Online Resources

Please use the links below to access resources and databases provided by TKA’s Media Center.

Our web catalog home page will assist you with our online learning resources, the public library resources, and view our library collection. Our goal is to be an extension of the classroom, collaborating with the teachers, providing information and resources supporting the mission of the school.

The ultimate elementary reference resource.

eLibrary Elementary

— the ultimate elementary full-text reference resource — tailors all the media types and search functionality of eLibrary for the young reader and researcher. It’s an easy-to-use general reference database designed specifically to engage and guide younger students.

Students of all ages use eLibrary Elementary’s powerful, yet engaging and easy-to-use search interface to find the answers they need from more than 390 magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts—plus thousands of maps, images, educator-approved websites from Homework Central®, and audio/video titles, all selected as appropriate for elementary school studies.

Click here to get the basics in two minutes or less

World Book

World Book has created a collection of video tutorials to help familiarize World Book users with the resources available on the World Book Web. The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

World Book Web for Schools

World Book Kids [8:30]
World Book Student [12:07]
World Book Advanced [10:15]
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos [6:59]
World Book Discover [11:28]

For more tutorials, click here.

 

ebrary

Click here to login to use our newest resource.

For Full features like personal bookshelf, and the ability to download ebooks, you will need to log in using your student’s credentials.

Their username is their first initial, last name and grade level. For example, John Smith in 7th grade would be JSmith7. Their password is their birthday with no leading zeroes. For example a birthday of March 7, 2006 would be 3/7/2006.

Search our TKA Media Center with this online resource catalog.

Access to one of the largest collections of periodical and digital media content (perfect for research projects).

Provides the complete World Book Encyclopedia, in addition to multimedia, periodicals and an e-book library.

Access up to 65 elementary level e-books in English and Spanish (username and password provided by librarian)

Search for books in our Accelerated Reader program.

A search engine for students. It searches only credible websites approved by Internet research experts.

A free service that allows students to chat live with a librarian for immediate assistance.