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Information Databases

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Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica School Edition
Britannica School Edition
Video: How to use EB Schools

Gale Databases

Click on this link to go to all three of the Gale Databases.
Topic Finder is great tool to from Gale to help focus a research question, connect to articles, and help gather keywords.  It links back to articles in Gale Database.
Extensive reliable, informational texts, geared toward the high school student. 
  Extensive reliable, informational texts, geared toward the middle school reader.
 Gale eBooks logo
 Access our Gale Reference eBooks. Includes reference materials in:
    • Environment
    • Medicine
    • Science
View High Res
  • "Provides detailed information on current environmental issues and processes from both a scientific and a social standpoint"
  • "Reference works, multimedia materials, newspapers, and magazines provide a wide range of content to support all learners."
View High Res "Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information."
View High Res "Provides access to videos, pictures, and books from National Geographic, as well as every page of National Geographic Kids Magazine."

ProQuest Databases

Homework Central

ProQuest Homework Central

  • Suite of databases from ProQuest.  Use these curated resources to find reliable information on all topics. Kindly funded by the California State Library.
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Includes "databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news"
  •  Country and state reports
  • Geography and Culture
  • Includes"audio, video, images, maps, and infographics"
  •  Pros and cons of current issues
  • Articles that tell all sides of the issue
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Visual searching
  • Wide range of reading levels
  • "1,700 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcript titles ...
  • Over 7 million maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files."
Research Companion
  • Need help conducting research?  use this tool!  Create your own account.
  • Assists you with finding, using, and evaluating information.
eBook Central
  • "Ebook Central provides authoritative, full-text e-books in a wide range of subject areas along with powerful tools to find, use, and manage the information."
Black freedom struggle logo from Proquest
  • Primary-source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.
  • Supports: American History/Civil Rights History research papers/presentations
  • Coverage of the COVID-19 outbreak, this database curates openly available content related to coronaviruses.
  • It includes thousands of open-access articles from the world’s leading publishers as well as current research from pre-print repositories
PBS Video Collection
  • Stream these full videos from the PBS Collection.