Britannica School

Britannica School

About Britannica School

Britannica School is the site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended websites, and 3 separate databases—elementary, middle, and high school.

Access provided courtesy of the California State Library.

Getting Started

  • Have your library card ready (Don't have one? No problem! Get a Library Card)
  • Click on the GO button above
  • Log in with your library card and PIN if asked


  • Three portals—elementary, middle, and high school.
  • A convenient toggle provides access to content at different reading levels.
  • Read-aloud and built-in translation features support students with special needs and English language learners.
  • Nonfiction content aligned to the next generation science, Common Core, and state curriculum standards.
  • New content daily.
  • Time-saving research tools available.
  • Review and adapt ready-made lessons on various subjects or create your own with the Lesson Plan Builder.

Available for Use On

  • Desktop computers
  • Mobile devices
  • There is no app for this resource

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