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|The California State Library provides free access to Encyclopedia Britannica, Gale Resources, ProQuest and TeachingBooks.net for use by every public K-12 school and student in the state.|
|Britannica Middle School includes thousands of articles, multimedia, primary sources, and other resources that support student research and reinforces curriculum standards for students 6th -8th. It also includes Britannica Escolar (Britannica School Edition in Spanish).|
|Britannica High School includes thousands of articles, multimedia, primary sources, and other resources that support student research and reinforces curriculum standards for students 9th -12th. It also includes Britannica Escolar (Britannica School Edition in Spanish).|
|Gale: eBooks offers full-text reference titles from Gale and other premier publishing partners. Special features include: on-demand machine-aided content translations into 14 languages and text-to-speech technology in 19 languages.|
|Gale: General OneFile features full-text articles from magazines, journals and scholarly publications.|
|Gale: Literature provides access to Dictionary of Literary Biography, Gale eBooks, Literature Resource Center, Literary Criticism Online, Something About the Author Online as primary sources, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies.|
|Gale in Context: Biography has more than 440,000 biographies of authors, scientists, musicians, world leaders, and more.|
|Gale In Context: Environmental Studies provides detailed information on current environmental issues and processes from both a scientific and a social standpoint suitable for high school, undergrad, and graduate students. Reference works, case studies, multimedia materials, newspapers, and magazines provide a wide range of content to support all learners.|
|Gale in Context: High School provides Science, Literature, and other core subjects are covered in millions of periodical and newspaper articles, primary source entries, multimedia records, and other materials.|
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints offers full-text articles including statistical charts and government data on social issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more.
|Gale Interactive: Science provides engaging, interactive models that bring science to life. While supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Gale Interactive: Science helps students better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Students and instructors can manipulate and explore 3D models that are paired with reference and periodical content for further understanding.|
|Gale Presents Peterson’s Test Prep offers high school, college, and career-oriented full-length, timed practice exams such as AP, SAT, or ACT and courses; access to resumé and cover letter building tools; and much more.|
|LearningExpress Library offers High school entrance exam, GED, AP exams, job skills, resume, interview skills, adult core skills, academic, civil service and more.
|LinkedIn Learning offers courses including new business, creative, and tech skills with over 16,000 expert-led online video tutorials. For more information about LinkedIn Learning, go to Patron FAQ. Library ID: tolibrary|
|National Geographic Kids offers streaming videos and eMagazines with amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space for children aged 6–14.|
NoveList Plus provides reading suggestions for teens and adults with summaries.
|NoveList K-8 provides reading suggestions for young readers from kindergarten to grade 8th.|
|The O’Reilly for Public Libraries includes more than 43,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications.|
|ScienceFlix includes curriculum-driven resources, information and videos on science topics by subject. Grade 4-9|
|TrueFlix is an online resource that focuses on engaging subject-area content in science and social studies for students in grades 3-6.|