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        <h1>California K-12 Digital Resources</h1>    
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            Online content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and TeachingBooks.net are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.
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                    These three databases are provided for all California students from the <a href="https://www.library.ca.gov/services/to-public/k-12-online-content-project/" target="_blank">California State Library</a>.
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                    <h2 class="mb-3"><a href="https://school.eb.com/" target="_blank">Encyclopaedia Britannica</a> (PreK-12)</h2>
                
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                    A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.
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<span style="font-size: medium; color: black;"><a href="https://school.eb.com/levels/elementary" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img title="Elementary " src="https://teachingbooks.net/images/B_school_Elem.jpg" alt="Elementary  " width="150" height="50" /></a><a href="https://school.eb.com/levels/middle" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img title="Middle " src="https://teachingbooks.net/images/B_school_Mid.jpg" alt="Middle  " width="150" height="50" /></a><a href="https://school.eb.com/levels/high" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img title="High" src="https://teachingbooks.net/images/brit_high.jpg" alt="High " width="150" height="50" /></a><a href="https://escolar.eb.com/levels" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img title="Escolar " src="https://teachingbooks.net/images/B_escolar2.jpg" alt="Escolar" width="150" height="50" /></a></span>
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<p>Need help from Britannica? <a href="https://britannicalearn.com/blog/welcome-california/" target="_blank">See our support page</a>. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | <a href="mailto:edsupport@eb.com">edsupport@eb.com</a></p>                
                
                
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                    <h2 class="mb-3"><a href="https://www.teachingbooks.net/" target="_blank">TeachingBooks.net</a> (PreK-12)</h2>
                    <p>One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.</p>
                    
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<h2 class="mb-3"><a href="https://proquest.libguides.com/CaliforniaK12" target="_blank">ProQuest</a> (Grades 3-12)</h2>
 

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        * The icons above and main links below work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Students and staff with the district/school's off-campus access name and access codes should use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when using from public libraries or other non-school locations.

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        <li><strong><a href="https://online.culturegrams.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">CultureGrams</a> </strong>- Concise social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world. <em>(Grades 3-12)</em><br /><a href="http://online.culturegrams.com/index.php?login=100">CultureGrams Off-Campus Access</a></li>

 

        <li><strong><a href="http://discoverer.sirs.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">SIRS Discoverer</a></strong> - A general reference database providing safe, reliable, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators. <em>(Grades 3-9)</em><br /><a href="https://explore.proquest.com/sirsdiscoverer/login">SIRS Discoverer Off-Campus Access</a></li>



        <li><strong><a href="http://sks.sirs.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">SIRS Issues Researcher</a></strong> - Pros and cons on 360+ (and growing) complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. <em> (Grades 6+)</em><br /><a href="https://explore.proquest.com/sirsissuesresearcher/login">SIRS Issues Researcher Off-Campus Access</a></li>



        <li><strong><a href="https://explore.proquest.com/" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">eLibrary</a></strong> - <em>Guided Research edition </em>delivers one of the largest general reference collections of periodical and digital media content including more than 11,000 Research Topics <em>(Grades 6+)</em><br /><a href="https://explore.proquest.com/elibrary/login">eLibrary Guided Research Off-Campus Access</a></li>



        <li><strong><a href="https://search.proquest.com/elibrary" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">eLibrary</a></strong> - <em>Database Edition</em> General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. <em>(Grades 6+)</em><br /><a href="https://explore.proquest.com/elibrary/login">eLibrary Database Edition Off-Campus Access</a></li>



        <li><strong><a href="https://search.proquest.com/centralk12" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">ProQuest Central Student</a></strong> -  designed to bring instant results to users across thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, reports, and more. This resource brings together some of ProQuest's most used databases in education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news. <em>(Grades 9+, IB, AP, College Prep)</em><br /><a href="https://search.proquest.com/central/login">Central Student Off-Campus Access</a></li>



        <li><strong><a href="https://pqrc.proquest.com" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">ProQuest Research Companion</a></strong> - a self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction.<em>(Grades 8+)</em><br /><a href="http://pqrc.proquest.com/loginResearch">Research Companion Off-Campus Access</a></li>

 

               <li><!--PROQUEST SCHOOLS AND EDUCATORS COMPLETE  PLEASE CHANGE THE URL to the URL FOR YOUR DISTRICT--><strong><a href="https://proquest.libguides.com/CaliforniaK12/seccode" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank">Schools & Educators Complete</a></strong> - eBook subscription database of over 13,000 titles that supports English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology. <em>(Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty)</em></li>

 

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