CultureGrams exclusive online features include video clips and slideshows, a worldwide photo gallery, interviews with adults and children, and a unique recipe collection with five local recipes for each country. Plus, create-your-own data tables and charts help put dozens of facts into perspective. You can use it from school without the need to log in.
View a two minute demo of CultureGrams.
What to know more about the cross curriculum possibilities? Watch this webinar from April 2021.
When you do a Search in any of the three different Destiny interfaces, clicking on OneSearch will take you to online resources that your librarian has set up for you to use. These online resources can be added to a Resource List that you have created if you are using the Destiny Classic interface. The screen shots below will show you how this works in each interface - Destiny Back Office and Destiny Discover
Click on to display the results from all of the databases, which will appear in the order they respond to your search.
Click on an individual database to display the results from that database. In order to view the results, the Pop-up blocker in your browser must be turned off. You can add any of the articles to one of your Resource Lists. Make sure that the name of the Resource List that you want to add to is displayed in the box at the top right of the page.
Click on to see the list of articles from another database in the list, or to close the list of articles from a particular database.
Destiny Discover shows Search Results by type, and your can choose to follow a ribbon of results, or click on a particular type. In Destiny Discover, you can choose to look at Open Educational Resources.
If you want to add your search results to a particular list, make sure that that list is displayed in the Search Results box.
A list of Databases and resources that can be added to OneSearch by your librarian is available off of the page linked her. Please note that any databases not available free online, through your library's membership in RILINK, through AskRI, or your library's individual subscription(s) cannot be added.
Track your progress while you learn languages and culture learning from a list of over 70 languages. Users will need your OSL or HELIN library card number to create an account and log on.
Create an account to log on and use these resources, which include practice tests in various subjects, grades 4-12, plus High School Equivalency Center, A College Prep Center, a Career Center, a Center for the Spanish-speaking, an Adult Learning Center, and a College Center. Users will need your OSL or HELIN library card number and log on remotely.
Students and teachers can create a personal account or use an existing World Book Research account to check out eBooks, and add bookmarks, highlights, and notes that are saved to their account.
Click on the logo to see all of the EBSCO databases available to Rhode Islanders.