Student Research Resources

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. 

Britannica School

Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject -- for all grades and all reading abilities -- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images and more. 

Gale Science

Gale in Context: Science

Allows students to manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth, and space science concepts. 

Gale Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Broaden student understand of environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content. 

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Allows students to adventure in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. 

CultureGrams

ProQuest CultureGrams

Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)

proquest central student

ProQuest Central Student (Academic)

A combination of several databases including Coronavirus Research Database, eBook Central, Global Newsstream, LA Times, and more. 

Proquest elibrary

ProQuest eLibrary

General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+) 

Proquest Research companion

ProQuest Research Companion

Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. (Grades 8+)

Note: To log in to Research Companion, email sleyland@townofsananselmo.org for the login information. 

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)

Proquest SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher

Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)