Databases and Electronic Resources by Subject


  • Business and Finance

    Business Source Elite
    EBSCOhost Web
    This business database provides full text for over 1,000 business publications. The rich collection of titles in Business Source Elite provides information dating back to 1985. More than 10,100 substantial company profiles from Datamonitor are also included. This database is updated on a daily basis via EBSCOhost.

     

     College and Life Skills

    Gale Virtual Reference Library 
    Click on Education to access the "College Blue Book."

    Teen Health and Wellness
    Teen Health and Wellness provides comprehensive information on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, and family life.

     
    Contemporary and Controversial Issues

    Global Issues in Context

    Gale Group Global Issues in Context is a new electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of issues.

    Opposing Viewpoints

    Gale Group - Opposing Viewpoints is a source for information on today's hottest social issues. It features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, magazines, newpapers articles, primary souce document, podcasts and web links.

    Points of View
    EBSCOhost  - Points of View provides an understanding of the full scope of controversial subjects and serves as a guide to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers. You will need to log in with the password.

    Teen Health and Wellness
    Teen Health and Wellness is a ground-breaking database that is the first to completely focus on the medical health and emotional needs of teenagers. It provides comprehensive information on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, and family life

     
    English and Literature

    Bloom's Literary Reference Center
    Facts on File - Bloom's examines great writers, important works, memorable characters and influential movements and events in world literature.

    Literary Reference Center
    EBSCOhost Web - Literary Reference Center provides information from books, major literary encyclopedias, reference books, and journals. 

    NoveList
    EBSCOhost - NoveList is a fiction database that provides reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists.

     

    Science, Health and Math

    Global Issues in Context
    Gale Group - Global Issues in Context is a new electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of issues.

    Health Reference Center
    Facts on File - Health Reference Center provides clear and comprehensive information on diseases, health and wellness, mental health and the human body.

    Science In Context

    Gale Group - Science In Context contains thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations from over 200 journals in science and math. It links to quality web sites for scientific and math research.

    Science Online
    Facts on File - Science Online presents a broad range of scientific and math disciplines through definitions, essays, diagrams biographies and experiments.

    Teen Health and Wellness Center

    Teen Health and Wellness is a ground-breaking database that is the first to completely focus on the medical health and emotional needs of teenagers. It provides comprehensive information on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, and family life.


    Social Studies and History

    Academic Search Premier
    EBSCOHost Web - A multi-disciplinary database that provides full text for more than 4,500 journals, including more than 3,700 peer-reviewed titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,000 titles.

    African-American History
    Facts on File - African-American History provides expansive and in-depth information of the people, events and topics important to African-American history.

    American Government
    ABC-CLIO - American Government allows you innovative ways of matching current events with enduring themes of American politics and public policy at all levels-from grassroots activism to the White House.

    American History
    ABC-CLIO - American History database investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.

    American History
    Facts on File - American History surveys more than 500 years of political, military, social and cultural history.

    American Indian History
    Facts on File - American Indian History offers access to more than 15,00 years of Native American culture.

    American Women's History
    Facts on File - American Women's History covers the important people, events, legislation and issues relevant to the study of women's history in the U.S.

    Ancient & Medieval Eras
    ABC-CLIO - World History: Ancient & Medieval Eras investigates world history from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance. Included are online reference entries and primary sources.

    Ancient and Medieval History
    Facts on File - Ancient and Medieval History explores the pre-modern world with focus on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia.

    Global Issues in Context
    Gale Group - Global Issues in Context is a new electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of issues.

    Modern Era: World History
    ABC-CLIO - Spanning the globe from 1500 to the present, World History combines research sources, with overviews and activities that provide context.

    Modern World History
    Facts on File - Modern World History covers the people, places and events from the mid-15th century to the present.

    New York Times Historical Newspapers 
    The New York Times database offers a unique collection of historical documents. Every newspaper is reproduced, cover-to-cover, in full-page digital images.

    Salem Press Online 

    A variety of resources covering both World and American History topics 

    World at War
    ABC-CLIO - World at War provides access to authoritative reference content, pertinent primary sources, and a wealth of historical analysis on the important themes and consequences of all major U.S.-involved wars, from the founding of the country to the present.

    World Geography
    ABC-CLIO - World Geography focuses on global literacy with concentration on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.

    World Geography and Culture
    Facts on File - World Geography provides detailed, printable, full-color maps of countries, provinces and states with statistical and local information as well as a wealth of data about countries from around the world.

     

    VISUAL ARTS & Interdisciplinary Sources

    Global Issues in Context

    Gale Group - Global Issues in Context is a new electronic resource that offers global perspectives on issues of international importance and current world events and topics in the news related to these issues. Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together a variety of sources to present a rich analysis of issues.

    JSTOR

    JSTOR offers a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive that includes archives of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. The entire corpus is full-text searchable, offers search term highlighting, includes high-quality images, and is interlinked by millions of citations and references.

    You will need to register and set up an account to access the database from outside school.

     

    Class Videos on Demand: Master Collection 

    Offers thousands of top-quality videos and clips across the entire high school curriculum, including life skills and guidance.