elementary and middle school

Although these information resources are of use to students from elementary to college, adults of all ages will find many of these resources helpful for their information needs.

Although you can search through the nearly 50 available databases individually, you can also do an all-in-one search through them all. Discover a great collection of articles gleaned from thousands of magazines, journals, newspapers, and books along with videos, images, and audio.

Academic OneFile
Look here for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly.


Kids InfoBits
This collection is designed especially for beginning researchers in kindergarten through grade 5 and covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.


Middle School
Designed for student researchers in sixth through eighth grades, this database includes nearly 300 topic pages and overviews in literature, science, social studies, U.S. history, and world history.


National Geographic Kids
Fun, substantive content takes kids 6-14 on adventures in science, nature, culture and space.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Continuously updated information and opinions cover hot issues.


U.S. History in Context
Academic articles, videos, primary documents, and more on topics in U.S. history.


World History
Access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.



Oregon School Library Information System
The Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)  includes resources to help children learn to research, find information, and properly cite sources.


Updated 8/2/2019