Newspaper and research collection including The News Tribune and Seattle Times. **Provided to Tacoma Public Library by Newsbank and the Washington State Library. Access available through December 2020.**
Middle & High School
Outstanding research support with nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. A curriculum-aligned resource with media-rich content updated daily.
(Grades 3 and up) Learn about the culture and customs of 200+ countries of the World, the 50 United States, and the Canadian Provinces. Includes photos, videos and more.
(Grades 7 and up) A research collection of periodical and digital media content for middle and high school students, college-level researchers, and professional educators. Includes full-text articles, newspapers, books, and transcripts, plus thousands of maps, pictures, weblinks, podcasts and audio/video files.
Offers cross-curricular content aligned to Common Core State Standards and provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations. (Formerly called "Student Resources in Context.")
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
(Grades 3-12) Live Homework Help, Skills Building and Writing Workshops. Live tutors are available every day from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Full-text articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and thousands of full-text poems and short stories published in contemporary journals and magazines.
A collection of the top national newspapers and other Independent and International news sources including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, L.A. Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor and more.
Find new books to read! Search for a favorite author or title, browse booklists, award lists, or find the next book in a series. Fiction and Nonfiction books for all ages are included.
(Grades 7 and up) All about today's hottest social issues. Research, analyze and organize a variety of data for writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Popular eBook & Downloadable Audiobook collection available on your computer, mobile device, or eReader. Up to 20 checkouts and 20 holds.
A one-stop-shop for articles from a mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.
Authoritative, curriculum-oriented information for assignments and projects on earth science and life science, to space, technology, mathematics and science history.
(Grades 1-9) Need to write a report? Start here! SIRS Discoverer is full of hand-picked articles to meet your research needs. Don't miss the great PDF Nonfiction eBooks that you can access at home!
Information on colleges, technical schools, practice entrance exams and certifications, and professional license exams, resume tool and more!
A complete overview of U.S. history covering the most-studied events, issues and current information combining documents from primary sources, periodicals and reference materials.
West Newsstream covers news sources from Washington, Oregon, Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Hawaii. (This replaces Washington Newspapers, a resource we formerly offered.)
Multicultural, global content supporting history research.