Databases & eBooks

  • Gale In Context: Environmental Studies: Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content. Please use the password smmusd to access the database.

    Gale Interactive: Science:  Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science. Please use the password smmusd to access the database.

    Gale National Geographic Kids - Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14. Please use the password smmusd to access the database.

    California State Library Tutoring Service – Live tutoring online is available from the California State Library.

    ProQuest: PBS Video Collection - Collection of more than 1,600 streaming videos provides an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS.

    ProQuest: Culture Grams - Provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports cover 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces.

    ProQuest: SIRS Discoverer - A general reference database for elementary and middle school learners and educators covering curriculum areas and common assignments.

    ProQuest: SIRS Issues Researcher - Provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive leading Issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues.

    ProQuest: Homework Central - Provides authoritative information on a variety of topics to assist student research, especially the history study center, which includes important historical topics from ancient times through the present.

    ProQuest: eLibrary - Editorially curated topical pages provide an overview and context for commonly-researched subjects.

    ProQuest Central: Student Edition - A multidisciplinary resource that brings together many of ProQuest's most important, complete databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news.

    TeachingBooks - Enjoy 172,555 resources about children's and young adult books. Designed for students, family, and educators to use away from the normal classroom.

    World Book Online - An engaging, verified, and trustworthy digital resource for grades pre-K through high school. Please see your Library GoogleClassroom to sign-in with the proper Login ID and Password.