Middle School Database Guides

Britannica ImageQuest

Rights cleared images

Take a virtual tour!

Britannica School

General knowledge encylcopedia


Full text and multi-media references

eLibrary Guide

Encyclopedia of Virginia

The history and culture of Virginia

Encyclopedia Virginia Guide

Gale Databases

Subject specific Gale databases

Basic Guide to Gale

Issues & Controversies

Pro-Con articles

Training Webinar

National Geographic Kids

Learn about animals and places and get fun facts

NGK Quick Guide NGK Detailed Instructions

Novelist K-8 Plus

Find books that are right for you


Databases that support early learning skills

Pebble Go Guide

Research in Context

Information to support research

On-Demand Tutorials

Student Resources in Context

Information on all core subjects

On-Demand Tutorials


Learn about authors and favorite books

TeachingBooks Video Tour Additional Video Tutorials

Ancestry Classroom

Ancestry searching (in school only)

Basic Search Ancestry.com Help Page

Fold 3

American Military Records (in school only)

Fold 3 Tutorial Videos


Search 3,500 newspapers from the 1700s – 2000s (In school only)

Searching and other Tutorial videos

World Almanac Kids

Fun facts on kid-friendly subjects

World Almanac Kids Tutorial In-depth video