General Research

Access World News Research Collection

Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world to around the corner.

Addison Suburban Life

Search full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and more from current and archived issues of Addison Suburban Life.

Black Life in America

The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media from 1704-present.

CreativeBug

Discover online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

HeritageHub

Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.

Literature Resource Center

Comprehensive resource for research on literature and authors. Biographical information, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers.

MasterFILE Premier

Articles from magazines and newspapers on a wide variety of topics, with 1,700 full-text periodicals, 500 full-text reference books, and over 500,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Points of View Reference Center

Covering almost 400 topics, each has an overview, background, description and argument and counter-argument on current topics. Also included for each topic is a Guide to Critical Analysis for help in evaluating controversial subjects and opposing viewpoints.

Scholastic Go

Explore world newspapers, Grolier and Americana Encyclopedias, the New Book of Knowledge, videos and more. Limit by grade level from below fourth grade through high school for age appropriate content.

Scholastic Teachables

Thousands of searchable and printable educational materials for Pre-K through 8th grade, including skills and activity sheets, mini-books and lesson plans by topics.

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