For Teens

Resources for middle and high school students.

You may also research by subject or browse our research databases alphabetically by title.

 

eBooks and eAudiobooks from OverDrive just for teens!  Titles can be downloaded to your computer, eReader, or mobile device or read online in your web browser.

 

 


Brainfuse HelpNow: Free on-demand one-to-one online homework help.   Access additional homework tools to help build skills in writing, math, science, digital literacy, ESL, and more. The Adult Learning Center offers skill building, test preparation, and writing assistance adults. HelpNow tutors are available every day of the week from 2-11 pm.


Britannica Library Young Adults: Encyclopedia content for young adults plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.*


Explora Teens: Contains middle and high school-appropriate magazine, journal, and encyclopedia articles and also includes primary source documents, reference books, and multimedia. Includes Middle Search Plus, MAS Ultra – School Edition, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases.*


HS IN CONTEXTGale In Context: High School: Designed for middle and high school students to help them with their homework and in-depth research assignments. Includes reference works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, images, and periodical articles.*


MSGale In Context: Middle School: Created for middle-schoolers, combining the best reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources & much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, & history. *


Hoonuit: Online how-to training on common software and devices. Each online training course is made up of short 1- to 3-minute video segments, helping you get the most out of the training. This learn-at-your-own-pace solution offers the flexibility to skip lessons you’re already familiar with and review lessons that prove more difficult. All training is online and on-demand.**


LearningExpress Library: Interactive collection of tests, tutorials, and eBooks to help with educational and career goals. Learning Centers for Teens include: College Center, College Preparation Center, High School Equivalency Center, and School Center. Create a username and password to access.*


Mango LanguagesMango Languages: A self-paced online language-learning system that teaches conversation skills and cultural awareness for 70+  languages, including English.**


HS IN CONTEXT

MAS Complete: Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 540 popular, high school magazines. MAS Complete also provides more than 440 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.*


Middle Search Plus: A comprehensive database designed for middle school students that contains full-text for nearly 150 popular middle school magazines, and includes biographies, primary source documents, historical essays, photos, maps and flags, and reference books.*

 

*Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).
**Subscription purchased by East Central Regional Library.