General Education Resources
Biography Reference Center - Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of more than 436,000 full-text biographies, as well as thousands of unique narrative biographies.

Coursera University
- Coursera features free 6-12 week classes covering a range of topics, with some offerings in Spanish.

EBSCOhost database *- Searches thousands of magazines and scholarly journals to receive access to full-text articles. View Explora to get homework help for all school ages.

edXThis site offers free online courses from the world’s greatest Universities.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian - From Art to Zoo, the Smithsonian has something to interest kids and students of all ages.

ERIC Institute of Educational Sciences *- ERIC is an online library of education research and information, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education.

Federal Registry For Educational Excellence - A site that contains links to learning resources created and maintained by other public and private organizations.

Gale Virtual Reference Library *- Searches Grizimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, UXL Encyclopedia of Biomes, Ancient Europe, 8000 BC to 10,000 AD: An Encyclopedia of the Barbarian World, Dictionary of American History, St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, and The Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World.

GCFLearnFree - teaches Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, offered are 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free.

Great Websites for Kids - American Library Association highlights exemplary websites geared to children from birth to age 14.

Khan Academy - Site offering free education opportunities for anyone anywhere. Khan Academy's thousands of courses span Math, Humanities, Computer Science, Test Prep, and more.

Kids Click - A web search site designed for kids by librarians.

Teacher Reference Center – A database provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals for teacher education.

Udacity - A site offering free beginner, intermediate, and advanced courses in subjects like Business, Computer Science, Math, and Physics.

Videolectures - An award-winning free and open access educational video lectures repository.

World Book Online - Provides access to articles, photographs, maps, and illustrations from The World Book Encyclopedia.

* Provided by TexShare Databases: a program for the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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