• MVUSD Databases

    MVUSD subscribes to a variety of databases to meet the academic needs of our students.  Databases are a collection of searchable resources from trusted sources.  These include articles and information from print sources such as encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, journals, and books, as wells as videos and models.  Students must log into the databases when they are not accessing from a school computer.  For a complete list of the remote log in usernames and passwords click here.  The link to usernames and password require students and staff to sign in to their Office 365 account to view the document.  


    Database usernames and passwordsThe link to usernames and password require students and staff to sign in to their Office 365 account to view the document.


    To learn more about why databases are essential for academic research, view this short video by Yavapai College 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


    EBSCO Databases (K-12)

    EBSCO provides high-quality content and technology for elementary, middle, and high schools including research databases, e-books, audiobooks and videos. Specialized databases for secondary students include history, science, literature, AP Research and Point of View collections.  Click this link and choose the specialized database you would like to use.

     Explora Elementary

     Explora MS

     Explora HS

     History Research

     Literacy Research

     Science Research

     AP Research

     POV Research

     Super Search

  • ProQuest (Grades 3-12)

    CultureGrams SIRS Discover SIRS Issues Researcher elibrary Database Edition ProQuest Central Student ProQuest Research Companion Schools and Educators Complete


    * The icons above and main links below work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Students and staff with the district/school's off-campus access name and access codes should use the "Off-Campus Access" links below when using from public libraries or other non-school locations.

  • Gale Science K-12

    National Geographic Kids-- Explore like never before, and find amazing facts about animals, science, history and geography.

    This resource is an online database housing books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children. The content includes the complete run of National Geographic’s Kids magazine from 2009 to present, over 500 books from the National Geographic Kids Collections and LadderReaders, 865 pictures and 203 videos. 

    Gale Interactive Science-- provides engaging, interactive models that bring science to life. While supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Gale Interactive: Science 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.

    Gale in Context Environmental Science-- From climate change to automobile emissions, today’s environmental issues determine the destiny of tomorrow’s world. Gale In Context: Environmental Studies provides students and researchers with comprehensive information to critically analyse and understand topics across environmental studies and the humanities from a global perspective.

  • Digital Literacy (Grades 7-12)

    Digital Literacy empowers 21st century learners with the knowledge and skills to safely and effectively navigate the digital world.  Database articles explore cyberbullying, digital etiquette, search & research skills, & digital platforms.

    Digital Literacy

    Financial Literacy (Grades 7-12)

    The financial literacy database makes economics and personal finance easy to understand and highly engaging.  Articles explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal finance.  Learn to manage credit and debt, save and invest, plan for college and retirement and avoid fraud and scams. 

    Financial Literacy

    Teen Health and Wellness (Grades 7-12)

    Teen Health and Wellness provides middle & high school students with up to datenon-judgmental, straight forward curricular & self-help support.  Database articles cover diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying & more. 

    Teen Health

    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.

    Book Guides & Lesson Plans   Award-Winning Books   Meet the Author

    Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists   Diverse Books   Booklists: Build Your Own


    California K-12 Digital Resources

    Online content from Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, Gale science resources and TeachingBooks.net are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.  These databases are provided for all California students from the California State Library.