Digital Research for Young Adults

Find accurate information from reference sites designed for young adults.


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Book Connections

Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader's Advisory to help you choose the right book.

Available in the state of Texas.

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Explora for High School

An easy-to-use search interface for students in grades 6-12 looking for magazine and newspaper articles, books, informational texts, primary sources, multimedia and more on a variety of curriculum-related topics.

Gale in Context: High School

High School: Gale in Context

Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources.

Gale OneFile: High School Edition

High School: Gale OneFile

Search magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference on a range of topics. Best for middle- and high-school students.

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Learning Express Library

A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards and eBooks patrons can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams. Includes Job and Career Accelerator.

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Linkedin Learning

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Formerly

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MAS Complete

A full-text database with hundreds of high school magazines and reference books, thousands of biographies and primary source documents, and over one million photos, maps, and flags.

Gale In Context: Middle School

Middle School: Gale In Context

Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more.

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Middle Search Plus

A full-text database of popular middle school magazines and reference books, biographies and primary source documents, and over one million photos, maps and flags.

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Opposing Viewpoints: Gale in Context

Opposing Viewpoints covers contemporary social issues, from abortion to zero tolerance policies. It provides a broad variety of information including viewpoint essays, news and magazine articles, court-case overviews, and more.

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Science: Gale In Context

Science is an engaging resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.

Gale Interactive: Science

Science: Gale Interactive

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

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TexShare Databases

TexShare, an important digital resource for Texans, offers a comprehensive suite of information resources in multiple languages.

Access to TexShare is available outside of the library building, but a password is required. Email the library or call 325-655-7321 for access.