Student and Staff Online Resources

Online Resources


Contains a variety of full-text magazines, newspapers and journals and reference materials to support the education and research needs of Missouri citizens.  This information is from reliable sources that provide accurate information. Databases available through MOREnet include Learning Express Library, Explora (EBSCOhost), and Heritage Quest. (see links below.)

Learning Express Library

Free Online Practice tests for AP exams, ACT, SAT, GED, and so much more.  An account must first be created using a computer at Rolla High School. 

Explora – High School (part of Ebsco resources)

Full text database of periodicals, primary source documents, reference books, images, and biographies, Academic Search Elite, Book Collection Nonfiction: High School and Middle School Edition ebook collection, MAS Ultra School Edition Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Ebooks K-12 Consumer Health Collections.

Heritage Quest 

An online source for  finding out more about your family's history of a local region and genealogy research.  You will need to start from the MOREnet link, under the tab 'available databases', then 'general and public'. 

Ancestry Classroom   Genealogy research

Fold3 Genealogy research and military database

Newspaper Database over 23,000 newspaper databases to explore

OWL//Purdue Writing Lab

Time Magazine Vault

Check with your teacher or Mrs. Kirkbride for a password.

Digital Magazine Library

THE STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MISSOURI  The State Historical Society of Missouri is home to more than 9,000 manuscript collections, more than 8,000 maps, over 56,000 rolls of newspapers on microfilm, over 4,800 oral history interviews, and over 100,000 original photographs, postcards, and other graphic materials. The reference collection of books, pamphlets, and official state publications total more than 165,000 items. SHSMO also boasts the nation's best collection of Missouri regional and westward expansion art. 

World Book Online

World Book Online hosts thousands of articles, as well as hundreds of maps, videos, and other media for an immersive learning experience. Teacher resources, curriculum correlations, learning standards, and other useful tools for educators are included across all databases. 

What Should I Read Next?

search by title or author to find a list of similar selections

YALSA Book Finder

one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners.   (search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists).


Nonfiction literacy and current events

classcodes required:  10th grade=ZIILA, 11th grade=BGNCH, 12th grade=IHDIG

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