Databases for Teachers

Databases and eBooks for Teachers - For usernames & passwords,  email cynthia.bittick@nisdtx.org.
AudioBooks
     Learning Ally - eBooks for all students with reading disabilities - talk with Susan West for access
     OverDrive - convenient, entertaining audiobooks for adults and teens on any device.
Documentaries & video clips:  Classroom Video on Demand 
eBooks
     Academic eBooks - unlimited, simultaneous access:
          Gale Virtual Reference Library - Reference ebooks with the access ease of databases
          eBook High School Collection - EBSCO  - fiction and non-fiction - unlimited, simultaneous access
     Pleasure reading eBooks:
          OverDrive - convenient, entertaining eBooks for adults and teens - available on all devices.
eMagazines 
     Flipster - unlimited simultaneous access for all current and past issues
Foreign Languages
     DuoLingo - choose from among 32 languages to learn!
Literature
     Bloom's Literature - Texts, full videos, images, insight, Shakespeare Center - InfoBase Publishing
     EBSCO Literary Reference Center - Full-text database, thousands of authors and works
      Gale Literary Sources - Rich literary content, subject indexing
      Scribner's Writers Series -  American & international writers and their works  - Gale           
      TeachingBooks.net - Author interviews, readings,videos, lessons, and more
Newspapers - Better learning better classrooms: why newspapers matter
     Dallas Morning News
     Fort Worth Star-Telegram
     Infotrac NewsStand - by Gale - world news - can translate into foreign languages
     NewsBank - Worldwide newspapers going back centuries
           America's Historical Newspapers Timeline
           Access World News - Current worldwide news
     Newspaper Source -  up to the minute news,  with excellent foreign language translations available
Preparation for Testing and Careers
     Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - Comprehensive career exploration & guidance
     Learning Express - Prep-Step - Prepare for STAAR, ACT, SAT, AP, ASVAB tests and more!
Professional Development
     ERIC - by EBSCO
     Professional Development Collection - by EBSCO
     Teacher Reference Center - Indexes & abstracts for teacher and administrator journals - by EBSCO
Research
     Citing sources - citation generators & research help:
          EasyBib
          NoodleTools - Recommended - even formats papers in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian
     Sample Papers
          MLA Sample Paper  - Modern Language Association
          APA  Sample Paper - American Psychology Association
Science
     Health and Wellness - Gale
     Health Source - Consumer Edition - EBSCO
     Science in Context - Gale
Social Studies
     ABC-CLIO - World Geography & History, American Geography & History, Health & Wellness
     America's Historical Newspapers Timeline
     Global Issues in Context - Timely, controversial issues worldwide
     Maps101 - All kinds of maps for teaching and learning
Spanish Databases
     Britannica Escolar
    ¡Informe! 

Video Clips & Documentaries
     Classroom Video on Demand - Clips or documentaries to grab your students' attention!