Biography Reference Center More than 450,000 biographies. Includes complete full text run of Biography Today and Biography Magazine as well as thousands of narrative biographies.
Nonfiction content geared for K-12 students. Includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, and novels and essays. Tools include translation for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes Lexile ranges and alignment with Michigan Department of Education Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.
Britannica School - Middle Grades 5-7. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity.
Britannica School - High School High School and adult. Quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles, and interactive resources are available.
CultureGrams Provides cultural information about many countries; including photo galleries, a famous people collection, and a recipe collection with recipes from countries in the database. Accessible at home for Royal Oak patrons or in library.
LearningExpress Library Offers over 700 courses, practice tests, tutorials, eBooks and flashcards. Practice tests offered include ACT, SAT, PSAT and TOEFL as well as trade certification, civil service, math/reading tests and citizenship.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Middle school through college undergraduate and General user. Full-text. Features contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Continuously updated pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles.
Pronunciator With 4000 courses available, Pronunciator gives Royal Oak patrons access to 80 languages. The languages range from Afrikaans to Mongolian to Xhosa (and more in between). The language courses are available in English as well as many other languages. In addition, Pronunciator also provides ESL courses in 50 different languages to help learn and improve English language skills.