are collections of data organized for easy access. Databases can
include information about specific topics or contain numerous resources
on a wide variety of topics. Many state and city libraries maintain
databases for use by their citizens; however, users must have an
account at their local public library to gain access. Several such
databases are included here: contact you local library for more
information about databases in city or state.
K through 7
||Created and maintained by librarians with strict
criteria for website inclusion, e.g. no commercials sites, no
unsafe privacy features.Web sites are organized using the Dewey Decimal
||Parents and teachers screen content; claims millions of
approved websites in database.
Great Web Sites for Kids
||The American Library Association and the Association
for Library Service to Children identify and organize web sites
using strong selection criteria. Web sites are coded for appropriate
PreK through High School
||South Carolina's ETV web portal to sites with
educational value to children K through 12, parents, and teachers.
Organized by subject, grade level, and alphabetically.
||Maintained by the University of Arizona School of
WOW is a free database of culturally authentic children's and
adolescent books from around the world.
K through College
||Web portal for information about and for the United
States Government, includes links to maps, historical documents, laws
and regulations, statistics, photos, forms, and much more.
||Websites reviewed by volunteer community members using
specified selection criteris. No ads or commercial sites. Directory of