Library Resources

Online content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.  The State of California also offers free online tutoring services and a recommend literature list which are listed below for your convenience.

These three databases are provided for all California students from the California State Library.

Encyclopaedia Britannica (PreK-12)

A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high.

Elementary  Middle  High Escolar (PreK-12)

One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.




ProQuest (Grades 3-12)

CultureGrams SIRS Discover SIRS Issues Researcher elibrary Guided Research Edition ProQuest Central Studentelibrary Database EditionProQuest Research Companion

* The icons above and work for accessing these resources on your school campus. Use the "Off-Campus Access" links below at other non-school locations.


Brainfuse's HelpNow Online Tutoring Service

Provided by the State of California and the California State Library, Brainfuse' HelpNow website is a free online tutoring service. 

Recommended Literature List

Recommended Literature: Prekindergarten through Grade Twelve (Recommended Literature List) is a searchable database of books for children and teens which helps students, teachers, and families find books that entertain, inform, and explore new ideas and experiences. The list is updated annually with the latest and best in children’s and young adult literature. 
Access your school library's digital collection:
Then, click your school and use your Hemet USD student gmail account to sign into Destiny Discover.

Students can now access over 1000 Pre K-12 Follett Lightbox titles in science, social studies, language arts, math and more.


These interactive eBooks feature high-interest titles in 10 different languages with full audio support.



To Log in

Username: guest

Password: follett

ProQuest Central Student
Then, show more detail, login credentials are as follows:
Username: hemetusd
Password: HemetLearns_2020
ProQuest Research Companion
Username: hemetusd
Password: HemetLearns_2020
ProQuest CultureGrams
Username: hemetusd
Password: welcome
Click the link to request your account and view the entire eBook Central catalog that contains thousands of titles.
You can still access the "read only" feature at:
Textbook materials