Antelope Valley School District

Online Resources

CultureGrams – Concise cultural information on countries around the world.



eLibrary – General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.  Two unique interfaces available.

Access:  or


ProQuest Central Student – Millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals.



SIRS Discoverer – Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators.



SIRS Issues Researcher – Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators.



ProQuest Research Companion – Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking.



**These (6) sites can be accessed off campus using the following login:

Username: YJDDJK5M2A

Password: tD3BK@U@


Britannica School ( ) is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High School.


Escolar ( ) is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.


**Both of these sites can be accessed off campus using the following login: 

Username: avuhsd

Password: students


World Book Online

Log-in ID: knightshs

Password: 93552 ( ) -  is an online database that can be used by teachers, students, librarians, and families to explore children's books and young adult literature and their authors. The database provides access to educational materials and programs that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library, and home.