Middle & High School

For additional help with homework and research, check out our databases listed in other subject headings as well (i.e 'Magazines/Journal Articles' and 'Newspapers').

Academic OneFile Select

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  Resource for academic research includes scholarly journals and selected general interest titles in a wide variety of subjects. Ideal for high school research. (Gale, Live-brary.com)

American Journeys

all users button    American Journeys contains more than 18,000 pages of eyewitness accounts of North American exploration, from the sagas of Vikings in Canada in AD1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rockies 800 years later. (ALL)

Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta

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Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta es la base de datos en español de nivel superior, destinada a estudiantes de secundaria a través de estudiantes adultos. El recurso es perfecto para usar junto con World Book Student y World Book Advanced como recurso suplementario en inglés / español.
Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is the upper-level Spanish language database, intended for high school students through adult learners. The resource is perfect for use alongside both World Book Student and World Book Advanced as an English/Spanish supplementary resource. (SMTH)

Britannica Escolar

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Descubra el recurso líder en la creación de conocimientos en el que se confía universalmente para contenido preciso y apropiado para la edad en español. Las nuevas características lo hacen más valioso que nunca para los hablantes nativos de español, los estudiantes bilingües y los estudiantes que aprenden español.

Discover the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. New features make it more valuable than ever for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish. (NOVELNY)

Britannica School

all users button    Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High. (NOVELNY)

Credo Reference

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Credo Reference, formerly XRefer, is a digital reference library that places a world of factual information at your fingertips. Containing a selection from 240 high-quality reference books from the world's leading publishers, Credo Reference is the ideal place to start any research. (Live-brary.com)

CultureGrams

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The CultureGrams Online Database is a leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe. It includes four editions: the World Edition (for junior high school students and up) and the Kids, States, and Canadian Provinces editions (for upper elementary school students). (ProQuest, Live-brary)

Explora

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Search for articles, essays and primary source materials for teens and adults. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality(Ebsco, Live-brary.com)

Help Now (Live Study Help)

all users button 3    Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center. (Brainfuse, Live-brary.com)

History Reference Center

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Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents. (Ebsco, Live-brary.com)

Learning Express Library

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Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, and information you need to achieve the results you want-at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you. Creating a username and password is required and allows Learning Express to remember you and what you were working on. (SMTH)

Literary Reference Center Plus

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A highly graphical interface intended for public, academic and high school libraries. The primary goal of LRC Plus is to assist high school and undergraduate English and Humanities students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature. (Ebsco, Live-brary.com)

Masterfile Elite

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   This multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,730 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Elite also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily. (Ebsco, Live-brary)

Middle School [Gale in Context]

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   Resource for students in grades 6 to 8. Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science. (Gale, NOVELNY)

Opposing Viewpoints

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Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Students of all levels will benefit from a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more. (Gale, Live-brary.com)

Salem History

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   Salem Press' history titles cover a wide range of topics spanning American and world history, providing thought-provoking coverage of the most important moments and figures throughout history. Designed for high school, undergraduate and public libraries, these resources promote a greater understanding of how history has shaped the modern world. (SMTH) 

Salem Literature

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   Salem Literature has launched a brand-new Critical Insights series. Each volume in the series focuses on an individual author’s entire body of work or on a single work of literature. Edited and written by some of academe's most distinguished literary scholars, Critical Insights provides authoritative, in depth scholarship suitable for students and teachers alike. (SMTH)

Science Online

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   Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments. (Facts on File, Live-brary.com)

Science Reference Center

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Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-specific content. Designed to support middle and high school curriculum, Science Reference Center encompasses all disciplines of science. (Ebsco, Live-brary.com)

Something about the Author

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  Gale Literature: Something About the Author provides comprehensive access to all volumes ever printed in Gale's™ acclaimed and long-standing Something About the Author series, which examines the lives and works of authors and illustrators for children and young adults and is the preeminent source on authors and literature for young people. Something About the Author includes both the main series and Something About the Author Autobiography Series, totaling more than 290 volumes, 20,000 entries, and nearly 30,000 images - all delivered in an easy-to-use 24/7 online format that matches the exact look and feel of the print originals. (Gale, Live-brary.com)

World Book Advanced

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World Book Advanced is a powerful reference tool that includes full encyclopedic and multimedia databases supplemented with online books, primary sources, website links, back in time articles, special reports, and more. (SMTH)

World Book Discover

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Ideal for reluctant readers, ELL, ESL, and adult literacy students with content tailored for ease of comprehension and vocabulary building. Includes a Life Skills section, a collection of unique videos featuring expert answers to often asked questions and a visual dictionary helping to make content more accessible for readers of all levels. (SMTH)

World Book Student

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World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools featuring high-interest, readable content for students in elementary and secondary school. (SMTH)

World Book Timelines

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Collection of hundreds of interactive timelines spanning the arts, science, technology, sports, history, and more. Investigate the chronological significance of world events and the lives of notable historical figures. (SMTH)

World eBook

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eBooks provides a robust library of titles to suit every need. From basic board books to the most famous classic novels, the easy-to-navigate shelves of eBooks hold exactly what every student needs to round out their learning. (SMTH)