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Online Databases

See Miss Horyna, Ms. Meza, or Mrs. Kelley for usernames and passwords. These databases are available wherever there is computer access.

 

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Database: Provides access to 8 history databases and an extensive online library of history reference books. These databases include American Government, American History, Issues, United States at War, United States Geography, World Geography, World History (Ancient/Medieval), World History (Modern) and History Reference Online.

 

EBSCO: Provides access to many databases that allow you to search for magazine and newspaper articles as well as pamphlets, reference books, video clips and primary sources.

Student Research Center: This is the one you will use the most often. This is a good place to find newspaper and magazine articles. This is a good place to look for information on historical topics.

Newspaper Source: This is a full text source for many newspapers. It also has access to full-text TV and radio news transcriptions.

 

    Facts on File--Health Reference Center: This database has a collection of resources on all aspects of health from conditions and diseases to health and wellness.

     

    GaleNet

    Opposing Viewpoints: Provides information on both sides of social issues. This is a great database if you are working on a persuasive paper.

    Student Resource Center Gold: Provides a good selection of reference material from full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, video and audio clips and podcasts.

       

      World Book Online: This is a really good online encyclopedia. Select World Book Advanced. All articles can also be read in Spanish.

       

      Oxford Art Online: Excellent source for all topics related to art, artists, works of art, museums and a host of other art-related topics.

       

      Kansas State Library: This allows you to search the databases provided by the State of Kansas.