Resource Audience: Middle School

Guide from our Librarians: Research Johnson County

Research Johnson County with these helpful resources including info about local properties and homes, local news and statistics about Kansas and Johnson County.

America's News Magazines

Find full articles from popular lifestyle, entertainment, sports and news magazines.

Biography in Context

Comprehensive biographies including things that "they probably didn't want you to know."

Computer Skills

Free interactive tutorials on popular computer software including Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft PowerPoint, Project and Word. 

CultureGrams

Explore the culture, history and people of each U.S. state and country of the world.

Enciclopedia Britannica Escolar

Spanish language encyclopedia for younger students.

Encyclopedia Britannica Library Edition

Encyclopedia articles from the general and the kid-friendly encyclopedia.

Encyclopedia Britannica School

Articles for all ages: elementary, middle and high school students.

Explora

Articles and multimedia covering a wide variety of subjects like biography, business, current events, health, history, literature, science and more. Easy to browse new topics or search for specific information.

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Online encyclopedia for students.

Gale Databases

Search across all Gale resources.

Health Source: Consumer Edition

Health information especially for consumers.

Kids Reference eBook Collection

Online non-fiction books for kids.

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests and tutorials for students in elementary, high school, college and graduate school and occupational practice tests such as GED, firefighter exam and more.

Magazine, Journal and Newspaper List

A full list of all the online magazines, journals and newspapers to which the library subscribes. 

Mango Languages

Learn a language online from the comfort of home, office or classroom! Follow the lessons at your own speed.

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Articles from popular magazines and journals for high school students.

MedlinePlus

The best source of health information for patients, their families and friends.

Middle Search Plus

Popular magazines for middle and junior high school students.

National Geographic Kids

Great for kids interested in science, space, animals, history, geography and fun. Enjoy the full magazine with all the illustrations online.

Primary Search

Articles from popular elementary school magazines.

Rosetta Stone

Learn to listen, read, write and speak a new language! The Rosetta Stone Library Solution teaches by context clues and interactive feedback through your computer, tablet or mobile device.

Something About the Author Online

Explore the lives and works of authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults.

TOPICsearch

Articles from a variety of national and international newspapers and magazines.