Meaningful Student Research

To Google or Not to Google

Try Online Media Research Libraries (aka Databases) ...

Available through your ESD 113 Media Center FREE!


  • K-12 Curriculum Based? CHECK!
  • Search by WA State Standards? CHECK! CCSS? CHECK!
  • Citation Built In? CHECK!
  • Vetted, Truthful, Safe Content? CHECK!
  • Dictionary, Thesaurus, Almanac, Encyclopedia? CHECK!
  • Current, Diverse, Engaging Content? CHECK!
  • Maps, Pictures, Video, Articles, Websites? CHECK!


...and the list goes on....

Search Engine vs. Research Database for College Research

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Educational Service District 113

Editor: Jeri Plews, ESD 113 Media & Technology Instructor

etsc@esd113.org