Beth Staats

ELM: Supporting the Home Educator’s Curriculum

By: Beth Staats


EXHIBITOR WORKSHOP:? Elecronic Library for Minnesota — The Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM), a collection of 40+ online databases, is funded in part by the Minnesota Legislature. Made available at for all Minnesota residents to access, the databases include information on subject areas including social sciences, math, literature, science, geography, health, business, and education. There are databases specifically aimed at kids and teens that include full-text magazine and newspaper articles, as well as articles from encyclopedias and reference books. Locate biographies, primary source documents, essays, literary criticism, full-text play and poems, images, videos, broadcast transcripts, maps, and links to accurate, authoritative, and vetted web sites. The K-12 databases also include citation and research tools and tips. Attend this session to learn more about the world of information available to you and your children, all via ELM.