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Research Databases

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Encyclopedias & Videos
Animated clips for all subject areas*
PBS content and grade aligned videos with lessons*
Access Scholastic's 8 thematic encyclopedias

Encyclopedia Britannica en Español
Newspapers & Magazines
National Geographic Virtual Library from 1888-1994 search of magazines and newspapers of newspaper and magazine articles for K-8

Research controversial topics

Worldwide news archive including NYTimes from 1950
Current event articles with just-right reading ability*

All the latest pop culture news in reliable sources
Access to a wide range of newspapers that reflect New York's unique history.
Content Specific Collections paired with videos for various subjects

Social studies eBooks paired with videos

Science eBooks paired with videos plus experiments, career info, and news Research endangered animals 19th Century collections online International primary resources documenting the history of slavery
Various photo galleries of Historic Brooklyn
Image galleries including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs, etc.