California's K-12 Online Resources Program

California offers — at no cost to public schools, districts, local libraries or students — access to online educational content from Britannica, ProQuest, TeachingBooks and Gale for use by every public K-12 school and student in the state.


Britannica School / Britannica Escolar
There’s nothing like a good old fashioned Encyclopedia to answer your questions. It is now searchable in an easy to use website and available in four versions: Elementary School, Middle School, High School and Spanish. No more volumes to page through and no more guessing with Google - start here with trusted sources and accurate, up to date information.


National Geographic Kids
Engage young students and broaden their horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen before with National Geographic Kids.


 Gale in Context: Environmental Studies
Experience environmental education with Gale in Context: Environmental Studies. Get 24/7 access to nearly 400 pages across science, social studies, and the humanities.


 Gale Interactive: Science
Gale Interactive: Science provides engaging, interactive models that bring science to life. While supporting high school curricula and university coursework, this resource helps students better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science. Students and instructors can manipulate and explore 3D models that are paired with reference and periodical content for further understanding.


 Teaching Books
Books come to life with this engaging collection of resources about children's and young adult books. Certain features, such as creating a lesson plan, require an educator login to save to an account; please enter your email to access these features.


 Book Connections
Book Connections strives to joyfully enrich everyone's experience reading children's and young adult books. Certain features, such as creating a lesson plan, require an educator login to save to an account; please enter your email to access these features.


ProQuest Resources
ProQuest offers a variety of research and academic resource databases.


Brainfuse HelpNow
Statewide pilot led by State Library provides live, 24/7 online tutoring and homework help in every K-12 subject.


 Performing Arts Collections

Experience thousands of music, theatre and dance performances available as video collections from Broadway, the Smithsonian, the Royal Shakespeare Company and more. Click here to view the video collections, or click here to search or browse for titles and documents.