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Research Tools for Young Learners

Databases and online resources for elementary students.

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Kids InfoBits

Meets the needs of young students with simple, quick access to information on current events, arts, sciences, health, people, government, sports, history and more. Includes general reference articles, news and magazine articles, and images.

Britannica Elementary

A general reference site that has easy-to-read and age-appropriate articles, images, and video.

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A collection of country reports that teaches younger learners more about the world around them with up-to-date information.

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Brainfuse HelpNow

provides students of all ages with live online tutoring and homework help in English and Spanish from 2pm - 11pm, and includes 24/7 access to a comprehensive library of interactive tests, including academic skills assessments, standardized tests, and New Mexico-aligned tests.

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Library Services News
ARTS Center Joins Unified Resource Library
The ARTS Center and Unified Resource Library have joined together to create the Unified ARTS Resource Library. Visit them in their beautiful brand-new location in the M Building at 912A Oak Street SE, next to Graphics. Hours: Monday 8:00 - 4:30, Tuesday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00.
APS Librarian Receives a 2016 DENny Award
Susan Bowdoin, the librarian at Mitchell Elementary, was honored by the Discovery Educator’s Network for her commitment to the education community. This is Susan’s 3rd DENny award.
APS Librarian Honored at White House
Kennedy Middle School Librarian Sara Attleson has been invited to the White House to be recognized during Teacher Appreciation Week.