Columbia Public Schools Digital Resources - Secondary
Below is a list of library resources and online databases available to secondary students in Columbia Public Schools through ClassLink.*ClassLink provides OneClick, single sign-on access to CPS applications such as online textbooks, library research resources, and other digital instructional tools.
Secondary Databases Description Destiny Discover Search your school's books, eBooks and digital resources in one easy place with Destiny Discover. SchoologyThe CPS online learning, classroom management, and social networking platform for students to access digital classroom resources. Biography Combines award-winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources. Includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Culturegrams Experience the world through detailed cultural information on more than 200 countries. Discovery Education Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-based digital content for K-12, transforming teaching and learning with award-winning digital textbooks, multimedia content, professional development, and the largest professional learning community of its kind. EBSCOHost Explora Middle / High SchoolContains full text for 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues, and more. Resources arranged by grade level. Flipster
Access magazine from a variety of publishers via a web browser or custom app made specifically for the iPad or iPad mini. Download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere.
HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.
Learning Express Library
Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information to increase test taking success. Students must create an account in Columbia Public Schools prior to using at home.
Opposing ViewpointsThis source for information on today's hottest social issues features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to websites. Science Reference Center
More than 4,000 full text articles covering biology, chemistry, earth & space science, the environment, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, and wildlife.
Sora Access the Columbia Public Schools Overdrive collection (eBooks and audiobooks) with your CPS login on a variety of devices. For more information, contact your building Media Specialist or Overdrive support. World Book
Contains easy-to-read articles, multimedia, comparison tools, interactive games and activities, and resources.