Teen Services

To get your login information to access KYVL databases, log in to your library account here.
 

Middle School Resources

Britannica Annals of American History (same as High School – different topics)

Browse timelines- choose a year from 1493-present- author, topics in American History- provides guided tour, shows you how to navigate the site, provides full documents that you can print, email and cite for school papers.

 


Britannica Digital Learning
Search a specific title or search by subject or scroll down to look through the books. You can read online or offline.

 


Britannica School Library Middle (same as High School)

  • Students section provide information on doing research
  • How-tos on book reviews, presentations, research papers, and science projects both in English and Spanish
  • Articles, images & videos, biographies, world atlas, compare countries, tour the U.S.A.
  • Create an account to access your content resource packs

Career Preparation (same as High School)

  • Learn more about a career – information on specific careers (tests, tutorials, eBooks, articles or flash cards)
  • Job search & workplace skills – information to improve your job search, interviewing and networking skills; build better workplace skills
  • Exams – practice tests and eBooks for numerous careers

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints (same as High School – different topics)

  • Numerous categories to browse
  • Click on and explore a topic – viewpoints, images, news, reference, videos, academic journals, statistics, audio, websites, primary sources, magazine and related topics

MAS Ultra School Edition, Middle Search Plus, Topic Search (same as High School)

  • Offers different databases to choose from 3 field choice options
  • Basic or advanced searches

High School Resources

Teen Book Cloud (same for Elementary, Middle and High School with different books depending on grade levels)

  • Offers different genres, AP English selections, videos, and audiobooks you may read online
  • Click on each book and read it from the database
  • Click on a book for a summary, author and reading level.

 


Academic Search Complete & Academic Search Ultimate

  • Select a field from Document Types, Number of Pages, Language, Publication Type and Date, Basic and Advanced Search, Search History
  • Choose from a list of databases
  • Full text newspapers and magazines

AudioBook Cloud

  • Online audiobook collection

 


Admissions Test Prep

  • Prepare for ACT, SAT, PSAT, AP
  • Tutorials and practice tests

 


Learning Express Computer Skills Center

  • Computer basics
  • Internet basics
  • Microsoft Access
  • Excel
  • Office 365
  • OneDrive
  • Outlook
  • Powerpoint
  • Project
  • Share Point
  • Designer
  • Visio
  • Word
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Windows 7, 8, and 10

 


Learning Express Job and Career Accelerator

  • Skills & interest matcher
  • Explore occupations
  • Search for jobs and internships
  • Tools to get hired – build cover letters, resumes, interview tips, career guides, social networking tips
  • List of schools, and also a list of scholarships 
  • Reliable sources
  • Identifying types of information
  • Finding resources
  • How to take notes and cite your sources
  • Creating an outline
  • Planning, thinking and writing papers
  • Beyond the paper – creating alternatives
  • Products, contemplating and delivering papers
  • Offered in both English and Spanish
  • Skill check, eBooks, skill builders, tutorials, practice tests