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‘Britannica School’ is an online learning resource for students from elementary to high school. Supporting curriculum objectives and student research, this interactive tool provides articles from encyclopedias, images and videos, lessons and activities, as well as many other valuable information sources.

For primary through secondary school age children, eLibrary contains images, videos, eBooks, and full-text articles from a variety of magazines and journals.

This is a curriculum-based online database for middle school and junior high school students. It provides quick access to authoritative and relevant reference content in areas of science, literature, arts and biographies, among others.

EBSCO Middle Search Plus provides access to full-text of popular middle school magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and image collections of photos, maps, and flags. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator.

This is a database that meets the fictional reading needs of elementary and middle school students. It contains enhanced subject access for thousands of fiction titles, picture books, and chapter books.

OneClickdigital is an English only digital audio-book database that allows users to download audio-books to any iPod, iPhone, iPad, or computer running a Windows or Macintosh operating system. The collection of approximately 6,100 items includes genres such as popular general fiction, literary fiction, science fiction, classic fiction, mystery, biography, and creative non-fiction. After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the OneClickDigital website. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a video to help you sign in and use the site. Once in the site, click HELP to learn more about how to use the service. You will need to download OneClickdigital Media Manager to listen to the audiobooks, click here to download.

OverDrive provides popular eBooks for most devices available, including PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android and Nook.

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference resource for beginning learners and researchers. It is aimed towards students in the primary and preparatory grades. SIRS Discoverer helps students with the skills of research, writing, and language.

SIRS Issues Researcher is a general reference database containing thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, business, economic, political and global issues. Articles and graphics are selected from over 1,600 international publications.

This online database provides full-text coverage from more than 1,250 magazines and newspapers that are updated daily. High school students will find thousands of biographies, essays, photographs and illustrations, hard-to-find primary source documents, audio and video files on a wide range of topics.

Zinio provides access to the full version of several hundred popular magazines, from .NET (computers) to Zamoof! (kids education). You can have as many magazine subscriptions from the library as you like and read them on your computer or by using a Zinio App. After you sign in to your Qatar National Library account, you will be redirected to the Zinio. The first time you arrive on the site, you will need to create an account. Here is a user guide to help you sign in. Once in the site, click HELP to learn how to use the service. Note: When you go to the commercial website as the last step, you will be able to search and shop all of Zinio’s products, including those that you may purchase. Please note that the library does not control access to magazines other than those provided for free for you via our subscription. The library suggests you enable “safe search” mode in order to help prevent inadvertent access to materials you may not wish to view.
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