Online Encyclopedias & General Resource Sites/Enciclopedias en Línea y Sitios de Recursos Generales

Students may also access the sites below and all APS databases through the MackinVIA iPad app. Please note that outside of school, some databases will need to be accessed through the MackinVIA app or

Encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica

Provides encyclopedia articles on a variety of subjects with film clips, interactive learning games, photo galleries, journal articles, websites, and maps.

World Book Online

World Book Encyclopedia

Provides access an easy to use encyclopedia for young students to use for research.


Kids InfoBits

Provides a collection of articles, images, maps, flags, charts, and graphs for use by a student doing research on a variety of subjects including animals, inventions and technology, sports, transportation, history, and stories and literature.