All Digital Research Databases are accessible on the "Digital Research Databases" page.

    Search the widget below for eBooks and Digital Audiobooks!

     DIGITAL Resources:

  • These databases are provided for LTHS students and staff for research at home and school.

    Passwords are available through the Digital Databases with Passwords Page

    after logging into the LTHS website on any page in the upper right corner "User Options".

    Also, you are welco
    me to ask for passwords at the LTHS Library Learning Commons circulation desk.

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    The New York Times

    On-campus access to the full digital edition is available. Register at NYT.com to save and comment on articles and refernce saved material while off-campus.The Learning Newtwork NYT The NYT Learning Network

    Teaching & Learning with the NYT: Writing prompts, Quizzes, Surveys, Activities, etc.


    New York Times

    The NYT Virtual Reality Suite

    Put yourself at the center of NYT news stories
    in an immersive virtual-reality experience.


    A subscription digital library including more than 1.9 million high-quality images for education and research from a wide variety of international contributors, with a complete set of tools to catalog, manage, and distribute digital media collections.

    ARTstor is accessible from campus computers, but students must register while on campus for off-campus access and to take advantage of the many features available to registered users.

    1) Select “Register” in the upper right corner

    2) Use your school school Gmail and an alphanumeric password of at least 7 characters.

    Salem Press

    A database of critical insights on themes concerning Literature, Applied Science, and Biomes and Ecosystems, Health, & Careers

    Titles include:

    Literature of Protest

    American Road Literature

    Hero's Quest

    American Multicultural Identity

    Technology and Humanity

    Engineering and Mathematics

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    Britannica Online

    Databases provide full text periodicals, biographies, primary source documents, almanacs, newspapers, photos, maps and more.


    World Book

    Excellent encyclopedic research site with multiple resources and tools such as text-to speech capability, a built-in translator, illustrations and sound files.


    The volume 1, volume 5,
    and Production Soundz collections of
    royalty free music
    for staff and student use.


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    NPR is an independent, nonprofit media organization that was founded on a mission to create a more informed public. NPR makes local stories national, national stories local, and global stories personal.

    Gale eBooks

    eBooks available for referrence in Biography, Science (Environmental & Medical), and

    Global & National Social Studies


    JSTOR is a growing digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.

    Access is IP authenticated on the LTHS campus.

    For remote access, students must log into School Wires to access the Digital Databases with Passwords Page.

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    Austin American Statesman

    Click the link and log in to view the current
    Austin American Statesman

    PBS Learning Media

    KLRU and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more!


    Professional stock photos for use under creative commons parameters.


    Also try:

    Google Advanced Image Search

    Google parameters set to find images with usage rights for use, sharing, and modifying, safely.


  • TexQuest Databases by Gale: 
    Log into Schoolwires at the top right corner of the webpage just as you would log into the computer with your district username and password in order to access "Digital Databases with Passwords".
  • Educational Videos


    Want to get a taste of college courses? Sample some YouTubeEDU Videos!!!
    Just click on the linked YouTube image on the right to access MIT lectures, TED talks, UC Berkeley lectures, National Geographic content and more!!! 

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    Students can sign in with their lastname.firstname username and 6 digit student ID as a password to use Discovery Education/United Streaming videos and related research material. Teachers can register their accounts with a passcode on file at the Library. If you need help, simply inquire at the Library Circulation desk for access information.




    MackinVia eBooks 

    Click HERE for video tutorials about how to use MackinVIA eBooks.


    Download a free MackinVIA app for all you devices:


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    Try our new OverDrive platform for eBooks & Digital Audio Books! Media will also load directly onto your Kindle app!


      Students can access eBooks online from anywhere and make use of the built-in dictionary and integrated search tools. Or, students can download and view eBooks offline, which reserves the eBook for a set circulation period, and allows use of the search, highlighting, note-taking and copy/paste/print features as permitted by the publisher.

    Destiny Discover eBooks 

    • Bookbag provides users with easy access to their favorites, checkouts, holds, history and notebook
    • Take notes, make highlights and use the dictionary
    • Citing sources with Destiny Discover and EasyBib

    Destiny Discover


    Convenient, easy access to your library resources:

    • Through the free Destiny Discover App for Apple iOS or Android devices
    • From a link or widget any web browser via Destinydiscover.com
    • on your school, library or class webpage

    Available in:

    Apple iTunes App Store 

    Google Play