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The most frequently-used databases
Britannica School Edition
This link opens in a new windowBritannica School. Welcome to Britannica School, a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School. Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.
We know how challenging teaching history can be. We've gathered and created resources that you can trust – you can run with them as they are or easily adapt them to your students. Explore our resources below to make your teaching easier.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Ancient & Medieval History Online
This link opens in a new windowPresents the full scope of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centres on key civilisations and regions.
This link opens in a new windowStoryline Online receives over 140 million views annually from children all over the world.
Reading aloud to children has been shown to improve reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking and concentration, and general academic aptitude, as well as inspire a lifelong love of reading. Teachers use Storyline Online in their classrooms, and doctors and nurses play Storyline Online in children’s hospitals.