Resources and Databases
Click on the links below to explore the different resources.
Sora provides the quickest and easiest way to get started with digital ebooks and audiobooks from our district library. Students can log in on their chromebooks or use their @sausdlearns.net account on smart devices, computers, or tables.
Britannica Online is an online database available for information and research. Search a multitude of topics like you would any encyclopedia.
For log in information click here.
"An engaging collection of resources that bring books to life" Students can access the student resources by just going to the teachingbooks.net page on their district device.
Teaches, click on Educator Login and follow the instructions to register.
To access off the network, use the following UN: sausd PW: teachingbooksK12
ProQuest Central Student is a multidisciplinary resource that brings together many of ProQuest's most important, complete databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news. Databases contain scholary journals, books, video& audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers and more.
For teachers: https://proquest.libguides.com/californiaK12
For students: https://proquest.libguides.com/californiak12forstudents
All Proquest databases can be accesed without passwords on any district network.
To access off network, use the following UN: J7WUZYXLC4 PW: 8u8TwH*8
CultureGrams provides unique concise and reliable cultural information, multimedia, and vital statistics on the countries of the world, U.S. states, and Canadian provinces. Provides reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database providing age-appropriate, authoritative, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators in Elementary and Middle/Intermediate Schools. High interest, relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles, as well as graphs, tables and political cartoons are all easily accessible through easy-to-follow search and browse options.
Search Villa's physical library, eBooks and digital resources in one place with Destiny Discover.