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Learning Resources and Tools

Gale in Context

Students can login to the Gale in Context Middle School Database through Clever or they can sign in with your school Google account, or get a password at our login information page.  This page can only be opened if you log into your LPS Google account.  "Created specifically for middle school students, Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more."  

Britannica ImageQuest

Britannica ImageQuest "ImageQuest includes 3.5 million images from 64 leading collections that aren’t freely available on the Web. Users can search by keyword, collection, image type, and image ratio."  Students can use these photos to enhance presentations for assignments.  A username and password may be required to access from home.  Go to our login information page for the username and password.  This page can only be opened if you log into your LPS Google account.   


Students can use Soundzabound to get sound effects and music to use in their presentations and projects for school. From Soundzabound: "Since 1998, Soundzabound Music has been the #1 Royalty-Free Music Company for schools. Our extensive library offers a wide variety of music, audio themes, and sound effects for grades K-12 and universities to ensure your copyright safety. Perfect for podcasts, videos, news shows, video yearbooks, digital storytelling, TV broadcasts, web design, and so much more."  Go to our login information page for a username and password.  This page can only be opened if you log into your LPS Google account.   

Livonia Public Library
Westland Public Library

All students are eligible to receive a public library card.  And both Livonia and Westland Public Libraries have learning resources - both in person and available online.  

Click here for the Livonia Public Library Research hub.  One of the resources listed is MeL (see below).

Click here for the Westland Public Library Research hub.  Some of the resources listed are available through MeL (see below). 

Michigan eLibrary

Michigan eLibrary has over 75 databases for learners of all ages from encyclopedias to auto repair to career preparation to math and science skills to a database to help you find books you might want to read (NoveList) to building reading skills and improving study habits (Read It!) and much more!  You can also find some different ebook collections here as well.