• High School Research Tools 

  • BIOGRAPHY

    ABC-Clio Social Studies databases

    Search 8 databases:American Government, American History, World at War, 
    US Geography, World Geography, World History: Modern 1500+, World History: Ancient/Medieval
    Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
    Topic overviews, biographies, documents, images, maps, audio and video recordings

    eBooks from Gale (Gale)

    Includes Full-Text
    Collection of popular research books
    Dates vary by book
    Reference books on Biography, History, and Science

    Student Resources in Context (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from reference books, magazines, newspapers, multimedia content, flags, maps, photographs, plays and poems
    Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

  • EBOOKS

    eBooks from Gale (Gale)

    Includes Full-Text
    Collection of popular research books
    Dates vary by book
    Reference books on Biography, History and Science

  • EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

    Education Research Complete (Ebsco)

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from academic journals, reports, and reference sources
    Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education,
    and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing

    Educators Reference Complete (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from academic journals, reports, and reference sources
    Content focuses on educational principles, child development and psychology, and best practices in education

    LearningExpress (Ebsco)

    Digital resources that prepare students for college, career, and military by providing authentic practice tests, skill- building exercises, interactive tutorials, helpful eBooks, and articles. 

  • ENCYCLOPEDIAS

    Britannica School High (Britannica)

    Includes Full-text Encyclopedia articles, timelines, weblinks, multimedia, maps, more. Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects.

    Britannica School K-12 (Britannica)

    Includes Full-text. Encyclopedia articles, timelines, weblinks, multimedia, maps, more. Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects.

    Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna (Britannica)

    Spanish language encyclopedia. Search encyclopedia articles, timelines, weblinks, multimedia, maps, more. Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects.

  • GENERAL

    Academic OneFile (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Journal and reference articles
    Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences,
    the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
    Updated daily

    Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

    Includes Full-text
    Journal and reference articles
    Scholarly and multi-disciplinary
    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study

    Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna (Spanish) (Britannica)

    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study
    Full-text resource that meets the needs of Spanish-speaking learners

    Britannica School (High School) (Britannica) 

    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study

    Britannica School K-12 (Britannica)

    Includes Full-text
    Encyclopedia articles, timelines, weblinks, multimedia, maps, more
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

    Chilton Library (Gale)

    Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on popular vehicles, with information on actual tear-downs in easy to follow step-by-step procedures.

    Gale Student Resources in Context (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Reference books, magazines, newspapers, multimedia content, flags, maps,
    photographs, hundreds of plays and poems
    Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects 

    Informe Académico(Gale)

    Full-text resource that meets the needs of Spanish-speaking learners
    Features title annotations in both English and Spanish

    LearningExpress (Ebsco)

    Digital resources that prepare students for college, career, and military by providing authentic practice tests, skill- building exercises, interactive tutorials, helpful eBooks, and articles. 

    MAS Ultra - School Edition (Ebsco)

    Includes Full-text 
    Articles from popular magazines,reference books, biographies, primary source documents
    Includes Image Collection of photos, maps & flags, color PDFs
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

    Premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, 
    from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. 

    SIRS Discoverer (ProQuest)

    A multidisciplinary resource for K-8, including content from over 2,200 sources and 9,000 integrated educational websites.

  • GEOGRAPHY

    CultureGrams (ProQuest)

    Cultural reports for 200 countries, 50 U.S. states, 13 Canadian provinces and territories
    Includes photo gallery, recipe collection, famous people, graphs and tables, National anthem sound files, flags

    World Geography (ABC-Clio)

    Includes Full-text
    Country overviews, including culture, political history, economy, political and topographical maps, 
    biographies of notable political and cultural figures.

  • GOVERNMENT, LAW & POLITICAL SCIENCE

    American Government (ABC-Clio)

    Includes Full-text 
    Topic overviews, biographies, documents, images, maps, audio and video recordings 
    Use for: History, Government 

  • HISTORY - AMERICAN HISTORY

    American Government (ABC-Clio)

    Includes Full-text
    Topic overviews, biographies, documents, images, maps, audio and video recordings
    Use for: History, Government

    American History (ABC-Clio)

    Includes Full-text
    Coverage: 1350 to the present
    Topic overviews, biographies, government and court documents, photos, maps, audio
    and video recordings, statistics, timelines
    Use for: History, Government

  • HISTORY - GENERAL HISTORY

    ABC-Clio Social Studies databases

    Search 8 databases:African American Experience, American Government, American History, Latino American Experience, World Geography, World History: Modern 1500+, World History: Ancient/Medieval,
    Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
    Topic overviews, biographies, documents, images, maps, audio and video recordings

    eBooks from Gale (Gale)

    Includes Full-Text
    Collection of popular research books
    Dates vary by book
    Reference books on Biography, History and Science

    Student Resources in Context (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from reference books, magazines, newspapers, multimedia content, flags, maps, photographs, plays and poems
    Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

  • LITERATURE & POETRY

    Literary Index to Gale Literature Products

    Master Index providing access to author and title listings from over 130 literature products
    from Gale and the imprints Charles Scribner's Sons, St. James Press, and Twayne Publishers
    Find out which series has the information you need

    Literature Resource Center (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Current and some historical information
    Reference book articles, scholarly journal articles, magazine articles, web sites
    Use for: Literature and literary criticism

    Litfinder (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Poems, plays, speeches, short stories, with additional biographies, essays and explanations
    Use for: Literature and literary criticism

    Scribner Writers Online (Gale)

    Creates contextual understanding around the lives and works of important
    global authors across all time periods

    Twayne's Author Series (Gale)

    An advanced level of literary criticism that helps form connections
    across writers’ lives, works, ideas, and events

  • MEDICINE, NURSING & HEALTH

    Academic OneFile (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Journal and reference articles
    Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences,
    the arts, theology, literature and other subjects
    Updated daily

    Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

    Includes Full-text
    Journal and reference articles
    Scholarly and multi-disciplinary
    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study

    Health and Wellness Resource Center (Gale)

    Health-related issues with daily periodical and newspaper article updates

  • NEWSPAPERS

    Infotrac Newsstand (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Updated daily
    Articles from 1000 newspapers from around the world 1980 to present day


    Newspaper Source Plus (Ebsco) 

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from national & international newspapers
    Major newspapers include Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC)
    Television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio (NPR), etc.

  • PSYCHOLOGY & SOCIOLOGY

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

    Premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, 
    from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. 

  • SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

    Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

    Includes Full-text
    Journal and reference articles
    Scholarly and multi-disciplinary
    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study

    eBooks from Gale (Gale)

    Includes Full-Text
    Collection of popular research books
    Dates vary by book
    Reference books on Biography, History and Science

    Environmental Studies (Gale in Context) 

    Global Reference on the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources 
    Focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues

    Gale Interactive: Science (Gale) 

    Gale Student Resources in Context (Gale)

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from reference books, magazines, newspapers, multimedia content, flags, maps, photographs, plays and poems
    Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

    Science in Context (Gale)

    A secondary science resource for grades 6-12 with all the features of the popular In Context resources.

  • SPANISH LANGUAGE

    Britannica Enciclopedia Moderna (Spanish) (Britannica)

    Extensive coverage of information in many areas of academic study
    Full-text resource that meets the needs of Spanish-speaking learners

    Informe Académico (Gale)

    Full-text resource that meets the needs of Spanish-speaking learners
    Features title annotations in both English and Spanish

  • SPEECH & COMMUNICATION

    Gale Student Resources in Context (Gale) [Formerly called Student Resource Center Gold] 

    Includes Full-text
    Articles from reference books, magazines, newspapers, multimedia content, flags, maps, photographs, plays and poems
    Covers all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies
    Use for: General information on a wide variety of subjects

    Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-Clio) 

    Includes Full-text
    Offers the complete historical background and contemporary status of each issue and 
    provides supporting facts, figures, and timelines
    Use for: Hot topic or issue papers in English, Health Sciences, Speech, Social Sciences

    Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

    Premier online resource covering today’s hottest social issues, 
    from Offshore Drilling to Climate Change, Health Care to Immigration. 

  • STATISTICS AND FACTS

    ABC-Clio Social Studies databases

    Search 8 databases: American Government, American History, World at War, 
    US Geography, World Geography, World History: Modern 1500+, World History: Ancient/Medieval, 
    Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
    Topic overviews, biographies, documents, images, maps, audio and video recording

  • STREAMING VIDEO AND MULTIMEDIA

    Soundzabound

    Royalty-free audio clips (MP3) 
    Music, loops, sound effects
    Organized by theme or category