BES Databases

To access these databases from home, please see the media specialist for log-in and password information.

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Capstone Interactive Library provides us with eBooks accessible through our OPAC at school or at home.

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Mackin Via provides us with eBooks accessible at school or at home.

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Britannica Image Quest provides copyright-free images for students and staff to use in presentations and projects.

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PebbleGo offers content in Science, Social Studies, Animals and Biographies. Real-aloud text, audio and video clips help build beginning research skills.

Axis360 is a digital library for students to use to download e-books to read on their portable devices or on their computer. 

TrueFlix™ is the only online resource that leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process.

Brittanica ES Brittanica Elementary allows you to research topics in a virtual encyclopedia.  Results will include encyclopedia articles, photographs and links to kid-friendly websites.  


BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. This website provides lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, and best practices for our teacher community. 

Paws in Jobland inspires students to learn more about themselves as well as people in their neighborhoods as they explore over one hundred different careers with the help of a dog named Paws.

Culture Grams

Culturegrams offers cultural, historical, and geographical information on countries around the world and the 50 states. Also includes photographs, timelines, short biographies of famous people from each location, maps, and audio files of state songs.

SIRS Discoverer on the web

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for grades 1-9 with full-text articles and images. Features include activities such as science experiments, craft projects, writing activities, biographies of every U.S. President and other notable people, fiction articles, and country facts.

Gale Virtual Reference Library provides online reference content in the form of e-Books, as well as full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

 Teaching Books Teaching Books is an access portal to online resources about children's and young adult books and authors. There are links to short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides, and more that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library, and home.

DiscoveryStreaming transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between.