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Online Catalog

Glenmoor's online catalog can be accessed from school or home. Go to the link below, which will take you to the district library page. This page also has links for homework help, dictionaries and literature lists for each grade level. For e-Library access, click on Parents & Students tab at the top, then choose Library, District. Next click on the blue highlighted bar FUSD's new e-Library Online Catalog. (Be sure to "bookmark" that page for next time!) You're almost there! Click on the drop down arrow to find Glenmoor Elementary School, and it will bring up a search screen. Be sure to click on Glenmoor or you may end up searching a different school library! Type in the name, author, or subject and click "search everything". It will then bring up all books in our library pertaining to your search and will tell you whether they are in "standard shelving location" (on the shelf), or checked out.

You can access the online catalog (e-Library) from any computer w/ internet access here. 

 

Online Research Sites:

Internet Public Library  Excellent Search tool for school research. Their mission is to provide library services to Internet users. Activities include: finding, evaluating, selecting, organizing, describing, and creating information resources; and direct assistance to individuals.

IPL: Internet Public Library for Kids!

Library of Congress  https://www.loc.gov/families/

Alameda County Library

Search the online catalog and e-book catalog for all county libraries.  Infotrac (including magazine index and online databases -- requires your Alameda County library card number)

Get homework help and have fun at Kid's Place or Teen Scene  www.aclibrary.org/

Get a library card for immediate access:  alam1.aclibrary.org/selfreg~S2

 

Online Encyclopedias and Research Databases:

 

Encyclopedia Britannica Online (free version) www.britannica.com

Merriam-Webster Online www.yourdictionary.com/

CIA World Kids' Page - Country facts and maps www.cia.gov/kids-page

Fact Monster and its Homework Center have received national recognition for their unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help.  Click on Kid's Page tab for Country Information, Fifty States, Online Maps, Voter Information www.factmonster.com/us.html

Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 44,000 free e-books to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.  Search Free eBooks by Project Gutenberg www.gutenberg.org/

KidRex:  www.kidrex.org/

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