Havens Elementary School

Databases and Research Links

California-Sponsored Resources

The following resources were provided to us by the State of California for our K-12 students.  Visit the California State Library to learn more about this collaborative project. You can also read more about Britannica’s and Proquest’s collaboration with California, plus sign up for tutorials to learn how to use them. You will need to login when off campus. Click on icons for links.

From Britannica:

Britannica School: Online encyclopedia for general reference.



Escolar: Online encyclopedia for general research in Spanish.


From ProQuest:

CultureGrams: Concise cultural information on countries around the world.




SIRS Discoverer: Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.

From TeachingBooks.net:

TeachingBooks: Connect books with author interviews, readings, videos, lessons, and so much more! Take a brief video tour of this resource.