Library Resources

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    PCS ONLINE DATABASES

    FREE to Prattsburgh Central School students and their families.

    ** Passwords are available in the newsletter or Media Center. **

    General Internet search engines are not always reliable.  Students are encouraged to use the research databases purchased by the Prattsburgh Central School District for current and authoritative information. 

     

     

     

    Brain Pop: Animated educational website for kids. Social Studies, Math, English, Arts, Science.


     
     
     

        EBSCO (NOVEL)/ Primary Search: Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Animals and the American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin.

     

     


        Gale eBook Collection: Access electronic versions of books provided by Gale.

       First Search: Comprehensive reference service with a rich collection of databases. Includes over 9 million online full text and full image articles  from over 4,000 electronic journals.


      Gale (NOVEL): Gale Business and Company Resource Center, including  Business ASAP, Infotrac Newsstand, Gale Health and Wellness Resource  Center, with Alternative Health Module; Twayne’s Author Series.


     

     Grolier Online (NOVEL): Includes Grolier Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier  Multimedia Encyclopedia, & New Book of Knowledge.

     

     


      

      SIRS Researcher: General reference database with thousands of full-text articles  exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political & global  issues.


     

      TeachingBooks.net: Includes engaging resources about books for children and  teens. From one easy website, TeachingBooks allows access to in-studio movies  of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to  thousands of titles and a wealth of multimedia resources on children’s and young  adult literature.


       World Book Online: Online encyclopedia.


     

     TumbleBookLibrary: is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.


     

    New York Times Replica Edition: With The New York Times Replica Edition, every page of The Times on your computer looks exactly as it was published in print. It’s not a Web site, but a digital reproduction of the nation’s most honored newspaper page by page, including every article, photograph and advertisement – even the crossword.