Online Student Resources

SPS Student Digital Resources

Below is a list of District-subscribed online resources for students plus links to resources available through Seattle Public Library. Ask your school librarian for more information on these resources. For generic log in information, please visit the Student Password Assistance page.

Resources by Topic


Encyclopedias/General Reference

  • Gale Virtual Reference Library An electronic database of encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research
  • Pebble Go Designed exclusively for the needs of K-3 researchers.
  • SIRS, ProQuest
  • Britannica Schools Online encyclopedia designed to cover major areas of knowledge uniformly, but it shows particular strength in scientific, technical, and medical subjects
  • Britannica Escolar Online encyclopedia in Spanish


  • Proquest Health This database includes journals and magazines covering an enormous range of health subjects, from sports injuries to women’s health, from food and nutrition to midwifery, from eye care to dentistry


Language Arts

  • Novelist K-8 Makes it quick and easy to find the books you will love, tailored for students in grades k-8
  • TeachingBooks A District-subscribed site with a multi-media dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books.

Magazines and Newspapers

  • Newsbank Includes newspaper collections like Black Life in America and Access World News Research Collection and Research Rocket

Social Studies

  • ABC CLIO American Government, American History, Daily Life Through History, Pop Culture Universe  
  • Infobase Issues & Controversies and Issues & Controversies in History

Online Textbooks

American Government

American Government Books by Magruder
Contact your teacher for logon information

Language Arts

Language arts adopted titles online 
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Math resources: you can login with our generic account that gives you access to these student resources. Please check with your school librarian for user name and password.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Contact your teacher for a username and password

  • Discovering Geometry, Key Curriculum Press, 2008
  • Discovering Algebra, Key Curriculum Press, 2007
  • Discovering Advanced Algebra, Key Curriculum Press, 2004
  • Stats: Modeling the World, Pearson/Addison-Wesley, 2010
  • Precalculus with Trigonometry : Functions And Applications, Key Curriculum Press, 2007
  • Calculus, Concepts and Applications, Key Curriculum Press, 2005

Social Studies

Middle School

  • World History 6th Grade: Discovering Our Past: A History of the World, Early Ages (McGraw Hill); available through your Schoology course page
  • World History 7th Grade: Ancient Civilizations Through the Renaissance (Holt McDougal); available through your Schoology course page
  • US History 8th Grade: United States History Beginnings to 1914 (Holt McDougal); available through your Schoology course page

High School