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    A. Databases- Click the icon below to access the database



    Britannica databases can be accessed without passwords on any district network. To access off-network, use the following login.

               Username: santaana

               Password: sausd

    Once you are in the system, you can create a personalized My Britannica login with your sausdlearns.net Google account to save articles to your Google Drive or Google Classroom.

    Click here to visit Britannica School
    An online encyclopedia with thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended websites, and three separate databases.

      Haga clic aquí para ver la Britannica Escolar Spanish language resource for native speakers, bilingual    students, or students learning Spanish. Un recurso en español  para hablantes nativos, estudiantes bilingües o estudiantes que aprenden español.


    Click here to visit Britannica ImageQuest


    Access millions of rights-cleared images from one trusted site.



    Click here to access Britannica Original Sources


    Hundreds of thousands of primary source documents in history, literature, science, law, politics, religion, and more.



    Comprehensive information on all the Proquest databases can be found in Proquest’s LibGuide. For teachers: https://proquest.libguides.com/CaliforniaK12 For students: https://proquest.libguides.com/californiak12forstudents

    All Proquest databases can be accessed without passwords on any district network. To access off-network, use the following login:

              Username: J7WUZYXLC4

            Password: 8u8TwH*8


    Click here to view ProQuest CultureGrams  Concise cultural information on countries around the world.

    Click here to view ProQuest SIRS Discoverer




     Selected content for novice researchers & middle school educators.


    Click here to view ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher


    Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues for middle school students & educators.


    Click here to view ProQuest eLibrary General reference collection of periodical and digital media content for novice researchers.   


    Click here to view ProQuest Research Companion  Information literacy tools and tutorials for developing critical thinking.



    B. Online Libraries - Click the link to access the resource


     Sora  SORA is an online public library that provides you Free access to books.   

    Epic  Epic is an online resource that provides students and teachers access to Free unlimited books. Ask your librarian for the classroom code. 


    Teaching Books  With teaching books, books come to life with this engaging collection of resources for students.

    Santa Ana Public Library Visit the Santa Ana Public Library to see what is available in their library and ask to apply for a library card. You can link your Santa Ana Public library account to your SORA account. 



     C. 21st Century Educational Tools - Click the link to access the resource



    Khan Academy

    Open Library (Free E-books)

    Library of Congress

    Tumblebooks (Free E-books)

    Radiolab Podcasts

    The Literacy Shed

    StoryNory (Free Audiobooks)

    Storyline Online

    Keyboard Typing Practice


    21st Century Web 2.0 Tools

    Animoto (create a movie or book review)

    Google Sketchup

    Prezi ( A Presentation Tool)

    Freeplay (Royalty Free Music)

    Google Fonts

    Piktochart (Infographics, Reports, and Presentations)

    Powtoon (animated videos and presentations)





    MLA & Citation Resources

    Creative Commons (Copyright-Safe Content)

    KnightCite Citation Maker

    Purdue MLA OWL Guide

    Quick MLA Citation Samples

    BibMe ( Create your bibliography the easy way)



     D. District Library & Digital Resource Page - Click the link to access the resource

     This link takes you directly to the district library resource page which houses the majority of the resources posted above. Teachers & students are encouraged to see all the direct resources available via the district web page.