Online Resources

Polk County Schools’ Library Media Services acknowledges the importance of maintaining access to current resources, building research skills, and developing digital literacy skills. On this page, you will find links to a variety of online resources. Some subscription services may ask for a password when accessing these resources from a device outside of a school campus. While we can not provide that password here, we can provide a hint for the password associated with MOST services: To improve your reading skills, you should “_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _”. (The answer is two words, but in the password, it is all one word.) You should have been made aware of this password in your school’s library media center. For more details about logging into these Online Resources, see your school’s library media person.

Online Catalogs

  • Follett Destiy
  • Polk County Library Cooperative

Accelerated Reader

  • AR BookFinder
  • Accelerated Reader Home Connect Icon


  • Tumble Books logo
  • I Save a Tree Electronic Books logo
  • Info Base Publishing logo

Reference & Research

  • Kids Info Bits logo
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library logo
  • World Book Web Icon logo
  • Gale Student Resources in Context logo
  • Testing and Education Reference Center logo
  • Gale Literature Resource Center logo
  • Gale World History In Context logo
  • Gale US History in Context logo
  • Gale Science in Context logo
  • Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context logo
  • Gale Biography in Context logo
  • Gale Research in Context logo
  • Ask A Librarian Logo

Teacher Resources

  • Gale Databases logo
  • Expanded Academic ASAP logo
  • Teaching Books Icon
  • AR Book Finder logo
  • Ask A Librarian Logo