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Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC)

ERIC provides the full text of more than 2,200 digests. Citations and abstracts from over 1,000 educational and education-related journals are also provided.

Explora Elementary

Explora Elementary (in-library access only) features relevant, age-appropriate content and easy-to-use functionality to support student research.

Explora High School

Explora High School (in-library access only) features high-quality content from a variety of popular and academic sources to support student research and classroom instruction. Full-text articles and multimedia content on topics spanning key subject areas.

Explora Public Libraries

Explora Public Libraries (in-library access only) searches across multiple resources for general research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries, Associated Press videos and images.

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library offers online practice tests for:

  • Academic
  • Civil service
  • General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Military
  • Professional licensing and certification

Academic Tests

Academic tests available range from Adult Basic Skills Tests and the GED to college and graduate school entrance exams including the:

  • ACT
  • GMAT
  • GRE
  • LSAT
  • MCAT
  • SAT

Other Included Tests

Also included are:

  • Advanced Placement and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) tests
  • Practice tests for Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) 4th and 8th grade math and reading
  • Skills improvement tests with Spanish instructions
  • Texas Higher Education Assessment (THEA) mathematics, reading comprehension, and writing practice tests
  • Texas real estate tests

Mango Languages

Learn a new language with Mango Languages. Mango’s innovative teaching method utilizes real-life situations and actual conversations to teach languages more effectively. Mango introduces new conversational skills with each lesson, keeps you motivated, and builds confidence. Select from:

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish, and more

Middle Search plus

Middle Search Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines, biographies and historical essays.

Science Online

Science Online’s database has hundreds of science experiments covering a variety of topics and skill levels. Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive:

  • Biographies
  • Definitions
  • Diagrams
  • Essays
  • Experiments