New Research Databases at Saxe!

New Resource Feature From the Saxe Library Media Center 2014

Great News!


The Saxe Library has just purchased a building-based subscription to new databases!


Scroll down to see the features of each one.

~Featured Databases~

Science Online

Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive essays, videos, diagrams, definitions, biographies, and experiments. User name and password required for at home use.


User name: saxems Password: saxemslib

Direct Link: http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=104578&pid=WE40

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Ancient and Medieval History Online

Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s. User name and password required for at home use.



User name: saxems Password: saxemslib

Direct Link: http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=104578&pid=WE49

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American History Online

Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience. By October 18th, American History will expand to include U.S. Gov’t and American Women’s History! User name and password required for at home use.


User name: saxems Password: saxemslib

Direct Link: http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=104578&pid=WE52

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America at War Online

America at War Online provides a clear understanding, through videos, words, and pictures, of the violent confrontations that have played so large a role in shaping U.S. history. Database coverage ranges from the Revolutionary War to the Iraq War. User name and password required for at home use.



User name: saxems Password: saxemslib

Direct Link: http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=104578&pid=eLM1

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Modern World History Online

Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present. User name and password required for at home use.


User name: saxems Password: saxemslib

Direct Link: http://online.infobaselearning.com/Direct.aspx?aid=104578&pid=WE53

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Link the Complete Library Database Webpage to YOUR Homework Website!

Access to Student Databases...Safe Alternatives to Random Online Searching!


Use this link https://sites.google.com/a/ncps-k12.org/lmc-saxe/online-resources/data to assign databases to students. Passcodes are available to NCPS students and staff on top of this webpage from home.

Pass codes cannot be publicly displayed so, direct students to log into GoogleDocs first, then click on the sentence on top of this web page that states, "HELP! Don't have the pass codes? Log onto GoogleDocs, then click here!"

Highlights on Current Databases...

Newsbank World News Upgrades Search Features...Watch this video to learn how!

Top 10 Reasons to Use iCONN.org

Why should you use iCONN? http://www.iconn.org


1) Access is free—to all Connecticut residents.


2) To be a smarter consumer.


3) To help you and your children succeed at school and at college.


4) It’s there when you need it—24 hours a day.


5) It’s there where you need it—from home, any public library, school or

college, or any place with an internet connection.


6) To have up-to-date resources for lifelong learning.


7) To research your family history with HeritageQuest.


8) To save money and space.


9) It’s ad-free and virus-free.


10) iCONN protects your privacy. It doesn’t track what you search or

profile you in any way.


iCONN is a service of the Connecticut State Library and your local library. It is

authorized and funded by the state with support from the Institute of Museum and

Library Services. And to think, we all have access to these tremendous resources

with the power our of library card. Don't have a library card? No worries, you can always sign in as a guest.


Thank you to the State Library!

Save the Dates! The Library will be supporting the following events...

The library will be supporting the following events this year. Please mark you calendars.


OCTOBER 28, 29 and 30: 'Spooky' PTC Book Fair


NOVEMBER 11th: 7th Annual Veterans Appreciation Day


In APRIL: Grade 5 Nutmeg Celebration...Date TBA


In JUNE: Grade 6 & 7 Battle of the Books!....Dates TBA

...Saxe Learning Resources...

~Transforming information...into learning...into knowledge...into understanding~