eLibrary USA

Explore the World @eLibraryUSA

IRC Rabat, IRC Casablanca, AC Oujda, AC Marrakech

What is eLibraryUSA?  – An online library with free access to 30+ authoritative and up-to-date databases.

How do I access eLibraryUSA? –  Check with the Information Resource Centers in Casablanca and Rabat and at the American Corners in Oujda and Marrakech.

Is there a fee to use eLibraryUSA? – No, all the resources are free.

What does eLibraryUSA include?

For businessmen and women and university students 

Business Source Premier – the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,300 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998.

For university faculty and students 

Academic Onefile – provides access to over 42 million magazine articles going back to 1980.

CQ Global Researcher – includes reports covering the most current and controversial global issues of the day, from 1923 to the present.

For secondary and university students 

elibrary – includes full-text collection of over 20,000 eBooks in English. Covers a wide range of topics, including sociology, psychology, history, political science, medicine, language and literature, philosophy and religion, education, business, the hard sciences and more.

Encyclopedia Britannica
– provides a basic introduction to over 75,000 different topics.  

English Language Learnerthis multi-purpose information resource is designed for middle/high school students and those that are new to the English language. ELL Reference Center will help English language learners to succeed academically and in everyday life by providing assistance as they conduct research, build their background knowledge and develop study skills.

Film Makers Library Online
– provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

Global Issues in Context – offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.  Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues.

the Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources -focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues.

LitFinder – is a repository of full-text literary works, including around 150,000 poems, short stories, plays and speeches.

– offers a multimedia guide to HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention. Includes information on HIV testing and dealing with the realities of living with HIV and AIDS.

Teen Health and Wellness
– provides teenagers and preteens with straightforward information about such topics as diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, personal finances and more.

For youth 

Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids
– perfect for students eight years old and above, this resource includes thousands of images, videos, animated timelines and of course, encyclopedia articles. It also has learning activities for English and language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.

PowerKids Life Science is a content-driven, visually stimulating, and media-rich online science resource specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6.

TrueFlix – allows youth to graduate from “learning to read” to “reading to learn” by helping them hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content and develop research skill to plan, manage and complete projects and assignments. Each True Book title is supported by related content and primary sources featuring videos, audio, images and text.

BookFlix – An interactive literacy resource geared for early readers, reluctant readers, and English Language Learners. A collection of 95 fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic, including 25 Spanish language versions. Interactive reading features include read-along option, definitions and narrated text, author biographies, web links, and resources for educators.

For teachers 

Middle Search Plus – contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines.  All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.  Additionally, Middle Search Plus contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall’s New World Encyclopedia; American Heritage Dictionary, 4th Edition from Houghton Mifflin; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

Teacher Reference Center – includes articles from 280 journals on assessment, best practices, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, elementary education, higher education, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, school administration, science & mathematics, and teacher education. 

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