Databases

We offer over 100 PK-12 robust educational databases. Better yet, your students can complete a comprehensive search for all content using our deep discovery search tool inside our FREE digital resource management solution, MackinVIA. Search all of your databases with a single click inside MackinVIA!

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Award-winning content that’s authoritative, vetted and trusted for accuracy; is continually

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updated and reviewed by subject-specific experts; that builds college and career readiness skills; and has access to over 200,000 primary and secondary sources.

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Use ABDO Digital’s databases for: curricular support, interactive games, stunning photos, 

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leveled text, primary sources, linked glossary terms, easy keyword searching, access anytime from school or home, and simultaneous multi-user access.

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Britannica Digital Learning

Mackin is proud to offer Encyclopaedia Britannica’s world-renowned online database 

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subscriptions. Explore all the options available, then sign up for a free trial to give them a test drive.

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Based on award-winning print resources with standards-based content, these databases 

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support a full spectrum of content areas for Social Studies, Science and Biographies for the Upper Elementary to High School student. Through a new and improved interface—updated, more attractive, and easier to use—content is more discoverable and helps to support visual learners. Special features include downloadable images, integrated searching, instant translation into 100+ different languages and more!

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Established in 1997 and entirely online, CountryReports offers more than 35,000 pages 

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of unique, culturally rich content on the countries of the world. Its cultural, historical and statistical information has proven to be valuable to students, parents, teachers and researchers alike. Explore customs and cultures, photos, history, geography, national symbols, economy, population demographics, government, and current events for each country.

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Dozens of high-quality, engaging videos totaling 100+ minutes of run time to support 

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research instruction. Topics include Evaluating Sources, Digital Citizenship, Plagiarism and more.

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Join millions of students and teachers using the #1 source for non-fiction literacy. 

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5 time winner of District Administration Readers Choice Top 100 product.

Save time with ready-to-use assignments and worksheets for ELA, science & social studies. Includes:

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Critical Thinking
  3. Vocabulary in Context

Over 4,000 articles and 2,000 assignments

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Covering a wide range of topics—including Literature, Philosophy, History, Geography, 

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and Science—HistoryLab is an expansive historical database. Perfect for K-12 classrooms, HistoryLab presents an abundance of primary source multimedia content in a curated, user-friendly, and interactive environment.

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The INTELECOM Online Resources Network® is a fully hosted video streaming library  

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designed to meet the demand for curriculum-aligned rich media in support of online and classroom-based instruction. Search for and find professionally-produced and captioned video to provide an engaging and student-centered experience that leads to learning.

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A subscription to the Journey Back in Time database brings history to life with access

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to valuable primary source materials online without limitations. Original scanned materials and reformatted text versions available in English or Spanish. You can: browse 30,000+ original articles, journals and diaries in the vault of Chronicle Resources; read chapters from old volumes in the Rare Book Room; watch Video Time Capsules about the people and events that have shaped our world; create your own lesson plans using the Educators Resource; use the Dictionary of Historical Terms to find helpful definitions; and play educational games.

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Kyte Learning provides personalized professional development around the use 

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of technology tools in the classroom. Expert teachers across the nation create experience-based training courses that teach both technical skills and classroom application strategies. Content is vetted and aligned to ISTE’s Teacher Standards and broken into bite-sized video modules. Administrators can assign, track, and evaluate training data to understand what teachers are learning to help them obtain the tech skills needed to meet school objectives.

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NBC Learn K-12 is a collection of more than 20,000 videos, documents, and images that 

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you and your students can use in classwork, homework, presentations, and instruction.

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Q-Files is an online encyclopedia, specially designed for children aged 8 to 13, 

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and ideal for K-12 schools and public libraries. Containing more than 1,400 pages, all of them carefully vetted by academic experts, this superlative educational resource has in-depth coverage of science, nature, prehistory, astronomy, technology, history, geography, and the arts. Every page is brimming with information, including bite-sized facts (“Q-facts”), top-quality illustrations, diagrams, photos, and videos. Great for homework help, class exercises, and for building lesson plans.

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ReferencePoint Exploring Issues

Exploring Issues is a new, cost-effective, and accessible digital resource that provides  

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focused coverage and clear analysis of timely, complex, and controversial issues. Every topic is covered with an unbiased overview, thorough and clear pro/con presentations, critical-thinking questions, color infographics and statistics that support positions, cited primary and secondary source quotes, and an annotated list of related organizations for further research.

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Report Builder’s interactive question-and-answer approach helps emerging

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researchers find the information they need to write reports. Curriculum-based
topics are concise and supported by eye-catching visuals.

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Rosen Digital offers 3 powerful collections including Core Concepts (Chemistry, Biology and  

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Periodic Table), Real Life Literacy (Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy and Teen Health & Wellness) and the PowerKnowledge Science Suite (Physical Science, Earth & Space Science and Life Science).

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LeVar Burton Kids Skybrary School is a powerful multimedia resource for K-3rd grade  

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educators and your students. Featuring an award-winning library of books, real-world Video Field Trips, standards aligned lessons, and easy-to-use teacher management tools, Skybrary School is just the right digital reading service. This supplemental program can be used anytime, anywhere to increase reading frequency, develop comprehension skills, and build knowledge among your students in the classroom… and beyond!

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Soundzabound

Soundzabound Music Library offers a wide variety of music, audio themes and sound  

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effects for grades K-12 that ensures your copyright safety. Soundzabound is the only royalty free music library who understands the growing technology requirements and licensing needs for education, having been created by educators for education.

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Story Cove

Story Cove immerses children in highly engaging, animated folktales and read-along  

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audio from the world’s great oral traditions. Each animated story is leveled and includes differentiated lesson plans to supplement any reading curriculum from K-2nd grade. The easy to use, award-winning platform was developed with classroom teachers to help emerging readers strengthen their core reading skills.

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Instant, unlimited and simultaneous access to over 8,000 high-interest audiobooks from

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leading publishers. Tales2go is a subscription audiobook service designed for K12 schools. Tales2go can be accessed on any desktop, laptop, and most mobile devices, both at school and at home.

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TeachingBooks.net

Award-winning online resources that deepen literacy instruction. Experience why  

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30,000+ schools use TeachingBooks.net to bring literacy to life. Excite students about reading, integrate technology into inspired ELA instruction, make text complexity meaningful and manageable, and host an author, anytime!

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TumbleBook Library

TumbleBooks offers three online database collections of eBooks and educator resources  

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perfect for K-12 schools and public libraries. These collections contain animated picture books, read-alongs, eBooks, graphic novels, audiobooks, and educational videos. The collection is available around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.

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The World and I Online

Enriching, unique, comprehensive and engaging: no other database resource matches 

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this international coverage! Choose from The World & I Online, The World and I School, and The World and I Kids.

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