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Research Resources


Track your resources, notes, and ideas all in one place.


Use these step-by-step examples to help you with NoodleTools. 


NoodleTools YouTube Playlist

Watch these YouTube videos to help you with NoodleTools.


Research Databases

Access databases at home with these login credentials.


Log in with your district Access Pass: LS+School ID to use MCPL databases


Thousands of full-text biographies, topical essays, and periodical articles


Full-text articles, biographies, historical essays, photos, maps, and flags


Short articles on many topics, written to support learners who need adapted reading material


ABC-CLIO American Government

Examines the government and political system of the United States of America.


Investigates the people, events, and stories of America past and present.


Covers early human history from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.


Covers history from the Renaissance to today.


Generates a federated search of 5 primary level databases.


Generates a federated search of 8 middle grade level databases. 


Generates a federated search of 15 secondary level databases. 


Covers all areas of health and wellness


“How-to” instructions and creative ideas for numerous hobbies


Full-text articles from over 600 science resources


Databases for Staff Research

Full-text articles for more than 2,100 scholarly journals


Full-text journal articles, curriculum guides, and more


Lesson plans and resources valuable for teachers


Full-text articles from the world’s leading publishers


Authoritative articles on health topics


Full-text high-quality education journal articles