Explora – High School


This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Academic Search Elite
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition
  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition
  • MAS Ultra – School Edition
  • MAS Ultra Reference eBook Collection
  • Newspaper Source
  • Science Reference Center
  • Science Reference Center eBook Collection
  • Topic Overviews 6-12
  • eBook Public Library Collection
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • Consumer Health Complete Reference eBook Collection
  • Middle Search Plus
  • Middle Search Reference eBook Collection
  • eBook High School Collection (Only available for members that selected the eBook K-12 Collections, not the eBook Public Library Collection.)

Special Features

  • Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help successful research
  • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to provide research ideas
  • Topic overviews that provide a starting point for research
  • 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency
  • Option to include your library’s subscription EBSCO eBooks
  • Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to users
  • Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content
  • Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English
  • Educators’ landing page where teachers can more easily find relevant support materials
  • English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to state curriculum standards