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General Research Resources

PQ  Central Student

This database brings together many of ProQuest’s most important, complete databases in the most-studied subject areas, including science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news.

EBSCO Host

A multidisciplinary database providing thousands of full-text sources. This is one of the best databases for academic journals for benchmarks and other scholarly research projects.

PQ  eLibrary

A massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content, designed for beginning and intermediate researchers. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and more unusual topics of research.

PQ  Research Library

Research Library provides one-stop access to thousands of full-text periodicals from one of the broadest, most inclusive general reference databases. Search from a highly-respected, diversified mix of scholarly journals, professional and trade publications, and magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics.

Explora High School

An EBSCO database designed for high school students and educators, this is a user-friendly way to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Excludes EBSCO's academic journal database. 

Explora Advanced

An EBSCO database designed for high school students and educators, this is a user-friendly way to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Includes EBSCO's academic journal database.

Encyclopedia Resources

Britannica

Britannica School is an up-to-date information resource where students can discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Britannica Escolar

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. It features articles at 2 levels for beginning and advanced language learners. 

Funk  Wagnalls

The Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics.  The database contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. 

News Databases

PQ  newsstand

Newsstand enables users to search the most recent premium U.S., Global, International, and Canadian news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format.

Topic Search

This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms.

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles.

Science Databases

Science Reference

This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.

PQ  Biology

This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

PQ  Psychology

Psychology Database encompasses a wide range of topics from leading psychology and psychosomatic publications. In addition to clinical and social psychology, it also provides coverage of related disciplines including genetics, psychology of business and economics, communication, criminology, addiction, neurology, social welfare, and more.

PQ  Science Journals

Whether you’re researching the effects of global warming or interested in the latest scandal surrounding genetically modified food, ProQuest Science Journals will guide you directly to the information you need. ProQuest Science Journals provide unmatched research support for both the applied and general sciences.

Social Science Databases

History Reference Center

History Reference Center offers full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.

PQ  Social Sciences

Social Science Database offers indexing and full text for hundreds of academic journals, providing extensive coverage across a wide range of social science disciplines including anthropology, communication, criminology, economics, education, political science, psychology, social work, and sociology.

PQ  Culture Grams

CultureGrams™ is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. It provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

ELA Databases

Literary Reference Center

Literary Reference is a full-text database that combines information from major respected reference works, books, literary journals as well as original content. It includes over 1,200 additional full-text literary reference books/works, over 200 additional full-text literary journals and magazines, 35 volumes of new contemporary literature titles, 40 full-text literary study guides and 72 literary videos.

Points of View Reference Center

Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

SIRS Issues Researcher

When it comes to helping researchers understand the major issues of the day, SIRS® Issues Researcher makes the grade by offering only the very best article selections from more than 2,000 international sources. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between of 345+ social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political, and global issues.

Emerging Language Resources

SIRS Discoverer

General reference resource for researchers that makes learning fun and intuitive. Helps students develop their research, writing, language and computer skills.

Wordsmyth

A dictionary that works to write clear simple definitions for students and provides links to other words with similar meanings. 

ReadIt

Read It!™ was created for anyone who has a good foundation in English grammar and reading skills. It is a place to find reading material about many subjects. Articles are short, and written to support your reading skills as you learn about topics in English that you need for school and everyday life.

Educator Databases

ERIC

The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Content includes journal articles, research reports, curriculum and teaching guides, conference papers, dissertations and theses, and books.

Education Research Complete

Topics covered include all levels of education from early childhood to higher education, and all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education, and testing

PQ  Education

Education Database supports the study and application of education across all levels of education, including early childhood education, primary and secondary education, and higher education. 

Other Databases

MAS Ultra School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 540 popular, high school magazines. MAS Complete also provides more than 440 full-text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, and color PDFs for key magazines.

PQ  Religion Database

Religion Database provides a wide range of primarily full-text periodicals and other sources for diverse religious and spiritual studies, covering formal theological studies and commentary on topics of general interest from the perspectives of many worldwide religions. The resource reflects a wide spectrum of religious belief systems and supports the global study of religion.

PQ  Computing This database is a premium resource for those who need access to comprehensive coverage of computer topics. The database includes numerous titles, most of them in full text, allowing users to search records dating back to the early 1990's.