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East HS LMC: Databases

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Fact-Checking Sites

ABC-CLIO Databases

ABC Clio


Biography in Context

Gale Biography in Context

Encyclopedia Britannica High School

Britannica School High

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Britannica Imagequest


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Brain Pop

Brain Pop

Brain Pop Jr.

Brain Pop Espanol

Brain Pop ESL



READ 180

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Ebsco Host



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Explora --High School

Explora Middle & High Schools

Explora for Elementary

Explora for Elementary

Britannica School Edition - High School


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Gale Databases

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Global Issues in Context

Gale Global Issues in Context

History Reference Center

History Reference Center

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Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference Center

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Gale LitFinder


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Merriam Webster Dictionary (Unabridged)


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Opposing Viewpoints

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Occupational Outlook Handbook


Salem Press History


Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center
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Smithsonian Primary Sources in US History


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Teaching Books

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Teen Health and Wellness

Wisconsin Media Lab

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Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine

Wisconsin Newspaper Association Digital Research Site

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East Library Catalog

No Internet at Home? 

UPDATE: Charter is extending their programs through June 30. Here is their official announcement for more details.

Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. See more information HERE.

WiFi Access Points are now live at 5 school sites

Our Wireless Access Points (WAPs) are ready to be accessed by students and staff using district-issued devices at five school sites. Details, including social distance guidelines, are here.

Dream Bus WiFi Access

The Dream Bus bookmobile is now operating as a mobile WiFi hotspot. It will be parked at the following locations Monday through Thursday. Observe the same social distancing guidelines required for our school site WiFi access points. 

1-3pm: Allied Drive Learning Center at 2237 Allied Dr. 

Online Enrichment Resources

Click here for a list of resources that learners may access during this time of school closure. These resources have been curated to support at-home enrichment. All resources offer high-quality and free content.

Read Digitally!

Since your physical school library and possibly your local public libraries are closed, try eBooks or audiobooks!

  • Sora (from Madison Metropolitan School District): app or website
  • Libby (from Wisconsin public libraries): app or website
  • SYNC Audiobooks for Teens (2 free-to-keep audiobook downloads every Thursday): add to your Sora account

Other Free Educational Subscriptions during Closures

In addition to the resources that have been provided, please find an open resource (* of education companies that are providing free subscriptions during this time of closing.

*Please note that this document is not curated or vetted by MMSD; it is solely provided as a resource.

The Wisconsin State Journal's digital edition is available to schools during the closures.

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