This is a free video streaming service for teachers and students that can help enhance your lessons. Discovery Education offers a breadth and depth of digital media content that is immersive, engaging and brings the world into the classroom to give every student a chance to experience fascinating people, places, and events. All content is aligned to state standards, can be aligned to custom curriculum, and supports classroom instruction regardless of the technology platform. See a media specialist for information on signing up for a free account.
Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more. Discovery Collection also provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. New to the database are popular topic pick lists and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.
Student Resources in Context
Student Resources in Context provides holistic topic perspectives by integrating a multitude of content, including:
- 79,000 reference articles from acclaimed publications like American Decades
- 15 million periodical and newspaper articles from the New York Times, U.S. News and World Report, and many others
- 4,200 primary sources
- 100,000 multimedia records, including charts, graphs, maps and tables
- Video and audio content from NBC, NPR and many other respected sources
Educator's Reference Complete
Educator's Reference Complete is a selection of more than 450 full-text academic journals, hundreds of full-text reports, and many premier reference sources. Included content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education. Majority of the full-text titles included are also found in the ERIC database. The database is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.
Articles from more than 300 full-text periodicals covering a variety of topics for teachers/educators, including: health and fitness, school law, drug and alcohol abuse, learning disabilities, sports, arts and humanities, social sciences, and psychology.
Information Science & Library Issues
Library & Information Science Research, a cross-disciplinary and refereed journal, focuses on the research process in library and information science as well as research findings and, where applicable, their practical applications and significance.
Free e - books
As the library is to ink-and-paper books, these sites are to eBooks. Every site and page listed in this guide offers quality eBooks for absolutely no charge. Some can only be read directly on the site they are posted on, while many others are available to download on your reading device or computer. Enjoy browsing through the many, many selections that have been made available for public enjoyment.
oPEN tEXTBOOK lIBRARY
The Open Textbook Library provides a growing catalog of free, peer-reviewed, and openly-licensed textbooks. Textbooks in the Open Textbook Library are considered open because they are free to use and distribute, and are licensed to be freely adapted or changed with proper attribution. Many have been reviewed by faculty from Open Textbook Network member institutions.