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  • Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
    Ben's Guide to U. S. Government for Kids (part of GPO Access) - Providing learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers on how our government works.
  • e-WV The online West Virginia Encyclopedia
    The online West Virginia Encyclopedia is the comprehensive reference resource for the Mountain State. A project of the West Virginia Humanities Council, e-WV offers thousands of articles on West Virginia’s people and places, history, arts, science and culture.
    e-WV is a project of the West Virginia Humanities Council.

  • Primary Search
    Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular, magazines for elementary school research. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles), and full text information dates as far back as 1990.
  • Scholastic Go!
    Designed for students in grades 3 - 5. It contains the following features: GO tutorial, the Grolier Online Search Box, an interactive atlas, Feature Showcase.,Today Is... , NewsNow, and For Educators. For Educators includes a collection of Lesson plans organized and searchable by grade or subject, each correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
  • Searchasaurus
    This full text database for elementary school students ses an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to search by topic.


Remote access to databases requires a username and password.  Contact your local public library or the West Virginia Library Commission for additional information.

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