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Research for Kids

America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful includes state-by-state histories, economies, maps, and current events for grades K–6.


Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 200 cultures of the world. A trusted perspective on our changing world.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

The Digital Public Library of America brings together content held by America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 


Access to more than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images and more for elementary school studies.

Global Road Warrior

Access to world-travel information by country for business or pleasure. Includes high-resolution maps, and cultural reports on 175 countries.

Grolier Online

Provides access to multiple encyclopedias: the Encyclopedia Americana, Multimedia Encyclopedia, the New Book of Knowledge and America the Beautiful. Suitable for older students and adults.

Internet Archive

Offers universal access to books, movies, software, music, websites and more. 

Kids InfoBits

Access to magazines articles, maps, flags, images and more for students K through 5th grade.  

NoveList Plus K-8

Access to reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction for kids in grades K-8. 

Online Learning


Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center. 

Connections Academy

Connection Academy is an online education program that provides tuition-free, high quality, fully accredited online schooling for students in grades K–12.


Kids Topic Guides

Topic Guide: American Revolution

This guide will assist kids in researching the American Revolutionary War. They'll have fun reading all the tabs and learning so many interesting facts!