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From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.

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Thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases for elementary, middle, or high school students. There is Read-aloud, a font size adjuster, and built-in translation tools support students with special needs and ELLs.

Gale in Context Middle School

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Resource for students in grades 6 to 8.  Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, over 12,000 videos and more on a variety of topics.  Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

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Look here for trusted information on topics in social studies, science, language arts, and more. Access videos, magazine and news articles, images, and books in an age-appropriate resource with tools designed to develop research skills. Elementary supports literacy, enhances learning, and encourages exploration.

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Gale Resources for Students and Teachers

Curriculum-Aligned Content for Students Pre-K through Undergraduate. Credible Information on Topics Related to Health and Global Issues

  • Learning-focused resources to maintain academic continuity from home
  • Credible research on timely topics related to health and global issues
  • Coming soon! Lesson plans, activities, and more helpful materials

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A comprehensive news collection ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, national and international level. Titles include over 3,650 American newspapers, blogs, newswires, news magazines, journals, international special reports and videos. Jump to suggested trending topics or special collections like the Onondaga County Newspapers and the Post-Standard.   All papers are in full text or are fully searchable digital images. Customized email alerts can be set up to follow a particular topic or news event of interest.

Helpful How To Tutorials

Use Quick Links to Local Resources and Special Collections

Do a Basic Search

Set Up a Topic Email Alert

Cite an Article

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Database covering more than 120,000 adult, teen and children’s fiction and non-fiction titles. Provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, hundreds of theme-oriented book lists for readers at all grade levels, award-winning and recommended titles, read-alikes, book reviews and much more.

Gale in Context Opposing Viewpoints

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Provides overviews, pro/con essays, articles from reference books, newspapers, and magazines, and links to websites, podcasts and videos on over 5,000 topics. Supports NYS Common Core.

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Complete content from selected printed reference books of Salem Press. Primary documents, articles, images, maps and charts can be downloaded, saved to Google Drive or emailed.  Citation tools are included. Find American and European History, Great Athletes, Peoples and Cultures, Natural Disasters; science topics from Ancient Creatures, astronomy chemistry, forensics, Privacy Rights in the Digital Age, and climate change.