Electronic Databases - Waltham Public Schools Home Access
Databases of information from newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias and reference works are available from the Waltham Public Library. Click here and then enter your Waltham Public Library card.
Waltham Public Schools purchase the following databases that are available to our students and families from Internet connected computers outside of the schools:
Culture Grams Cultural information on dozens of countries, as well as the U.S. states, written and reviewed by natives and updated every year. Go to http://online.culturegrams.com/ and enter the username technology; contact your school's Library Teacher for the password. library
Grolier Online (America the Beautiful, Amazing Animals of the World, Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Lands and People, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, and Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbra en Linea) Go to: http://go.grolier.com and enter in the username walthamsd and password (contact your Library Teacher for the Grolier password). grolier
World Book General encyclopedia. Go to http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb and enter the username americassl; contact your school's Library Teacher for the password. violet