Recognizes the service that best packages reference, library or research information for educational purposes in the PK-12 and/or postsecondary markets. This service can include content such as encyclopedias, maps, databases and source material.
The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience - ABC-CLIO
Comprehensive, informative, and now even easier to use, The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience (LAE) is the latest version of the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinosâ€”the largest, fastest growing minority group in the United States.
The American Mosaic: The Latino American Experience (LAE) explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United Statesâ€”an estimated 44 million individuals who have formed unique, self-sufficient, and vibrant communities across the nation.
Credo believes that everyone deserves the ability to learn and the opportunity to succeed.
Credo partners with libraries to help people learn the information skills that are critical to success in personal, academic and professional life.
Literati is an information skills solution that combines scholarly reference content, innovative technology and customizable services to help institutions reach their strategic goals. Literati has helped institutions of all types and sizes guide students to librarian-approved resources while teaching them to locate, evaluate and use information.
Literati has three components: Technology: Literati includes a growing selection of nearly 10,000 Topic Pages that integrate Credoâ€™s reference e-books with a libraryâ€™s existing resources and discovery services, extending their value. Topic Pages are valued at over $3.5 million in equivalent resource value. Other technologies such as the Mind Map and embedded tools provide a powerful way to visualize and understand the research process.
Content: Literati is packaged with over 3.5 million XML-enriched full-text general reference entries along with over 500,000 images, audio and video clips that enhance learning.
Services: What makes Literati truly unique are the customized and complementary services provided by on-staff librarians and educators. These services integrate faculty & student outreach, multimedia instruction and assessment tools. Instructional materials such as tutorials, modules and guides
PBS LearningMedia is a free digital media content library that provides direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted resources for PreK-12 educators. PBS LearningMedia builds on the strength of public media and is designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
PBS LearningMedia content is contributed by over 90 educational producers including NASA, NOVA, FRONTLINE, Super WHY! and Sid the Science Kid and includes:
- Thousands of digital assets designed to engage students and inspire learning
- Resources mapped to National and Common Core standards
- Teacher-friendly user experience allowing educators to filter and find relevant, high-quality instructional resources
- Save, tag, comment, and share functionality enabling educators to collaborate
- Teacher-created classroom pages and student access
Questia helps students find and cite high-quality, scholarly research, and provides an instructional platform to guide proper use of sources within research papers.
Combining interactive research tutorials hat provide the support of a standard research guide with videos, task-oriented lessons, and quizzes deep library of online books and articles, easy-to-use search engine and time-saving tools, Questia will helps students research smarter, faster.
Research tutorials help with writing research papers: Develop a deeper understanding of the research process through our interactive tutorials that provide the support of a standard research guide with videos, task-oriented lessons, and quizzes. Covering 10 different topics â€“ such as Planning a Paper or Avoiding Plagiarism â€“ you'll pick up many valuable tips for writing a research paper.
Sources students can cite and reference: Questia offers quality sources selected by librarians and approved by professors, many of them peer-reviewed! With more than 75,000 academic books and more than 9 million articles from more than a thousand of the worldâ€™s leading publishers, Questia is your single destination for scholarly academic and professional research â€“ and nothing is ever checked out!
Grolier Online is made up of eight databases including three general reference encyclopedias. Grolier Online includes: sucessful search results; customized interfaces; world newspapers; clickable maps; GOTube videos; science projects and experiments; and much more!
InSync Education helps create a stonger bond between schools, students, teachers, and families on an easy-to-use platform.
InSync Education provides families and teachers with over 1200+ academic resources and activities aligned to Common Core standards. All content can be found by searching keywords, subject, grade, and/or date. Content text and audio is available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. The academic resources include content for Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Reading and Language Arts. General academic content is also included for topics such as: Next Grade Readiness, Test-Taking Tips, Homework Help, College Preparation, Career Readiness, and Health and Safety.
-Teachers "insync" with Common Core resources for the classroom. -Parents and Students "insync" with multi-language activities in text and audio. -Everyone "insync" from any computer or mobile device.