Catalog & Databases
CIA World Factbook - basic country facts produced by the U.S. government
Gale in Context - Explore topics across all curricular areas that is updated daily. Integrates references, biographies, primary sources, multimedia, critical essays, news, academic journals, and more.
JSTOR - academic journals, primary sources and books in all content areas. Click Login to My Account in upper right to enter username and password for the databases.
Today's Science - groundbreaking, current articles in the sciences. These are not academic journals, they are written by Infobase researchers, however, they can give a good starting point for research by providing high interest, real-world, relevant topics. Articles will also help with search terms and a base of knowledge. Choose topic index to view all subjects and related articles. The dropdown for Resources at the top provides help for writing a research paper, analyzing articles and cartoons, and other tips for completing projects.
History databases - Search by subject or era and select a type of source from Primary Sources, Maps & Graphs, Videos & Slideshows, Biographies, and Controversial Topics. Choose Curriculum Topics for help analyzing and evaluating sources or writing a paper.
Articles in pro/con format that are supported by statistics, timelines, and primary sources, Many issues feature original videos and educator resources, as well as debate videos, newspaper editorials, audio content, and breaking news.
Context and background on historical events and breaking news - articles, documents, archives, editorial cartoons, facts & statistics and more.
U.S. Newsstream - U.S. Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.
Online Primary Sources
National History Day Resources
Bloom's Literature - Includes critical essays, author biographies, interviews, and profiles, as well as character analyses. More than 1,000 poetry and classic works of literature are available in full-text. Essays on how to write papers, full-length videos of classic stage performances, and film adaptations of literary works. Extensive database on Shakespeare and his works.
Health Reference Center
Includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information.
Mental Health Resources
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a cross-searchable collection of reference eBooks on the Arts, Biography, Business, Education, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Nations, Religion and Science.
Tests, tutorials, and ebooks for ACT/SAT/PSAT prep - also GMAT, LSAT, Praxis, TOEFL, and many others! Tutorials for general math, vocabulary, spelling, writing, and grammar, resume writing and interviewing, and video courses for computer skills, and much more.
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Register for an account for tutorials in all subject areas even AP classes, college classes, and test prep - SAT, MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, and more.
An encyclopedia of articles on Catholic theology, philosophy, history, literary figures, saints, musicians and much more.