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June 17, 2009

New Children's Online Resources - Ebsco Primary Search

Ebsco Primary Search, designed specifically for elementary school libraries and public library children's rooms, contains full-text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). In addition to the full-text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 100 magazines. Examples of publications covered in Primary Search include: Appleseeds, Boy's Life, Cobblestone, Cricket, Highlights for Children, Hopscotch, Jack & Jill, Ladybug, Ranger Rick, Science World, Spider, SuperScience, Time for Kids, Turtle, and many more. This database also provides the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and an Image Collection of photos, maps and flags.