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Pierre, SD 57501

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Children's & Youth Services | Homework Resources

Homework Resources

Research Magazine Articles or Online Encyclopedias


Discovering Collection (grades 6-12)

Discovering Collection (grades 6-12)

Provides in-depth content for five core curriculum areas: literature, history, biography, science, and social studies. Web Link to more information
Access: library and school campus (SDLN member)
Category: general

InfoTrac Junior Edition Middle Schools (2001+)

InfoTrac Junior Edition Middle Schools

Use this database (formerly SuperTOM Junior), to search magazines, newspapers, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, etc. Web Link
Access: library and school campus (SDLN member)
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals

Junior Reference Collection

Junior Reference Collection

A comprehensive, cross-curricular research tool that combines Gale's U*X*L products into one database to support classroom learning. Web Link
Access: library and school campus (SDLN member)
Category: general

Kids InfoBits (grades K-5)

Kids InfoBits

Gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for the age group in grades K-5. Web Link
Access: library and school campus (SDLN member)
Category: general


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Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Online learning platform of 300+ practice tests covering ACT, SAT, GED, and more. Complete answer explanations and study suggestions. Web Link
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: career and test preparation, education and libraries, professional and scholarly


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SIRS Discoverer (grades K-9)

SIRS Discoverer

Full-text articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers and U.S. government documents, which were carefully selected for their educational content, interest and level of readability for middle and elementary curriculum topics. Web Link to More Information
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals

SIRS Issues Researcher (grades 6-12)

SIRS Issues Researcher

A general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Web Link to More Information
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: general, magazines and journals/perodicals


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World Book School Edition: World Book Advanced (grades 9-12+)

World Book Advanced

is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book and primary source databases. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: education and libraries, encyclopedias, general, professional and scholarly

World Book School Edition: World Book Discover

World Book Discover

a reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases. Features include article read aloud, and a job and life skills section. (For differentiated instruction, i.e.ESL, reluctant readers and adult learners)Web Link to WorldBook
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: education and libraries, encyclopedias, general, professional and scholarly

World Book School Edition: World Book Kids (grades K-5)

World Book Kids

contains thousands of easy to read articles, interactive games, teacher resources and more. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: education and libraries, encyclopedias, general, professional and scholarly

World Book School Edition: World Book Students (grades 5-9)

World Book Students

contains encyclopedia articles, maps, images, timelines and more. Web Link to WorldBook
Access: home, library and school campus, state government
Category: education and libraries, encyclopedias, general, professional and scholarly


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Children's & Young Adult Services Coordinator
605-773-5066
605-773-3131, Option 5, 1

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