BBC History Magazine focusing on ancient to modern history.
Arts, History, and Humanities
Provides basic information on over 200,000 film titles and 450,000 music titles.
Full-text searchable reviews of book, music, and DVD/video titles.
Books In Print® is the world's largest bibliographic resource, with a comprehensive database of more than 19 million books, audio books, and video titles.
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Hundreds of full color and black and white non-fiction downloadable e-books for ages preschool to 18.
Over 550 reference e-books covering a wide variety of subjects.
Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online provides more than 16,000 biographical and critical essays on the lives, works, and careers of the world's most influential literary figures from all eras and genres. Comprised of the award-winning Dictionary of Literary Biography series, which over its 30-year history has been dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, DLB Complete Online includes the DLB main series, the DLB Documentary Series, and the DLB Yearbook Series - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals.
EBSCOhost offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers:
- Academic Search Complete, opens a new window
- AHFS Consumer Medication Information, opens a new window
- Alt HealthWatch, opens a new window
- Audiobook Collection (EBSCOhost), opens a new window
- BIR Entertainment, opens a new window
- Book Collection: Nonfiction, opens a new window
- Book Index With Reviews, opens a new window
- Business Source Complete, opens a new window
- CINAHL, opens a new window
- eBook Collection (EBSCOhost), opens a new window
- ERIC, opens a new window
- Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, opens a new window
- GreenFILE, opens a new window
- Health Source - Consumer Edition, opens a new window
- Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition, opens a new window
- History Reference Center, opens a new window
- Humanities International Complete, opens a new window
- Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts, opens a new window
- MAS Ultra - School Edition, opens a new window
- MasterFILE Premier, opens a new window
- MEDLINE, opens a new window
- Middle Search Plus, opens a new window
- Military & Government Collection, opens a new window
- Primary Search, opens a new window
- Psychology And Behavioral Sciences Collection, opens a new window
- Regional Business News, opens a new window
- Religion And Philosophy Collection, opens a new window
- Science Reference Center, opens a new window
- SocINDEX With Full Text, opens a new window
- SPORTDiscus, opens a new window
- Vocational And Career Collection, opens a new window
Specializing in reliable content for students and teachers, Explora provides information from the world's leading magazines and reference books in the EBSCO databases. Browse categories organized by popular topic with overviews that provide a starting point for your research, or use the simple search that quickly delivers relevant results, including primary source documents, news articles, and Associated Press videos.
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects.
Literary criticism, author biographies and business resources. Includes Twayne's and Scribner. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Gale In Context: Elementary delivers trusted, age-appropriate digital content. Through newspaper and magazine articles, videos, images, and graphics, elementary students can learn about everything from animals and outer space to famous artists and favorite athletes. The database is visual and intuitive, and rewards students’ efforts by developing comprehension and research skills to prepare them for middle school—and a lifetime of learning. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints covers today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This research database is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more. The content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, and political science. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Whether you're researching authors and their works, literary movements or genres, or trying to find book reviews of bestsellers, you can search across all of your library's Gale literary databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, reviews, author biographies, and a rich collection of expertly written work overviews. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Gale™ takes literature, history and culture to the next level with the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available: Literature Criticism Online. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Find up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID.
Scribner Writers Series provides original, scholar signed essays on the lives and works of authors from around the world from all time periods. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Something About the Author Online provides first-time comprehensive online access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
Twayne's is devoted to in-depth critical introductions to the lives and works of major writers of the world within the context of the time period in which they lived. It provides insightful and original commentary on the history and influence of literary movements. This resource requires a valid St. Tammany Parish Library card as a Login ID. This resource can be used at school for the 2020-2021 school year.
EBSCO's History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
An EBSCOhost database, Humanities International complete includes articles from books, journals, and other published sources.
Provides free learning tools and lessons for kids from grades K-College.
A publication of Le Comité des Archives de la Louisiane, a non-profit genealogical support group for the Louisiana State Archives founded in 1978. Le Raconteur is published in March, June, September, and December. Each issue contains a variety of original genealogical and historical articles dealing with topics from around Louisiana. In order to access this journal online, you must visit a St. Tammany Parish Library branch and speak with a reference librarian, opens a new window.
Information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.
An online library of over 144,000 digital materials about Louisiana's history, culture, places, and people.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fun and interactive online kindergarten-readiness learning tool for children ages 3 to 6. With hundreds of lessons in Math, Science and Social Studies, Language and Literacy, Art, and Music, the curriculum increases in difficulty as the user progresses through the program. Parents can track their child’s learning outcomes through weekly progress reports that are emailed and available online 24/7.
Miss Humblebee’s Academy can be used at the library, home, or on-the-go via smart phones, iPads, and tablets. Approximately twenty percent of the curriculum is available offline in the form of printables and practice worksheets.
Take a free course with Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Courses are available on a variety of topics and include video lecture and class notes and other documents. Course credit is not available for completed courses.
NoveList K-8 is especially for younger readers. It has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for kids in grades K-8. Use it to find just the right books for every reader.
Reading recommendations to help you find your next book.
Search through over 70 popular magazines for elementary school research with primary search. All full text articles contain lexile levels.
Purdue University's Online Writing Lab provides guides and tutorials for learning English grammar, research citation styles, and much more.
Provides extensive coverage on topics related to world religions, religious history, biblical studies, and the history of philosophy. This collection contains nearly 300 journals, including 250 peer reviewed titles. The Religion and Philosophy Collection is provided by EBSCOhost.
This collection of ebooks offers information on a variety of topics, including health, history, and science.
Scholastic Go! is the most comprehensive source of nonfiction content targeted for grades 3 and up. This resource will be available until February 22nd. Looking for other digital resources for kids? Try Gale Elementary: https://www.sttammanylibrary.org/resource/gale-in-context-elementary/, opens a new window.
World Book Advanced is a powerful research tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports, and more.
An encyclopedia designed for middle school and jr. high students, World Book Discover features easy to read articles and includes reading comprehension questions to help students focus on key concepts.
Improve readers’ fluency and comprehension with dramatic readings in the classroom, library, or after-school program! Dramatic Learning expands proven approaches to enhancing reading skills.
Browse a selection of World Book's acclaimed series of nonfiction titles in e-book format.
Learn about people, places, animals, sports, and more. Includes videos, images, maps, and games.
Online version of the renowned encyclopedia.
Available in French and Spanish.
This comprehensive database includes engaging content, built-in features, and fun tools specifically designed to make knowledge accessible and easy-to-find for all kids in elementary through middle school.
Build and share timelines using your own events and images or add content and images from World Book.