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Teaching Middle Grades English Language Arts: Web Portals, Databases, & Teaching Resources

Web Portals

Each web portal provides access to multiple databases and resources on many different topics. 

Literary Topic Databases

Search Google Scholar

Google Scholar Search


ILLiad - Interlibrary Loan
Use for requesting journal articles and books not available thru our library system.


Education and Statistics Databases

Databases contain  journals and journal articles, scholarly research studies, white papers, book chapters, conference proceedings, statistical information, videos, and other information useful for research and teaching.

When searching databases, you can be more specific if you use keywords and subject headings to locate the information you need. Here are some of the databases used for research on Middle Grades education. 

Poetry Databases

Film Databases

Films available through Belk Library Databases

Films available on the web and through NCLive