Science and Math

Databases

A research database that provides access to full-text science oriented content.  Correlated to state and national curriculum standards.*

 


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


 Explora Kids contains elementary school-appropriate magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and images. Includes Primary Search and Middle Search Plus databases.*

 


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.*


Explora Libraries contains full text of popular magazine and scholarly journal articles covering all subject areas including multimedia, primary source documents, and reference books. Includes Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Consumer Health Complete, Health Source – Consumer Edition, and Science Reference Center databases.*


 Articles from the most popular scientific journals (200+), providing researchers with information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments.*

 


Encyclopedia content for all ages plus multimedia, timelines, world atlas, country comparison, quotations, and primary sources.*

 


A resource that includes scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers in the areas of art, humanities, social sciences, science, and technology.*

 


A scholarly resource containing indexing and abstracts for more than 8,500 journals in a wide variety of disciplines, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. *

 


An all-encompassing database that contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. This database also contains full text for more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of nearly 600,000 photos, maps and flags.*


A resource that gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for their age group. Aimed at grades K-5.*

 


Selected Websites

  • Convert It — Currencies, miles, kilometers, gallons, liters, temperature, and more
  • Good Calculators– This website provides a variety of online calculators, such as physics, maths and statistics, engineering and conversion calculators.
  • Merck Veterinary Manual — Animal health information suitable for veterinarians and pet-owners.
  • National Weather Service – Warnings & forecasts; maps; links to radar, climate, information center
  • Weather Underground — Weather for any city, state, or country; also historical weather data.

*Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM). ELM is brought to you by your local library, the MINITEX Library Information Network, and State Library Services and School Technology, the MN state library agency with state appropriations to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the Minnesota Department of Education, and federal LSTA funds under the support of the Institute of Museum and Library Services.