Destiny Online Library Catalog
Teachers and students can search the library offerings for their school. Username: Your computer login. Password: Your computer password.
World Book Online
An online encyclopedia with sites that can be used at any grade level; as well as, resources in Spanish, Arabic, and French. Username: rps205. Password: rockschools. Current RPS 205 World Book Subscriptions:
For Early Childhood and Kindergarten students. Site has games, activities, stories that can be read aloud and videos. When in student mode, a voice tells students what their mouse is hovering over so they can click on what they want.
Online encyclopedia for grades K-5. Students can topic search, or type in keywords in the search bar. Also has games, maps, activities, science experiments and a dictionary.
Online encyclopedia for kids grades 6-8. Students can topic search, or type in keywords in the search bar. Has a Maps/Atlas and Citation builder feature. Articles can be translated into many different languages and can be read aloud in several languages.
Online encyclopedia for grades 9-12. Articles can be translated into many different languages and can be read aloud in several languages. Has links to newspapers from around the World.
Has ready-made timelines across multiple subject areas. Also allows students to create their own timelines. Can add photos to timelines.
Encyclopedia for grades 6-12. Students can topic search, or type in keywords in the search bar. Includes a Life Skills section which could be a good addition to the Seminar Curriculum. Also has a World Book Explains video section which would support multiple content areas.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
The Kids version of the encyclopedia, but in Spanish.
The Kids version of the encyclopedia, but in Arabic.
Encyclopedia Britannica Image Quest
Search for copyright free images for presentations and assignments. This service also provides ready made citations to make it easy for students to adhere to copyright rules. Username: rockfordsd. Password: Yrockfordsd.
Username and password applies to all of the following Gale products. Username: no username. Password: rockschools (remote password: remote)
Gale Kids InfoBits
Kids InfoBits meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5.
Gale in Context: Global Issues
This database includes a variety of sources and media formats to present a rich analysis of issues; social, political, military, economic, environmental, science related, health related, and cultural.
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
A great resource to find information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Sources include continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to websites.
Gale in Context: High School
This database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Gale in Context: Middle School
This database is designed for middle school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Tumblebooks is an engaging library of more than 100 children’s books for students PK-6 that range from beginner to intermediate reading levels. Stories are animated and read aloud while visually highlighting the sentences that are being read. Username: rockfordlib. Password: books.