Resources for Students

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Destiny Discover

Library Catalog – View the library catalog here!

*Use your Single Sign-on information for advanced features.


To access these databases within the APS network, simply click on the links below. To access these databases outside of the APS network, go to Arlington MackinVia and follow the following steps:

  • Under school, begin typing your school name, then select from the drop-down list.
  • Type in your Single Sign-on information.


Provides encyclopedia articles on a variety of subjects with film clips, interactive learning games, photo galleries, journal articles, web sites, and maps.


An online learning platform in Spanish for ages 6-12. Students enrich their learning through interactive games, searches, videos, multimedia, maps, and more.

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Introduces the daily customs and lifestyle of cultures all over the world, as well as to their political, geographic, and economic structure.

Kids InfoBits

A content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.

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Provides access to full-text and multimedia reference essentials for doing research.

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Provides access to full-text and multimedia reference essentials for doing science research in a k-12 environment.


Each database features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio/video media.

Pebble Go Next

Pebble Go expands to include Native Americans.


Provides full-text articles and images from over 1,000 newspapers, magazines, and government documents to be used by students in grades one through nine for research.


Provides access to full-text articles and Internet resources from SIRS* reference databases.

*Includes SIRS Issues Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance and SIRS Webselect

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Provides videos, articles, and an interactive world map on various areas of the world.

Provides a collection of readings and author interviews to help teachers introduce multimedia activities to students learning how to read.


Use different levels of the world’s most familiar encyclopedia, each designed for the unique needs of each user.

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 Find It VA

Provides access to free online resources from your local Virginia Public Library