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Library Resources K-12

Resources Offered by ProQuest

ProQuest logoProQuest Central Student
Millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals. (Grades 9+, IB, AP, College Prep)

ProQuest eLibrary
General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. Two unique interfaces available. (Grades 6+)

ProQuest Research Companion
Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. (Grades 8+)

SIRS Issues Researcher
Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)

SIRS Discoverer
Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)

School & Educators Complete
eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). (Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty)

Resources Offered by Britannica School

California State Library, founded 1850, preserving our heritage, shaping our futureBritannica School logoWelcome to Britannica School and Escolar!

You now have access to both sites, courtesy of the California State Library.

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject - for all grades and all reading abilities - offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended web sites, and three separate databases - elementary, middle, or high.

Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.


Below are some key information to help you get started:



Use the username and password combination below for all OFF CAMPUS access:

Username: glendale
Password: gusd


Create an Individual "My Britannica" Account
(Save & Share Content)

  1. While already in the product (you see the 3 trees), click 'Sign In to My Britannica' at the top right of the screen.
  2. Click 'Create an Account' and enter the requested information.
  3. Create a unique username/password (different from your school log-in).
  4. Choose if you're an Educator or Student, click 'Create Account' and your personal account will be created.