The library subscribes to many electronic resources for you!
These databases can be used to find full-text articles, quick facts, pictures, and much more. Click on a link below to see what resources are available.
All you need is your St. Charles City-County Library District card.
|Biography, History & Geography||Encyclopedias||Foreign Languages|
|General Resources||Literature & the Arts||Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events|
|Science & Health||Test Preparation & Class Review|
|Find a Good Book to Read|
|Biography, History & Geography|
|Biography In Context
Search for current and historical biographies for musicians, authors, presidents and more
Provides information on countries around the world - including history, culture, lifestyle and government
|Gale Virtual Reference Library
Biographies, history, health, science, art and literature, and specialized reference e-books
|US History in Context
All areas of US history from pre-colonial to present day. Primary documents, books, magazines, maps & more.
|World History in Context
All areas of world history from ancient to current.
Primary documents, books, magazines, maps & more.
|Britannica Online for Young Adults
Includes flags, photos, maps, links to articles and selected web sites
|World Book Student
With content directed for upper-elementary and middle-grade users, Student includes a digital resource platform where users can save, notate and organize article pages, biographies and other featured content.
|Research in Context
Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources and much more.
This interactive reference database is designed to develop research, reading, writing, language and computer skills.
|SIRS Social Issue Resource Series
Social, political, economic topics & current events, includes an almanac, pictures and over 500 maps
|Student Resources in Context
Thousands of documents, biographies, essays on school topics, background information, and critical analyses as well as photos, illustrations and audio & video clips
|Literature & the Arts|
|Artemis Literary Sources
Integrates Literature Resources and Literature Criticism Online into a single research environment, also contains LitFinder and the Dictionary of Literary Biography
|Poetry and Short Story Reference Center
This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies, and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements, and techniques—including contemporary content from the finest publishers.
|Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events|
|NewsBank World Newspapers
Search over 3,470 worldwide newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts & videos
|NewsBank Special Reports for Students
Featured reports focus on topics of current interest available through NewsBank. Updated daily
|Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Find articles, statistics & more on popular debate topics
|Science & Health|
|Science in Context
Covers science, math and technology - features science experiments
|Science Reference Center
Search magazine & reference articles, experiments, biographies, images & videos on various science topics
Latest, in-depth science, health, and technology research and news.
|Teen Health and Wellness
Real answers about health, nutrition, emotions, sexuality, green living, dating, life skills, drugs, alcohol and more
|Test Preparation & Class Review|
|LearningExpress Library 3.0
Contains test & study guides for math, reading comprehension, social studies, American history, writing skills and high school entrance exam preparation. Also tutorials on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
|Find a Good Book to Read|
|NoveList Plus K-8
Fiction and non-fiction titles for children and teens. Has helpful features to help with series information, read-alikes and other book lists. Links directly to the library catalog