[Library Media] Keep up to date with Pioneer Library

Justin Brooksby jbrooksby at uen.org
Fri Oct 17 09:46:49 MDT 2014

Keep up to date with all the latest news for Pioneer Library by subscribing to our new mailing list.  Encourage teachers and parents to subscribe too.  https://lists.uen.org/mailman/listinfo/pioneer-updates

Pioneer Library has some wonderful new resources that are available now.

Biography in Context - Biographies on more than 325,000 people from throughout history and around the world.

Discovering Collection - Thousands of overview essays, critical analyses, biographies, primary sources, creative works and multimedia elements in five core subject areas - history, literature, biography, science and social studies - comprise this comprehensive and intuitive online resource.

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Specially selected titles on Gale’s award-winning eBook platform, now featuring Highlights and Notes functionality.

Global Issues in Context - Features hundreds of continuously updated, media-rich issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially-selected, highly-relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health and cultural issues.

Kid's InfoBits  - Thousands of age-appropriate articles, eBooks and images, designed with kids in mind.

InfoTrac Junior - Full-text titles, including major periodicals and acclaimed Gale references, support the middle-school curriculum.

InfoTrac Newsstand - Provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

InfoTrac Student Edition – A periodical database with access to a variety of indexed and full-text resources designed for high school students.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - An online library of current event topics with facts and arguments for and against each topic.

Science in Context - Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Student Resource Center Junior - A fully integrated database containing thousands of curriculum-targeted primary documents, biographies, topical essays, background information, critical analyses, and full-text coverage of over 300 magazines and newspapers and over 20,000 photographs and illustrations.

Student Resources in Context - Offers cross-curricular content aligned to Common Core State Standards and reinforces development of skills like critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and innovation.


Justin Brooksby
Utah Education Network

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