ncwiseowl NC K-12 Source for Research Databases, E-Journals, Magazine Subscriptions, 
Collections, Primary Sources, Encyclopedias, eBooks and More


Britannica Elementary
Britannica Elementary

Look for people, places, and things. Watch and learn with videos and animations and have fun with games and activities.
Explora Elementary
Explora Elementary

Leveled primary source documents, news articles, and videos organized by popular topics including animals, art, music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science, health and social studies.
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k-8 ebooks collection
K-8 eBooks Collection

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Collection offers more than 15,000 eBook titles across all academic subject areas including fiction and non-fiction.

Search databases for publications including full text and articles.
FundamentalsFundamentals PRE-K2
(Formerly Britannica Learning Zone) - Interactive atlas, learning games, engaging audio and video, and vocabulary builders. Concepts such as geography, time, shapes, and numbers. Includes a creative space.
Discover Books with Novelist K-8 plus
NoveList K-8 Plus

Source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers helping students find books that are just right for their reading level and interests.
NCKids Digital Library requires your local/regional public library patron card number or participation through the One Access program provided by the
State Library of North Carolina.

nc Kids Digital Library
NCKids Digital Library - eBooks & Audiobooks

Britannica Interactive Tools

Article Browse
Images & Video Britannica
Images & Videos by Subject
Biographies Explorer
Biographies Explorer
Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom
Tour the USA
Tour the USA
Geography Explorer
Geography Explorer
Compare Countries Tool
Compare Countries
World Atlas Tool
World Atlas


nc resources
NC Resources
Copyright for Students
Copyright for Students





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