Middle and High School Digital Resources

SoraOverDrive eBook Library

DCSD students & staff can browse and enjoy eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere, on any device. Students and staff log in with their universal credentials to check out 3 titles at a time for a two-week lending period. After the lending period, the titles are automatically returned to the shelf! Click here to learn more. Visit https://soraapp.com in your browser or download the free Sora app from the Apple App or Google Play stores to access Overdrive on a mobile device. Use school setup code douglasco.


Douglas County Libraries

Biography in Context

To log in at home, type in 12345678(and your six-digit student ID number without any spaces), your pin number is the last four numbers of your student ID number
Delivers outstanding research support with 600,00+ biographical entries on more than 528,000 individuals.


Douglas County LibrariesCulture Grams

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In-depth resources about cultural aspects of societies and nations.


Douglas County LibrariesInfobase History Resources

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Research American History, Ancient and Medieval History, and Modern World History with this multi-subject database.


Douglas County LibrariesGlobal Issues in Context

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Supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content.


Douglas County LibrariesLiterature Resource Center

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Up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. 


Douglas County LibrariesOpposing Viewpoints in Context

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A multi-subject research database that covers today's hottest social issues.


 

Science in Context  Science in Context

Offers full-text articles in all fields of science, as well as interactive simulations and experiments. Use Google SSO to access. 

A vetted collection of instructional materials for teachers about children's and young adult books and authors.


Worldbook OnlineWorld Book Online

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The online encyclopedia includes eBooks, videos, activities, primary sources, read-aloud, and translation features.


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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.

NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records by email to [email protected]