• Electronic Resources


    Students may access the following databases with required users names and passwords available from the media specialist. Some online subscription databases are accessible from home as well.


    Ebsco is a student research center and contains the following reference information: Opposing Points of View, Salud en Espanol, Business Source Premier, Literary Reference Center, Referencia Latina, History Reference Center, Science Reference Center, and full text encyclopedia and magazine articles.

    Facts on File contains reference information for African-American History, American History, American Indian History, American Women’s History, Ancient and Medieval History, Bloom’s Literary Reference, Curriculum Resource Center, Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center, Health Reference Center, Modern World History, Personal & Business Forms, Science Online, World Geography and Culture, World Almanac for Kids, and World Atlas.
    Gale Artemis Literature unlocks information in primary sources, critical articles, literary and cultural analysis, and biographies. Search across centuries to be able to see the broader continuum of the story you choose to research.
    Gale Contemporary Literary Criticism is an extensive collection of critical essays on contemporary authors. Select entries contain a biographical/critical introduction, listing principal works and sources for further study.
    Gale Virtual Reference Library consists of a small collection of eBooks supporting research assignments that pertain to social issues, education, historic events, law, literature, medicine, religion and scholarships.
    Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is the premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games.  Its informed, differing views present each side of an issue and help students develop critical thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.
    Gale Twayne’s Authors Online series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres.  This resource features the content of nearly 900 books from six print series — U.S. Authors Series ClassicEnglish Writers Series ClassicWorld Authors Series Classic,Masterwork StudiesStudies in Short Fiction, and updated editions of U.S. Authors, World Authors and English Authors.  Students can go directly to an entry on a specific author, combine search criteria for a more complex search, or explore thematic and chronological topics to make connections among writers.
    Librarians' Internet Index and Internet Public Library is a collection of more than 40,000 well-organized, annotated resources including ready reference resources, books, magazines, and newspapers.  It provides information regarding U.S. Presidents, the U.S. States, literary criticism,and it also contains a research writing guide.  A password is not required for this website.
    Infomine is a comprehensive virtual library and reference tool for academic and scholarly Internet resources, included websites, databases, and electronic journals.  A password is not required for this website.
    Newsbank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. 
    Pop Culture Universe is a digital database on popular culture in America, both past and present.
    ProQuest (AVON) Academic Video Online: Premium is a comprehensive video subscription. This resource comprises the full content of dozens of video collections in the following areas:  Art & Design, Diversity, Health Sciences, History, Literature & Language, Music & Performing Arts, Psychology & Counseling, Science & Engineering, and Social Science.

    ProQuest eLibrary offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.

    Proquest Sirs Knowledge Source contains thousands of editorially-selected resources supporting research assignments that pertain to social issues, scientific issues, health issues, historic events, and economic, business, political, and global issues.



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    Updated 5/6/2020 – J. Ambs