What is a Research Database?
A research database is a collection of specialized information that has been reviewed by editors for credibility. The information may be from magazines, newspapers, journals, government sources, books and websites. Databases are generally available in libraries through paid subscriptions.
These databases require a username and password.
ProQuest Central Student
Full text periodicals, current news coverage, with content in over 160 subject areas. Includes videos, transcripts of radio and television programs, government reports, and more.
A massive, multidisciplinary database, designed for students and educators at high schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and obscure research topics. The content, which is all full text, includes books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos.
EBSCOhost Multi-Database Search
Full-text information from more than 6,000 magazines, journals, and newspapers. Includes e-books, biographies, radio and TV transcripts, geographic information, primary sources, images, maps, and more.
Research in Context
Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. Research 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
Virtual Reference Library
Comprehensive ebook library on numerous topics.
Explora for Grades 9-12 (EBSCO)
Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.
JSTOR provides access to more than 10 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
Features magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Consumer Health Complete (EBSCO)
Articles, videos, images, current events, fact sheets. Includes up-to-date medical and health information on many topics, from alternative medicine to daily health care.
Teen Health and Wellness
Provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support, aligned to state, national, and provincial standards. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more.
Biography Reference Bank (EBSCO)
Articles, most in full text, about more than a half-million people from around the world.
Literary Reference Center (EBSCO)
Information on thousands of authors and their works. Includes all types of literature and time periods.
Literature Online: American & English Literature
Full-text searchable poetry, drama, and fiction classics. Trouble getting access? Try the alternative method to access Literature Online.
Points of View Reference Center (EBSCO)
Articles supporting pro and con sides of current issues. Helps you develop arguments to support your position.
World Book Academic Edition
Research tools, primary sources, e-books, biographies, sounds, videos, images, and timelines. Build and share pathfinders. Create your own account to track and share your research. Hear text read aloud. Translate articles into more than 30 languages.