Resources and Databases

  • Click on the links below to explore the different resources.  

  • Sora Logo


    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 account on smart devices, computers, or tables.

    Click on this link for an informational video.

    Britannica School Logo

    Britannica Online School Edition

    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.


    Teaching Books Logo

    Teaching Books

    "An engaging collection of resources that bring books to life" Students can access the student resources by just going to the 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 Logo

    ProQuest Central Student

    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:

    For students: 

    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 Logo


    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.


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    SIRS Discover

    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.


    Destiny Discover

    Destiny Discover 

    Search Villa's physical library, eBooks and digital resources in one place with Destiny Discover.