Kid Friendly Databases by oneforseven

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									Kid Friendly Databases Quick Guide
Elementary and Middle School

The AVL website offers a short list of elementary school resources. This
expanded version is meant to guide patrons to the resources they need, it is
not meant to replace searching.
Most databases provide help with citations in either APA or MLA style and often
both.

Almanac                                     SIRS Discoverer
 SIRS Discoverer                           Searchasaurus
Biographies                                  *visit EBSCOHost
 African American                           Web to find link
   Experience *BPL                        Magazine Articles
 African American History Online from     Britannica Online School Edition
   Facts on File                           Kids InfoBits
 SIRS Discoverer                          Kids Search
 Student Research Center                  Student Research Center
Citation Help                             Maps/ Charts
 Kids InfoBits *look under “teacher       African American History Online from
   toolbox”                                  Facts on File
Encyclopedia                               Annals of American History Online
 Britannica Online School Edition           by Encyclopedia Britannica
 Kids InfoBits                            SIRS Discoverer
 Kids Search *Funk & Wagnall’s           Poems
 Searchasaurus *visit EBSCOHost           LitFinder *Also find plays, speeches,
   Web to find link                          essays and stories.
                                          Timelines
                                           African American History Online from
                                             Facts on File
                                           Britannica Online School Edition
 Student Research Center                 Videos/ Audio
Flags                                      Britannica Online School Edition
 Britannica Online School Edition         Kids Search
 Searchasaurus *visit EBSCOHost
    Web to find link
 Student Research Center
Games
 Britannica Learning Zone                Web sites
Images                                     Britannica Online School Edition
* All databases listed on this page        SIRS Discoverer
provide images.                           Alabama State Education
Journal Articles                          Standards
 Britannica Online School Edition         Britannica Online School Edition
 SIRS Knowledge Source                      *Look under “teacher’s resources
Lexile Reading Levels

								
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