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Remote/ Distance Learning Guide

ProQuest is opening up access to key components of Research Companion, a resource that helps college and undergraduate university students develop the crucial critical thinking and information literacy skills they need to do scholarly research until June 30.

The links below will provide easy access for students and teachers to try out this database and helpful tools to use it effectively.

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Britannica’s LaunchPacks® offered free of charge to all US schools

As schools across the United States close or prepare to close to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Encyclopaedia Britannica is offering all schools’ and students free access to its popular LaunchPacks® Science and  Social Studies learning content.

Visit to learn more about this offer.

Username: rilinkrc 

Password: digital

This trial is good through June 1.

American History

Modern World History
African-American History
American Indian History
Ancient and Medieval History
Science Online
World Geography and Culture Online
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Health Reference Center
Bloom's Literature
Writer's Reference Center
Curriculum Resource Center
World News Digest
Issues & Controversies
Issues & Controversies in American History
Today's Science
The World Almanac for Kids
The World Almanac
World Religions
Classroom Video On Demand: Master Collection
Classroom Video On Demand: Career & Technical Education Collection
Chelsea House Biographies Online
Mid/High School eBook Subscription Collection
Literary Classics eBook Collection
World Cinema Collection
Sacred Texts eBook Collection
The World Almanac for Kids Elementary
The Mailbox School & District Edition
Polling the Nations

Link to All of Your Available Trials:

Elementary school librarians can request access to PebbleGo while their schools are closed. 

Visit to make the request.

Please Read Before Accessing Links

Some issues have been reported accessing the links below. Until we can get it resolved with ProQuest, please try the following work around.

  1. Visit Trial Status and complete the reCAPTCHA process.
  2. Click on one of the links to visit the database.
  3. Once this is done, the direct URLs listed on this page should work.

Please contact us if this is not working as a temporary fix for you.

This trial has been extended through June 12.

RILINK has a trial for ProQuest databases through May 29 for the following databases. 
If you are asked to login use
Username: rilink
Password: RilinkPQ#1
For an overview of each of the databases and additional information visit the Trial Status page.