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.
Sample page - Infographic, average person in Lithuania
Sample page - Statistical comparison of California and Rhode Island
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 Classic, Destiny Discover, and Destiny Quest.
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.
Databases and resources that can be added to OneSearch by your librarian. 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.
Language and culture learning in over 70 languages, where you can keep track of your progress. You will need your OSL or HELIN library card number to create an account and log on.
and You will need to create an account to log on and use the resources, which include practice tests in various subjects, grades 4-12, plus a 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.