TexQuest Online Resources

TexQuest Online Resources

TexQuest Online Resources

Thanks to restored funding from the 83rd State Legislature, the Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) has reestablished a statewide database program for K-12 public schools and open enrollment charter schools. Use the buttons below to search any of these online resources. Or use the button below to search all the Gale databases at once.
 
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   Log in username: banquete
  Password: bulldogs
 
 
 
 
 
 
Elementary Resources:  
 
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Britannica Online:
Encyclopedia Britannica content, aligned for Elementary, Middle School, and High School.
Kids InfoBits: 
Age-appropriate, curriculum-related content for the beginning research needs of K-5 students. 
National Geographic Kids:
Amazing adventures in science, nature, cultures, archaeology, and space. 
 
 
Junior High Resources:  
 
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Britannica Online:
Encyclopedia Britannica content, aligned for Elementary, Middle School, and High School.
Infotrac Newsstand:
Innovative full-text newspaper resource that lets students instantly search by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, and other fields.
Research in Context:
Age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
 
 
High School Resources:  
 
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Academic OneFile - Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from world journals and reference sources on physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. The Adam Matthew Digital Collections - American West: Explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century through printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork, early topographical sketches and pioneer's accounts, and more. The Adam Matthew Digital Collections - American Indian Histories & Cultures - Explore manuscripts, artwork, rare printed books, treaties, speeches, diaries, historic maps, travel journals, and more - dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century.
     
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Artemis Literary Sources - integrates full-text literary content with metadata and subject indexing and provides workflow tools to analyze information. You can research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across your library's Literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews, biographical information and overviews. Britannica Online:
Encyclopedia Britannica content, aligned for Elementary, Middle School, and High School.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Single source for eReference available 24/7 that offers unlimited and simultaneous circulation of your reference collection (25 titles).
     
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General OneFile - 24/7 access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals. GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources) -  focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Health and Wellness Resource Center - Health-related issues with daily periodical and newspaper article updates.
     
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Infotrac Newsstand:
Innovative full-text newspaper resource that lets students instantly search by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, and other fields.
Literature Resource Center - Supports teaching critical thinking and analysis by expert example through the world's largest curated online collection of literary criticism. Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Pro/con viewpoint essays covering today’s latest social issues that explore hot topics from all perspectives.
     
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Scribner Writers Online - Creates contextual understanding around the lives and works of important global authors across all time periods. Student Resources in Context - Provides cross-curriculum support for papers, projects and presentations that reinforce development of 21st Century skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity and innovation. Twayne's Authors Online - An advanced level of literary criticism that helps form connections across writers’ lives, works, ideas, and events.
     
Recursos
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Britannica Spanish Reference Center - This site offers resources in Spanish for all ages in two unique interfaces, each with its own comprehensive encyclopedia: Enciclopedia Moderna for high school and college students and Britannica Escolar for elementary and middle school students.  Informe Académico - Full-text resource that meets the needs of Spanish-speaking learners. Features title annotations in both English and Spanish to help non-Spanish speaking staff easily assist users.