department avatarLiteracy, Social Studies, & Library Services, K-12

The following online databases are funded by the State of Nevada and the Curriculum and Professional Development Division of the Clark County School District. See your school librarian for guidance and access codes.

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases

ABC-CLIO is a publisher of educational and reference products. These databases focus on history and social studies resources for the scholar, student, teacher, and librarian in universities and secondary schools.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow provides live, online homework help for students from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST. In addition, Brainfuse includes a writing lab, skill builders, and practice tests.

Nevada Career Information System

The NCIS is a computer-based system that combines a wealth of career, education and labor market information into one comprehensive, easy-to-use career exploration tool.

CultureGrams

The aim of CultureGrams has been to foster understanding and appreciation of the world's countries and peoples by creating and publishing excellent content. CultureGrams is a widely used cultural reference and curriculum product.

EBSCO HostMagazines

EBSCO provides access to newspaper, magazines, and professional periodicals, as well as a wealth of other online resources, through access to databases for all levels of students. There are also professional resources for educators.

Gale Databases

Gale's databases include General Reference Center Gold, Informe, Educator's Reference Complete, Discovering Collection, Junior Reference Collection, Junior Edition K-12, Student Edition K-12, Kids Infobits, Student Resources in Context, and Science in Context. Depending on the school, you may also see additional resources. These databases provide a wealth of resources across all levels and curriculum.

TeachingBooks

TeachingBooks' mission is to generate enthusiasm for books and reading by bringing authors, illustrators, and engaging resources about books for children and teens to every school, library and home.

World Book Online

World Book Online includes Early World of Learning, World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Advanced, and Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazagos. These databases provide a wealth of information and tools for all grade levels and curriculums.