The Colony Public Library

Homework & Education

Resources for students of all levels as well as educators.
Academic Search Complete

Academic Search Complete:

Comprehensive, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database, with more than 7,000 full-text periodicals. 

African American History Online

African American History Online:

Thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years. 

American Indian Histories and Cultures

American Indian Histories and Cultures:

Native American history including photos, newspapers, treaties, speeches, diaries, maps and journals.

The American West

The American West:

Original manuscripts, journals, personal accounts, maps, city directories, catalogues, photos and other rare printed works. 

Britannica Image Quest

Britannica Image Quest:

Access more than two million images that are rights-cleared for educational use by students, teachers & schools. 



The Education Resource Information Center. 

Explora Elementary

Explora for Elementary School:

An easy-to-use research tool for Grades K-8.

Explora High School

Explora for High School:

A collection of research resources for High School students.

Ebsco Databases

Humanities Full Text:

Full text articles on art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, religion & more.

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Learning Express Library:

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want at school

MAS Ultra

MAS Ultra School Edition:

Full text for over 500 high school magazines, image collection, reference books. 

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus:

 Full text for over 140 middle school magazines, historical essays, image collection. 

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science:

Earth & space science including ecosystems, energy, rocks & minerals, weather and saving the Earth, geared to Grades 3-6. 

PowerKnowledge Life Science

PowerKnowledge Life Science:

Life science including animals, plants, the human body, life cycles and habitats, geared to Grades 3-6.

PowerKnowledge Physical Science

PowerKnowledge Physical Science:

Physical science including atoms & molecules, energy & matter, the periodic table, force, motion and temperature, geared to Grades 3-6. 

Professional Development Collection

Professional Development Collection:

Comprehensive collection of full text education journals.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center:

Indexing and abstracts for popular journals for professional educators. 



Full text articles on current topics from diverse sources including newpapers and periodicals.

Free online tutoring help for kindergarten through adult learners, as well as job search help, resume assistance and more. 

World Book eBooks

World Book eBooks:

Research and general interest e-books for kindergarten through high school. Built in reader for desktop viewing or compatible with most tablets. 

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