, and other related web sites.

Tumblebooks – An online collection of animated, talking, picture books which teaches young children the joys of reading in a format they’ll love.