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Digital Resource Library

To access Galenet

Click HERE to access Galenet library portals

(see teacher for password)

To access Britannica

Click HERE to access Britannica

(see teacher for password)

For a description of each of the main portals, see below: 

General OneFile Offers a collection unmatched in its scope and depth: more than 6,000 full-text periodicals, 3,000 refereed journals and 300 full-text newspapers. It all adds up to nearly 11,500 titles with 25 years of backfile coverage, and an astounding 50 million database records, easily searched and retrieved. 

Literature Resource Center (with Twaynes and Scribners) Reference Books Bulletin/Booklist Editors’ Choice Best Reference The premier resource for literary study delivers the equivalent of 1,400 reference volumes plus periodicals. Easy, accurate searches produce critiques, summaries and biographies from every literary genre . 

Student Resource Center Gold Reference Books Bulletin/Booklist Editors’ Choice Best Reference The acclaimed, fully integrated collection of standards-aligned references (more than 550 volumes) features primary documents, essays and critiques, plus more than 1,100 periodicals, 20,000 images and hours of video and audio. Includes Discovering Education Streaming. Student Resource Center Junior Contains more than 525 volumes of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical volumes essays and critical analyses – then adds full-text coverage from more than 300 periodicals, 20,000 images and hours of audio and video. 

Kids InfoBits The engaging, easy-to-use K-5 resource delivers more than 140 acclaimed volumes, nearly 100 full-text, age-appropriate magazines, tons of kid-friendly graphs, charts and maps, and more than 2,500 other searchable images. 

InfoTrac Custom Newspapers Allows students to easily search more than 1,200 newspapers, including national titles like the New York Times (backfiled to 1985) and international publications. Plus, users can find local and regional newspapers like the Houston Chronicle, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Austin American-Statesman. 

Britannica Image Quest Contains approximately three million images from over 50 of the best collections in the world. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use—ideal for use in lessons plans, student projects, school Web sites, and beyond.

As a DKC Databases subscriber, you have unlimited access to the electronic versions of the ESC-20 Research Notebooks.  We believe these tools will help students better understand the steps in the research process and more effectively navigate the digital resources you’ve subscribed to.
 
To access the Research Notebook for Elementary School, please follow the link below:
http://bit.ly/ElementarySchoolResearchDKC
 
To access the Research Notebook for Middle School, please follow the link below:
 
To access the Research Notebook for High School, please follow the link below:
 
Full Research Notebooks in pdf format (2 page spreads)

 
 
Here is the link to view lesson plans. (see teacher for password)