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 Online Resources:

  • Provide credible sources for projects and research papers
  • Cover a wide variety of topics including history, science, and foreign languages.
  • Help teach new languages
  • Provide reading resources
eRead Illinois eRead Illinois allows Plainfield cardholders access to eBooks from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois libraries. EBooks are in ePub, Blio, and PDF formats and are compatible with a variety of devices. Patrons can check out 3 items at a time, and place up to 5 holds at a time. Library Card Access
Grolier Online Passport Grolier Online Passport includes full-text online versions of the following reference books and encyclopedias: America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Lands and Peoples, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, The New Book of Knowledge, and The New Book of Popular Science. Library Card Access
Little Pim is a resource for early language development and provides the best materials to help kids learn a foreign language. Click here to access Little Pim with your library card from home. Library Card Access
Mango Languages Mango Languages makes online language learning instruction simple and fun. Mango offers lessons for over 60 languages, many recently expanded, including English Language Learner (ELL) courses. Library Card Access
Middle Search Plus Middle Search Plus contains full text for a variety of popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Library Card Access
Novelist K-8 Plus Novelist K-8 Plus is a database about books specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers. Library Card Access
Points of View Reference Center Points of View Reference Center contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.Library Card Access
Primary Search Primary Search contains full-text for more than 80 of the most popular elementary school magazines, Primary Search is designed specifically for elementary school libraries. Library Card Access
True Flix TrueFlix is a collection of introductory videos and media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments that allows students to progress from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” in science and social studies. Library Card Access