Resources for Students

Explora for Primary Schools
Elementary students can find articles on every subject for their school projects.

Explora for Secondary Students
Middle and Junior High Students can find historical essays, biographies, maps, images and more to help with school projects and research.

Explora for Educator's
Offers lesson plans, support materials, and professional development resources.

Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia
Online encyclopedia with over 25,000 entries covering a wide variety of subject areas.

History Reference Center
Search full-text articles, historical documents, biographies, maps and photos. Great for student history research.

Access more than 9,000 audiobooks, 800 music albums, and 4,000 movies and television series for mobile and online access with hoopla digital. Enjoy up to 5 free downloads a month. T

Middle Search Plus
Popular middle school magazines, reference e-books, and thousands of primary source documents and videos

Niche Academy
Niche Academy is an online learning platform specifically for libraries with ready-to-follow tutorials. Summit County Libraries academy is filled with trainings on our digital resources, computer skills and beyond.

Novelist K – 8 Plus
Find book recommendations for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews.

Points of View Reference
Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Primary Search
Provides students with encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. In addition, the database includes full-text popular magazines

Rosetta Stone
Online language learning courses for over 30 beginner-level languages. Summit County Library subscription will end November 30, 2023. 

Science Reference Center
Designed for student researchers, contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other reliable sources.

Explore social, political and economic issues,scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.