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These online resources are offered to the public courtesy of the Shasta Public Libraries. If you are accessing the databases from home, please have your library card handy-you will be asked for your 14 digit Library Card Number or 12 character PACREG code.
A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.
Archives Unbound- Access primary source material from 296 archival collections covering topics of importance to U.S. and California history.
Thousands of downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks with no late fees.
Click on the logos to check them out or find out more about the process here.
Magazines & Newspapers
Magazines and Online Research Sources - Access thousands of current magazines, newspapers, trade journals, primary source documents and encyclopedic entries. Perfect for writing research papers and reports and browsing for general knowledge.
(Accessible within library only. Please ask the Reference Desk to sign you in. One user at a time.)
Research for Teachers
Magazines for Teachers - Topics covered include best practices, curriculum development, literacy standards, pedagogical research, instructional media, language arts, science & mathematics, school administration, and more.
Adult Literacy & ESL
HelpNow's Adult Learning Center - (from HelpNow site click on Adult Learners) LIVE one-on-one academic coaching, practice test center, writing lab, career resources and other online resources.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts - Indexes more than 735 journals, plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage includes librarianship classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.