The Foundation for a Meaningful Life Kindergarten - Grade 9 in Southborough, MA
Fay School Library
General Reference and Encyclopedias
Access to seven encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
The complete Encyclopædia Britannica (high school), Compton's(middle school) and Britannica Elementary (elementary school).
Formerly Kids InfoBits, Gale in Context: Elementary engages younger students with interesting facts about the subject, along with connections to current events.
Not just definitions but synonyms and sample sentences for each word. There is also a great grammar section!
Multimedia information on the world's most influential people; searchable by name, gender, occupation, ethnicity, or nationality.
An engaging cross-curricular resource created for middle school that includes videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
This database of magazines and journals offers full-text access to over 24 million articles from newspapers, magazines, podcasts, reference books, and more.
Languages and Literature
Transparent Language empowers you to learn anywhere, anytime, for any language goal — in 100+ languages. Simply Sign Up and start learning the language you're interested in.
Not just definitions but synonyms and sample sentences for each word. There is also a great grammar section.
Up-to-date analysis, biography, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods, and from around the world.
Contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
Explores the pre-modern world with in-depth focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from mid-15th century to the present.
Contextual information on the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history.
Over 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history, highlighting the important people and events of the American experience.
Digital Commonwealth provides access to thousands of images, documents, and sound recordings that have been digitized by member institutions so that they may be available to researchers, students, and the general public. Contributing institutions include Massachusetts school and public libraries, hospital and historical society archives, museum holdings, and digitized gems from hundreds of colleges and universities across the state.
Links to Almost Anything You'll Ever Need
All MA library databases are here. Cross-searchable! EBooks, newspapers, multimedia, and databases on everything -- science, history, languages, law, travel, forensics, wars, careers, environment, communications, psychology, diversity, and much more!
Hundreds of eBooks covering a variety of topics.
Access the most searched magazines across Gale OneFile focusing on current events, sports, science, and health issues.
The ultimate streaming multimedia resource for the K–12. Hundreds of thousands of media resources such as videos, interactives, printables, audio content, and maps and flags can be filtered by grade level.
Read the Boston Herald page-to-page online! November 2003 - current. Username and password are both "fay123."
Searchable database of full-text articles from the Globe as far back as 1980.
Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1985).
Access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world.
International viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events using rich multimedia content.
Explore all sides of an issue covering today's hottest social issues.
A rich resource for debaters. Resources include viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more.
Provides exclusive, extensive coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources.
in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology, and features interviews with the scientists doing the research.
Contextual information on today's most significant science topics.
A complete reference database covering almost every field of science. Articles are hyperlinked and searchable by keyword, topic, and year.
Millions of articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Covers topics of philosophies and religions in one comprehensive collection, including a broad range of topics from theological approaches to social issues.
Instant access to carefully compiled and trusted medical reference materials, including health/medical journals, health videos, pamphlets, and magazine and newspaper articles.