Middle School Resources

 DescriptionCategory
Ato Z World FoodAtoZ World Food
AtoZ World Food offers thousands of global recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture and ingredient articles, essential culinary resources, and 174 country cookbooks in one online resource; explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world.
Health & Wellness, Life Skills & Hobbies, Travel
Biography Reference Center (EBSCOhost)Biography Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
Biography Reference Center (EBSCOhost) offers a comprehensive collection of more than 450,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases.

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Encyclopedias & Reference
Black Life In AmericaBlack Life In America
Black Life In America explores the experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.
Encyclopedias & Reference, Magazines & Newspapers
Your Guide to Exceptional BooksBookBrowse
BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "behind the book" backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.

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Ebooks & Audiobooks, Reader Advisory
Columbia Granger's World Of PoetryColumbia Granger's World Of Poetry
The Columbia Granger’s World Of Poetry contains over 250,000 poems in full text and 450,000 citations. The poems in full text are the most widely read in the English language, as well as in Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
Encyclopedias & Reference, Poetry
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost)Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost)
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCOhost) offers convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information from EBSCO. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles.

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Encyclopedias & Reference, Health & Wellness
Driving TestsDriving-Tests
Driving-Tests is a website for driver safety that offers free OMV practice tests for motorcycle, car, and commercial vehicle permits and licenses along with online copies of official state or province study guides and more.

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Automotive, Life Skills & Hobbies, Self-Paced Courses
Funk & Wagnalls New World EncyclopediaFunk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost)
Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia (EBSCOhost) is a database that provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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Encyclopedias & Reference
Gale EbooksGale EBooks
Gale eBooks contains a large collection of e-books on a number of non-fiction topics.

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Business & Resume Help, Ebooks & Audiobooks, Encyclopedias & Reference, Health & Wellness
Global Road WarriorGlobal Road Warrior
Global Road Warrior has extensive profiles for over 170 countries. The information is perfect for countries of the world reports, but it includes details that are not often found in other places. For example, with Global Road Warrior, a user can find a basic introduction to a country's language, profiles of typical food with recipes, business, and social culture pieces, and more.

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Foreign Languages, Travel
Heritage HubHeritageHub
HeritageHub lets you explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images.

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Encyclopedias & Reference, Genealogy
HeritageQuest OnlineHeritageQuest Online
HeritageQuest Online is digitized from the popular UMI Genealogy and Local History collection on microfiche, this online database is an essential collection of unique material for both genealogical hobbyists and professionals. A tutorial is available here.

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Encyclopedias & Reference, Genealogy
History Reference Center History Reference Center (EBSCOhost)
History Reference Center (EBSCOhost) offers full text from over 1,620 reference books and encyclopedias and non-fiction books, full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, 57,000 historical documents, over 77,000 biographies of historical figures, over 113,000 historical photos and maps, and over 80 hours of historical video.

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Encyclopedias & Reference, Genealogy
Libby -ebooks and audiobooksLibby
Libby (previously called) OverDrive allows you to use your library card to borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and more from your library's digital collection.

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Ebooks & Audiobooks, Foreign Languages, Music & Video, Poetry
Literary Reference Center PlusLiterary Reference Center Plus (EBSCOhost)
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCOhost) offers information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content from EBSCO Information Services.

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Encyclopedias & Reference, Reader Advisory
Variety of Resources Louisiana Library Connection Databases
Louisiana Library Connection Databases was established in 1998, it is a collection of online subscription databases chosen to cover the widest range of informational needs, and is provided to the people of Louisiana by the State Library. It also includes many prestigious academic journals for the research professional, and crucial & strategic information for the small business owner and the consumer. The vast majority of these databases are available for remote use, that is, the user can log-in in from anywhere. This is provided free of charge to all library users in the state of Louisiana, and all that is required for access is a public library card.
Ebooks & Audiobooks
Mango LanguagesMango Languages
Mango Languages offers online language learning for over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using conversational methodology, ESL courses, foreign films, and cultural information to help you prepare to use the language for real.

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Foreign Languages, Music & Video, Self-Paced Courses
Middle Search PlusMiddle Search Plus (EBSCOhost)
Provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. It also contains 84,774 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps, and flags.

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Encyclopedias & Reference
Newspaper ArchivesNewsBank
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources, including newspapers and magazines, covering a wide array of topics and issues; and it offers archives for The Beauregard Daily News going back to 1999 as well as numerous other Louisiana newspapers.

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Business & Resume Help, Encyclopedias & Reference, Finance & Investing, Genealogy, Health & Wellness, Legal, Life Skills & Hobbies, Magazines & Newspapers, Travel
PronunciatorPronunciator
Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 163 languages with personalized courses, movies, music, and more; and it includes a COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.

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Foreign Languages, Music & Video, Self-Paced Courses
Opensource BooksProject Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg is an online library of free eBooks. Project Gutenberg was the first provider of free electronic books or eBooks. Michael Hart, the founder of Project Gutenberg, invented eBooks in 1971 and his memory continues to inspire the creation of eBooks and related content today. The Beauregard Parish Library is now a mirror site for Project Gutenberg, so when you select an eBook, please choose The Beauregard Parish Library as your mirror site so that your use will count.
Ebooks & Audiobooks
Tumble books LibraryTumblebooks
TumbleBookLibrary offers interactive storybooks, chapter books, nonfiction, language learning, puzzles, and games for kindergarten through sixth grades.

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Ebooks & Audiobooks, Music & Video
Teen Cloud LibraryTeen Cloud
TeenBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, audio books, and educator resources for middle school and high school. A mobile app is available at the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store.

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Ebooks & Audiobooks, Music & Video
Tutor.comGet help in math, science, social studies, or English from a live tutor.

Homework Louisana hours: 2:00 PM - 12:00 AM seven days a week.
Homework Louisiana offers free online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents from kindergarten students through adult learners.

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Business & Resume Help, Homework Help, Life Skills & Hobbies, Self-Paced Courses, Tutoring & Test Prep