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Statewide Illinois Library Catalog

Papers First

Use at Home? Yes

Description: OCLC index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

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PebbleGo

PebbleGo

Use at Home? Yes

Description: PebbleGo Biographies, PebbleGo Earth and Space and PebbleGo Social Studies are resources designed especially for students in grades K-3. They include photographs, videos and educational games.

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PebbleGo Next

PebbleGo Next – State and American Indian Studies

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Find information on all US states, with curriculum-connected content for grades 3-6. Link to American Indian tribes based in each state, with historical and current data. Learn more with videos, state songs and regional recipes.

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Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

 

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Pop Culture Universe

Pop Culture Universe

Use at Home? Yes

Description: An irresistible yet authoritative digital database on popular culture in America and the world, both past and present. Great for decades or history projects.

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Inkie.org

PressBooks through Inkie

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Easy-to-use online tool that allows you to create professional quality versions of your book in ePUB, MOBI, PDF and more—all through your library.

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PressReader

PressReader

Use at Home? Yes

Formats Available: Magazines, Newspapers

Description: Free full text, full color online subscriptions to popular newspapers and magazines from around the world! Access by clicking on the Sign In button, then Libraries & Groups. Search for the St. Charles Public Library. Select OpenAthens and enter your library card number and PIN.

 

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Primary Search

Primary Search

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Designed for elementary school libraries, Primary Search is a full-text database providing popular children’s magazines, easy-to-read encyclopedic entries and a vast image collection. Students can learn about a variety of topics, including endangered species, famous musicians, fitness and space exploration.

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Statewide Illinois Library Catalog

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Use at Home? Yes

Description: An OCLC index of worldwide conference proceedings.

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ProCitizen

ProCitizen

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Comprehensive citizenship prep course that contains 100 videos, plus interactive drills and quizzes.

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Pronunciator

Pronunciator

Use at Home? Yes

Description: You can learn 163 languages, including the largest ESL curriculum on the planet. Simply use your library card number to create an account and start learning through a variety of vocabulary exercises, quizzes, culture and business notes, and grammar review. Also includes lessons for 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 year-olds.

 

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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Use at Home? Yes

Description: Includes Christian Science Monitor (1908-2009), Los Angeles Times (1881-1997), New York Times (1851-2018), Wall Street Journal (1889-2010), Washington Post (1877-2006)

 

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