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These subscription databases can be used remotely with an active Round Rock Public Library Card. Members of the public without library cards are welcome to use these resources on the public computers inside the library.
 

Round Rock Library card holders onlyBrainfuse–HelpNow | Video Tutorial – Live tutors are available every day from 2 PM – 11 PM.
Brainfuse provides online tutoring for students in grades K-12 and adult learners. Students communicate with live tutors using an interactive whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. All live sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers by email. Registration is not required to get live tutoring help, but it is recommended so that students can track their progress. Registration is required for certain modules like The Writing Lab and the SkillSurfer.

Available on Android and Apple devices. Use your Brainfuse login to sign into the app. 

To create a Brainfuse account:

  1. Open Brainfuse–HelpNow in a browser.
  2. Click “Login”.
  3. Click “Sign up”.
  4. Create a user name and password.
TexShare Database Credo Reference | Video Tutorials
Online collection of general and subject-specific reference works on all major topic areas.
TexShare DatabaseRound Rock Library card holders only Explora for Public Libraries | Video Tutorial
Explora for Public Libraries searches across 20 databases and provides topic overviews for general research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
TexShare DatabaseRound Rock Library card holders only Explora for Elementary Schools | Video Tutorial
Explora for elementary students searches across databases and provides topic overviews for general research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
TexShare DatabaseRound Rock Library card holders only Explora for High Schools | Video Tutorial
Explora for high school students searches across databases and provides topic overviews for general research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
logo_no_tag_tinyGrzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia
Covers the characteristics, distribution, habitat, behavior, diet, reproductive biology, and conservation status for the entire animal kingdom.
logo_no_tag_tinyGrzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia: Evolution
Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Contains comprehensive coverage and recent discoveries.
texshare_logo_tiny LearningExpress
A source of test preparation materials and interactive practice exams, based on official tests, that will help you improve your scores on academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. It provides immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and individualized analysis of your score. 100+ test prep ebooks are available for downloading. Also available – skills building tutorials for elementary through high school students.
texshare_logo_tiny MAS Complete
For high school students seeking popular magazines, biographies and primary sources.
texshare_logo_tiny Middle Search Plus
Designed especially for middle school students, this database contains full text articles, an image collection, essays, pamphlets, and primary sources.
logo_no_tag_tinyNovelist Plus K-8
NoveList K-8 Plus will help you find your next read for children and teens. Find book talks, curricular connections, and recommended lists here.
TexShare Database Opposing Points of View in Context
Opposing Viewpoints In Context covers today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana and is a rich resource for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more.
texshare_logo_tiny Primary Search
Designed for elementary school students, contains popular school magazines, images, and encyclopedic entries.
texshare_logo_tinyTeachingbooks.net
An easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children’s and young adult books. Includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
texshare_logo_tiny Texas Reference Center
Contains Texas magazines and journals in the fields of business, law, education, health, agriculture, natural resources, history, and many more.
texshare_logo_tiny Topic Search
Explore social, political, and economic current events and issues as well as controversial opinions and viewpoints.
logo_no_tag_tinyTumblebooks for Kids
TumbleBooks are animated talking picture books which you can read, or have read to you.

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