Digital Resources

The Middle School library subscribes to a number of electronic databases.   They can be accessed from home as well as in school.  However, to use these from your home you need to come to the library to obtain your User ID and Password. 

The Complete List of all digital resources - includes encyclopedias, subject-specific resources, e-books, magazines, newspapers, and more.

Below are the most frequently used digital resources.

American History Online - This has great resources on topics in American history.  There are also images and  videos available.  

Britannica School - Gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language.  You can set it for the elementary, middle, or high school level.  This is available through .

FactCite - Biographies for Beginners, the Lincoln Library of Mythology and more.  

Kids InfoBits - contains information from over 100 age-appropriate magazines for elementary aged students.  Also includes a dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, and graphs.  This is available through .

Opposing Viewpoints - Presents an overview of controversial topics and then gives views/arguments on both sides of the debate about the topic.  This is made available through

Science Flix - Science articles and videos about: Earth Science - Space Science - Life Science - Health and Human Body -Physical Science - Technology and Engineering.

TrueFlix - a science and social studies multi-media resource.  It contains digital content for the award-winning True Book titles with introductory videos, a read-aloud function, highlighted and defined words, quizzes, activities, and project ideas.

E-books - Non-fiction e-books provided by P/NW BOCES School Library System

Teaching Books - Engaging author programs and K-12 book resources made available to us by the Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES School Library System.  From home, you just need to enter the password.