Antonian Virtual Library

 
The Antonian Virtual Library is the gateway to our online resources, accessible 24/7 anywhere from electronic devices with wifi connection.
 
You will find here many popular databases that are available in both high school and college libraries.  Log into your school email to find their passwords if you do the search outside the campus.  
 
Antonian Library Catalog: OPALS is our new library catalog and the portal to all helpful resources that empower both our faculty and students in their academic endeavor.
OPALS
 
 
     You may also access by scaning the QR codehomepage QR code

 

   
You are welcome to find your resources and information by the following options.  Click the icon/image to enter into the database. 
 

 

The Antonian subscribed academic databases are alphabetically arranged by the publisher's name.  To access all related databases from that vendor: Click the icon/image.  For tutorial: Click the title to learn how to effectively search that group of databases.

 
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ABC - CLIO Guide 
 ABC-CLIO World Geography 
 
 
 
 
Britannica School Edition
 
Three databases:
  • Britannica Online Encyclopedia School Edition 
  • Enciclopedia Moderna 
  • Escolar Online    
Discovery Education Guide Discovery Education
Videos and other resources for all subjects
EBSCO Guide 
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Thirty two databases, include but not limited to:
  • Biography Reference Center
  • Business Source Complete
  • Consumer Health Complete
  • High School eBook Nonfiction Collection
  • Literary Reference Center
  • Points of View Reference Center
  • Newspaper Sources
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection
  • Poetry and short story Reference Center
  • eBook... 
    • EBSCOHost is a more college-like search platform. 
    • Explora is a more user-friendly multi-databases search platform.  
Edpuzzle Guide
Edpuzzle

Student Certification Modules  Student may earn certification on digital citizenship, personal finance, and emotional intelligence...

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Facts On File Guide 
Seven databases:
  • Issues & Controversies
  • World Religions
  • World Geography and Culture Online
  • Science Online
  • Bloom's Literature
  • Learn360
  • Classroom Video on Demand. 
Gale Guide
Thirteen databases including but not limited to:
  • Academic Onefile
  • General Onefile
  • Gale eReference
  • Gale in Context for High School
  • Twayne's Author Series
  • Educator's Reference Complete
  • News
  • Informe Academico
PrepSTEP Guide
   
A valuable program designed to help our student's personal and academic growth: 
  • Tutorials for Texas Standard aligned core courses 
  • Preparation for AP, SAT, PSAT
  • Career certified exam prep
  • The High School Success Skills
  • College and Career Skills  
 
Sora Guide School & Library Spotlight 2019: OverDrive Education Celebrates Sora
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Thrively Guide Thrively
 
Students start with four assessments developed by leading pediatric neuro-psychologists, that help them discover their unique strengths, interests, learning style, habits of mind, personality types and aspirations.  Thrively connects over 200 interest areas to potential career pathways and the "A day in the life" videos. 
 
Using Thrively, students can complete a variety of Lessons to develop 16 essential skills; they may follow their career Pathways and Sparks as well as Activities to explore, understand, and hone their passion and career experience.  Projects that are either passion-driven or project-based learning would strengthen their strengths and further develop these skills: Social skills, life skills, 4Cs and career skills. 
 
Thrively has been proven to effectively motivate students to take ownership of their future with self-awareness and purpose, while the assessments and features would enable both parents and teachers to educate and guide them with understanding of how God designs them to be. 
 
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Turnitin Guide Turnitin
Turnitin is a great program that not only "improves student writing across the curriculum with easy-to-use feedback and grading features", but also it "checks for multiple forms of plagiarism and teaches students the value of academic integrity, proper attribution, and authentic writing."