Databases

Literature & Poetry:

Literature in Context
Students enrich their understanding of the historical, social, and cultural context that shaped classic literature. It includes primary source materials, collateral readings and commentary.

Ebsco Literary Reference Center

This readers’ advisory service / database brings people and books together - by allowing students and staff to explore / find fiction titles based on their interests. With over 90,000 full-text reviews, 36,000 subject headings, 1200 pre-constructed booklists, and a complete spectrum of searching options, NoveList can help put readers in touch with the perfect book for their needs and desires.

Bloom's Literature Facts on File

The comprehensive literature database from Facts on File. Users can find biographies for thousands of authors from around the world...information about literary works from poems to plays, nonfiction to novels...the significance of over 35,000 major and minor literary characters...and definitions of literary terms as well as in-depth articles on literary movements, literary groups, magazines and newspapers, and the historical events that helped to shape world literature.

GALE Opposing Viewpoints

GALE in Context

Provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science.

Science & Health:

Science Online (InfoBase)

Science Online conveys the visual nature of science in a clear, easy-to-understand way. This comprehensive science database provides diagrams, definitions, biographies, and essays on all things science!

 

Health Reference Center (InfoBase)

Health Reference Center is a comprehensive, authoritative encyclopedic database containing more than 20,000 hyperlinked entries on today's most pressing health and social issues. It defines the causes, cures, key research, medical terms, symptoms, and treatments and trends of each field of study and explores the social impact of numerous health-related subjects. Entries are organized by topic and type, including biographies, encyclopedia entries, glossary terms, resources and organizations, social and cultural factors, tables and statistics, and tests and procedures.

GALE Opposing Viewpoints


GALE in Context

Provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science.

 

History/Social Sciences:

History Research Center

The History Database Center combines Facts On File's popular history databases into one user-friendly suite.  Subject entries, biographies, primary sources, maps and charts, and even image galleries can all be accessed easily and quickly. Individual database titles include:

American History, World History, American Women's History, African-American History & Culture, American Indian History & Culture, Ancient History & Culture

Historic Events of the 20th Century

Provides a narrative history and analysis of the critical historic events of the century, each written by a recognized scholar in the field. Each Guide - World War I, World War II, The Civil Rights Movement and Islamic Fundamentalism -  includes primary
documents, biographical profiles, a chronology, photographs, and other relevant information on the key figures, arguments, and actions of the particular historic event.


GALE Opposing Viewpoints

GALE in Context

Provides engaging reference, periodical, and multimedia content supporting national and state curriculum standards for grades 6 to 12 in language arts, social studies, and science.

Facts on File World Geography and Culture

Every country of the world is profiled in depth, with more than 40 entries and more than 100 statistical indicators covering all aspects of each nation’s geography, history, society, and culture

includes new and updated articles, over 2,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search and navigation tools.

Oxford Music Online:
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ncludes The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. Over 500 of Grove's musical examples are now available in sound as well as notated examples.