Username and Password: It's the same for all of these, unless specified otherwise*. If you are a member of the ISK Community and you don’t know what they are, email the library (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we’ll let you know.
DATABASES: use these to access reliable and respected information sources. Always remember to cite your sources.
Follett Destiny – the ISK Library catalog
Britannica – a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource for Elementary, Middle, and High School
Britannica Image Quest – a digital collection of nearly 3 million images that can be used freely by students for papers and projects
BrainPop – a collection of short, curriculum-related, animated videos that explain frequently studied topics. (grades 3 and up)
BrainPop Jr. - as above, but for a younger audience (PreK-3)
Churchill Archive - A digital library of modern international history with more than 800,000 pages of original documents, produced between 1874 and 1965
Facts on File Databases - subject-specific databases provide access to curriculum-based content in a variety of formats (articles and essays, videos and animations, photographs and illustrations, cartoons, primary sources, maps and charts, timelines, news articles, experiments, etc.)
Ancient and Medieval History
Issues and Controversies
Modern World History
World Geography & Culture
Follettshelf – ISK’s e-library of fiction and nonfiction books for all ages (read online or download the book)
History Today* - articles from leading scholars on all periods, regions and themes of history. Contact HS librarian or History teacher for access.
IB Review - topical articles and expert exam advice to deepen subject knowledge and develop independent learning skills.
Oxford Art Online – gateway to several important and respected art historical reference tools
Oxford Music Online – information on composers, performers, conductors, instruments, forms, genres and other aspects of music
PebbleGo – a database for our youngest researchers with sections on animals, people, science and social studies
Questia School* – an online research library, featuring thousands of digital books and millions of academic articles, supporting research across the curriculum. HS students have their own log-in.
Tumble Books Library – a collection of picture books, with an audio option
Digital Theatre+ - educational platform for the performing arts providing unlimited access to over 900 full-length productions and educational resources
Global Issues in Context - presents an analysis of issues - social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, cultural - and headlines in world hot spots.
JSTOR - provides access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 discipline