California K-12 Digital Resources

Online content from Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and TeachingBooks.net are available at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones to all. (AUSD Students: see your teacher(s) for usernames and passwords for at-home access.)

These three databases are provided for all California students from the California State Library.


Encyclopedia Britannica (PreK-12)

A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.

Elementary  Middle  High Escolar

Need help from Britannica? See our support page. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | edsupport@eb.com


TeachingBooks.net (PreK-12)

One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

Need help from TeachingBooks.net? See our support page. (800) 596-0710 | accounts@TeachingBooks.net


ProQuest (Grades 3-12)

ProQuest is an informational resource company used by researchers and librarians around the world. Through its partnerships, ProQuest has built a growing content collection that now encompasses 90,000 authoritative sources, 6 billion digital pages, and spans six centuries. California K-12 students and educators have access to various ProQuest collections through this project.

CultureGrams SIRS Discover SIRS Issues Researcher elibrary Guided Research Edition elibrary Database Edition ProQuest Central Student

ProQuest Research Companion Schools and Educators Complete

Need help from ProQuest? See our support page. (800) 521-0600 ext. 72971 | customerservice@proquest.com