Research Tools for Younger Users

Looking for magazine articles and other reference resources with reading levels geared toward specific age groups? Try these databases!

Gale/Cengage Databases

These databases now have integration with Google Apps for Education.  Students, teachers, and library patrons can seamlessly login using their Google Account credentials and easily download and share articles using tools like Google Drive and Docs.  Click here for a tip sheet on how to use this new function!
Credo Literati Homework Help

Other Databases

  • National Geographic Kids (Ages 6-14) Features educational games, videos, and other activities, centered mostly on animals and the natural world.
  • Credo Literati Search multiple resources including journals and full-text newspapers. Homework Help available through Credo Literati for grades 3-12.  Fall hours begin September 6.  Homework Help connects students to state certified teachers in a virtual classroom for real-time help with Math, Science, Reading, and Writing!  As of November 21, 2016 Homework Help is adding History/Social Studies as a subject.  Homework Help en Espanol.

SAT support with Homework Help

Get help with your SAT questions from state-certified teachers with Mary Riley Styles Public Library's online service of Homework Help and access to Barron's SAT prep books. Click here for more information.