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California State Library Resources

California K-12 Digital Resources

Online content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.
These three databases are provided for all California students from the California State Library.

Encyclopaedia Britannica (PreK-12)
A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.

Britannica School Elementary  Britannica School Middle  Britannica School High  Britannica Escolar

Need help from Britannica? See our support page. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | (PreK-12)
One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

Book Guides & Lesson Plans (TeachingBooks)    Award-Winning Books (TeachingBooks)    Meeting-the-Author Movies & More (TeachingBooks)

Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists (TeachingBooks)    Diverse Books (TeachingBooks)    Booklists: Build Your Own (TeachingBooks)

Need help from See our support page. (800) 596-0710 |

ProQuest (Grades 3-12)

ProQuest Culture Grams   ProQuest SIRS Discoverer  ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher   ProQuest eLibrary Guided Research

ProQuest Central Student Edition  ProQuest Research Companion   ProQuest Schools & Educators Complete  ProQuest eLibrary


* The icons above and main links below work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Students and staff with the district/school's off-campus access name and access codes should use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when using from public libraries or other non-school locations.

Need help from ProQuest? See our support page. (800) 521-0600 ext. 72971 |