Each database has a quick guide, that gives information on how to use that particular database
A complete list of all the journals that can be searched using the eLibraryUSA search box. Articles in these journals can be accessed at Information Resource Centers, American Corners, and Binational Centers, or by using a password.
Authoritative resources of information encyclopedias official guides directories dictionaries peer-reviewed, scholarly publications
Your own virtual reference collection with medical encyclopedias, law handbooks, college guides, business plans handbook, and a McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology
ebrary (includes e-Libro and e-Livro)Full-text collection of over 20,000 ebooks in English, and 35,000 ebooks in Spanish and Portuguese. Covers a wide range of topics, including sociology, psychology, history, political science, medicine, language and literature, philosophy and religion, education, business, the hard sciences & more.
Need up-to-the-minute reliable information on a topic of national, bilateral, or international importance?
Browse by issue, by geographic area, world news sources
CQ Researcher is often the first source that librarians recommend when researchers are seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Founded in 1923 as Editorial Research Reports, CQ Researcher is noted for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology, and the economy. Reports are published weekly in print and online 44 times a year Set up an alert, save your searches and track a topic
Search for documentaries, works of literature, and literary criticism. Browse through a repository of full-text literary works of about 150,000 titles.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 956 titles, equaling approximately 752 hours.Search by topic, refine your results by language, create a playlist, share a video with an audience.Performance Rights and Licensing IssuesDo Spaces have the rights to show Filmakers Online Library films in public programs?Yes, you can show films in the Filmakers Online Library database as long as you are not charging admission to these events.
Literature Resource Center (Gale) Literature Resource Center is a comprehensive database on literary topics, authors, and their works. Includes full-text scholarly articles from more than 360 academic journals and literary magazines, full text of thousands of poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines, and book reviews and biographical essays.
Teen Health and WellnessProvides teenagers and preteens with straightforward information about such topics as diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, personal finances & more.
Gale Science in Context Gale Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. It delivers integrated content through 150+ comprehensive reference sets from Gale Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute and Macmillan Science Library, as well as 1.5 million periodical articles from general science magazines and journals, over 170+ detailed experiments, 16,000 images and videos, & more.
GREENR (Gale)The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic developmentNote – many of the resources found in the Gale databases are available for as audio files.
PowerKids Life ScienceProvides over 400 articles on life sciences geared to science learners in grades 3 to 6 and their teachers. Additional content includes videos, interactive games and quizzes, hands-on science experiments and lesson plans.
Includes science experiments, lesson plans on digital literacy, and interactive games
English Language Learner (EBSCOhost) This multi-purpose information resource is designed for middle/high school students and those that are new to the English language. ELL Referrence Center will help English language learners to succeed academically and in everday life by providing assistance as they conduct research, build their background knowledge and develop study skills. Includes articles on a variety of topics, research guides and student worksheets. Students can listen to articles as audio files and adjust the accent and reading speed.
BookFlixAn interactive literacy resource geared for early readers, reluctant readers, and English Language Learners. A collection of 95 fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic, including 25 Spanish language versions. Interactive reading features include read-along option, definitions and narrated text, author biographies, games, web links, and resources for educators.
Grolier OnlineA collection of nonfiction content targeted for ages 7 and up. The collection includes over 120,000 articles from general reference encyclopedias like New Book of Knowledge, science intensive encyclopedias like New Book of Popular Science, social studies encyclopedias like Lands and Peoples, and La Nueva EnciclopediaCumbre, a comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers. ‘
An electronic version of the True Books line of nonfiction research books from Scholastic. Targeted to students who are moving from learning-to-read to reading-to-learn, and their educators. Students can watch an introductory video on a topic then explore the topic further by reading through the flipbook and working through activities, quizzes and web links.
Teacher Reference Center (EBSCOhost)An indexing resource for educators and librarians, a collection of over 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. Records include topics such as Assessment, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Instructional Media, & more.
What is eLibrary USA?A collection of 30 databases, mostly in English, containing • Full-text journal articles from thousands of titles • Books (over 40,000 ebooks) • Essays • Encyclopedias • Reports • Documentary filmsMajor topics: • Learning English • Business & Economics • Current issues • Environment & Health
How do you get access?• Email address is your user name• The system will assign a password• Can be accessed at any time from any Internet connection• URL: http://elibraryusa.state.gov