Middle School

Welcome to the middle school section of Utah's Online School Library. This section is made for students in sixth to eighth grade. Whether you are looking for information to complete a research project for school or you are curious about something and want to learn more - you're in the right place to start researching!

When you scroll below you will notice the library is organized into three collections: Reference (for research), Utah Resources (to learn more about the great state of Utah), and General (links to other pages that may be helpful to your research).

Get ready to research!

Reference Collection Utah Resources General Resources

Reference Collection


is a reference resource for reliable cultural information on the countries of the world.

Ciencias en Espanol

es una colección de videos ciencia, clips, videos animados, imágenes, evaluaciones, actividades para estudiantes y guías para maestros.

Digital Science Online

is a collection of science videos, clips, animations, images, assessments, student activities, and teacher's guides.

EBSCO: Elementary Schools

has high-quality information resources for elementary school learners.

EBSCO: Middle Schools

has high-quality reference resources for middle school students.

EBSCO: Educator

is the world's largest full-text research database designed for education students, professionals, and policymakers.


digital library of educational resources created specifically for Utah teachers and students.

Gale in Context Elementary School

gives children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom.

Gale in Context Middle School

is a database created specifically for middle school students, combining reference content with age-appropriate videos, images, and more.

National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.


is a resource to help students organize their research, build a works cited, and summarize information in one place. Register with school email address.


has royalty free music library and sound effects licensed for education usage.

World Book Online

has thousands of easy-to-read articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and engaging games and activities.

World Book: Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

tiene miles de artículos fáciles de leer con ilustraciones, videos, mapas interactivos, juegos y actividades interesantes, todo traducido en Español.

Research databases and materials may not be appropriate for all ages. Users are advised to follow information literacy standards and practices.