These resources are all available at school as well as at home. If you are accessing these databases from home, please scroll down to "Remote Access".
Looking for a book? Check the RSA Cat catalog to see if our library has it. If we do not own it, we can request that book from another library and they will send it to us! See Miss Shaffer in the library for more information.
Scholastic Go! is an online encyclopedia for Encyclopedia American and Grolier Multimedia Company. Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more from more than 500,000 resources.
Culture Grams provides concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. They provide 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.
EBSCOhost includes several databases containing full-text articles from all kinds of periodicals, health sources and professional education resources.
SIRS database includes information about controversial topics, ranging from climate change, immigration, cell phones in schools, animals rights, and many more.
Working on schoolwork from home? Click on "Remote Access" below to find direct links and login information.
Set up an account to access all genres of books. Biblioboard includes an extensive collection of classics as well as romances, kids' books, sci fi, graphic novels and popular fiction. Download the BIBLIOBOARD app for your mobile device and use the same account. Accounts must be set up in Illinois; however, access is available anywhere Internet service is provided. Please see Miss Shaffer if you have questions about setting up a Biblioboard account or accessing the content.
Check out this great selection of e-books provided by Illinois State Library. See Miss Shaffer in the library to get your library card number and PIN and download the AXIS 360 app for mobile devices to have access to these books.
Excellent examples and explanations of MLA 8
Rewordify is an awesome tech tool for student learning to help simplify English, teach vocabulary and improve lifelong learning.
Common Sense Media is a one-stop-shop for reviews: movies, books, apps, and games.
Looking for a way to keep track of books you've read, books you want to read, write reviews and find book recommendations? Try Goodreads. See Miss Shaffer if you need help-it is her favorite tool to keep track of books!
Inkie.org is a suite of resources - available to everyone in Illinois at no charge - that support local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allow readers to access locally-produced content.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world's great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired.