Databases

Biography
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.
BritMid
Britannica School - Middle School
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.
BritHigh
Britannica School - High School and Adult
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.
Culture Grams
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.

LEL
LearningExpress Library
Test Prep/Jobs/Careers. Nine interactive learning centers of academic and licensing/certification practice tests, elementary level testing for math and reading, and skills building tools.
opposing
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
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.