Ebook Central

Ebook Central

Find scholarly ebooks in multiple subjects from world-renowned publishers.

World Book eBooks

A collection of 25 classics and an additional 25 proprietary World Book non-fiction titles.  Desktop computer and tablet users may access the site via browser or checkout for offline.  Simultaneous checkout makes eBooks available for an unlimited number of users.

World Book Discover

Reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

Academic World Book

The premier resource for students and researchers at the university level with comprehensive reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search. (Optimized for tablets)

Biology Database

Wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

Agricultural & Environmental Science Database

This database includes the renowned AGRICOLA, TOXLINE, ESPM (Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. This database includes specialized, editorially-curated A&I resources covering such topics as the effects of pollution on people and animals and environmental action and policy responses.

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Archaeology represents a new way of conceiving of the relationship between archaeology and biblical studies that allows the results of a wide cross-section of excavations and regional studies to contribute to the interpretation of the biblical text through an elucidation of the lifeways of the ancient world.

Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

International in scope and spanning all time periods of human history, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History includes 900 original articles by noted scholars from more than thirty-five countries. Articles range from 500-word entries on inventors, theoreticians, and industry leaders to overarching, 8,000-word essays on markets, industries, and labor. With coverage ranging from accounting and advertising to zoning and zoos, this landmark works stands at the busy intersection of history and the social sciences.

Oxford English Dictionary

Words and definitions online from the Oxford English Dictionary.  The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

World Book Complete

A single link that goes to all 11 Traveler World Book database for selection.

World Book Kids

A general reference Web site developed especially for young students with easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, and a wealth of engaging games and activities, including an atlas, interactive maps, flags, and over 200 game and activities.

World Book Student

A research tool  tailored for students in elementary & middle schools with over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, 10,000 + biographies, multimedia, videos, animations and student activities.

World Book Advanced

A reference tool for 8th grade and up that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-books, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases, fully integrated in a single search.

World Book Online Info Finder

A resource for elementary & middle school students at the public library looking for help with their homework and research projects. This includes over 40,000 encyclopedia and reference articles, over 10,000 biographies, an atlas, interactive maps, outline maps, science projects and more.

World Book Online Reference Center

A customizable interface tailored to the needs and skills of the public library users, high school age & above, providing a reference tool that has an encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, and primary source databases in a fully integrated a single search.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

A beginner’s Spanish-language reference tool, the site offers all the best elements ofKids—thousands of easy-to read articles packed with stunning illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and a wealth of engaging games and activities—designed to build key language and research skills.

Early World of Learning

An online resource for preschoolers & children in the early elementary grades that includes three interactive learning environments. Trek’s Travels offers narrated stories, interactive games, and original videos that teach critical early childhood themes, including numbers, shapes, colors, opposites, and more.
Welcome to Reading provides leveled readers to develop and strengthen phonics, vocabulary, phonemic awareness, and comprehension skills. The Lexile Framework® for Reading ensures that early readers use text at their level.
Know It offers a richly visual first encyclopedia that will captivate early learners with non-fiction topics of interest and importance to them.

World Book TimeLines

A resource for accessing or creating timelines for projects in the arts, literature, notable people, science & technology, world history, geography and more. Users can select a built timeline and make changes or create new timelines then images and videos.

ProQuest Central

A cross-disciplinary research tool with 30 databases that can be searched together or individually.

African American Heritage

A groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research.

Gale eBooks

With eBooks on GVRL, you can turn research into results. Optimized for search and discovery, the GVRL platform enables you to search through more than fifty nonfiction eBooks on business, literature, science, and more within a single search. Once you’ve pinpointed the exact content you want, download content to Drive and Docs with G Suite for Education integration