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Green Valley Elementary School Library: Research Tools

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Research Tools


Watch this BrainPop video to learn how to do research.

Visit the "Citing Your Sources/Bibliography" page to learn about plagiarism, paraphrasing, and citations.

Watch this video to learn about keyword searching on the internet.

POWER Library - GV


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If you are at school, this link will take you directly to Power Kids from Power Library.

If you are at home, use your public library card barcode number or this eCard number to login.



Gale In Context - Elementary

POWER LIBRARY - Gale in Context

Database of Nonfiction Information - K-5

Pebble Go (K-2)

Pebble Go Next (Gr.3-5)

*PebbleGO Next is now linked to PebbleGo!

When you click the icon above, you will go to the PebbleGO homepage.  Then, click on the PURPLE PebbleGo Next Tab.

DK Find Out! Picture Encyclopedia

DK Find Out!
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DK Find Out! is a free online encyclopedia with interactive pictures.  Though it does not have as much information as World Book Online, it's a great place to quickly look up answers to common questions.

NewsELA Elementary

NewsELA Elementary has current events and news for students, and you can change the reading level to help you understand it.

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Fact Monster

Dictionary is a reference resource to look up the definition of a word.

Thesaurus is a reference resource to look up synonyms and antonyms of a word.

Discovery Grade 5 - Changing The World

Research Links





World Book Online Encyclopedia

World Book Online Encyclopedia

The World Book Online Encyclopedia is available with no login when your computer or mobile device is on school property. For home access, please ask your teacher-librarian for the username and password, or refer to Library Password links on this page.

This searchable database is useful for quick access to accurate, reliable information.

World Book Web

True Flix - Grades 3-5


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If you are at school, no password is needed.
If you are at home, you will need your public library card barcode number OR use this ecard number:

Still having trouble loading TrueFlix?

Go to the Power Kids homepage by clicking the icon below. 

Then, click on TrueFlix.

Destiny Library Catalog - Green Valley

Destiny Library Catalog

Destiny Discover allows you to search for books, DVDs, audiobooks, ebooks, and even digital media that the district provides through all 8 of the Wilson libraries.


Photos and Clip Art for Projects

Find "Free to Use" photos for your projects. 

This site adds citations to each photo automatically.

Find "Free to Use" Clipart for your projects!

National Geographic for Kids


Searchable Information for Students - History, Biographies, Science, Geography, Math, and more!

America's Story from Library of Congress

QUICK TOOLS - Safe Search Engines




Citation/Bibliography Builders

Subject Guide

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Lisa Goehler
Green Valley Elementary School

Wilson Library Passwords - GV

Library Passwords

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Forgot a Password?

 Click the image above to see the list of usernames/passwords for the GV Library Resources.  

In order to view the document, a student will need to sign in with their school username/password.

Print a copy to keep near your computer at home.

Green Valley Library Resource Username/Password List - for Students

Wilson Library Resources Handout for Teachers