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Research - High School

       
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High School - All Curriculum

Description

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Academic OneFile - Gale

Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

This premier periodical resource provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources.

General Resources

  • Newspaper articles Magazine articles
  • Academic journal articles (focus)
  • Images
  • Videos

Biography in Context - Gale

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

Biography In Context offers a user-friendly portal experience for those seeking context on the world’s most influential people.

General Resources

  • Magazine and news articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Reference book articles
  • Images
  • Videos & Audio
  • Websites
 

Britannica Imagequest

 

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

Easy online access to more than two million images from one convenient
site: Britannica Image Quest. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational
use—great for teacher lessons plans, assignments, activities, and whiteboards; student reports
and projects; or school Web sites, newsletters, newspapers, flyers, and bulletins. 
General Resources
  • Images 

Britannica High

 

Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

Britannica Online High School Edition includes encyclopedia articles, images, and videos arranged in elementary, middle, and high school leveled online encyclopedias. Easy links to citations, read aloud text, reputable websites, and images allow for researchers to start small and broaden their horizons as needed.

General Resources

  • Encyclopedia Articles
  • Magazine Articles
  • Primary Sources
  • Images
  • Videos

General OneFile - Gale

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

Gale's largest general-interest database, serving as the public library's ultimate periodical resource, with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text).

 General Resources

  • Newspaper articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Images
  • Videos

Global Issues in Context - Gale

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

Designed to support global awareness, this resource ties together a wealth of authoritative content that empowers students to critically analyze and understand the most important issues of the modern world. Content is updated daily.

Geographically Diverse General Resources

  • full-text newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Journals
  • 100 Gale proprietary topic pages
  • 250 country topic pages
  • 400 issue pages 

InfoTrac Newsstand - Gale

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

InfoTrac Student Edition is designed for middle- and high-school students and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

 General Resources

  • Newspaper articles
  • Magazine articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Images
  • Videos

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Gale

 

Appropriate for: Grades 6-12

Database covers informed, differing views on today’s hottest social issues and supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.

General Resources

  • Magazine and news articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Reference book articles
  • Images & videos
  • Websites
  • Viewpoints

Student Resources in Context - Gale

 

Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

General cross curricular research material from well-known sources like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more.

General Resources

  • Magazine and news articles
  • Academic journal articles
  • Reference book articles
  • Images
  • Videos & Audio
  • Websites

Moderna - Britannica


Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

Britannica Online School Edition in Spanish includes encyclopedia articles, images, and videos arranged in elementary, middle, and high school leveled online encyclopedias. Easy links to citations, read aloud text, reputable websites, and images allow for researchers to start small and broaden their horizons as needed.

Spanish Resources

  • Encyclopedia Articles
  • Magazine Articles
  • Primary Sources
  • Images
  • Videos

Informe Academico - Gale

 

Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

Provides access to a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Spanish Resources

  • Encyclopedia Articles
  • Magazine Articles
  • Primary Sources
  • Images
  • Videos

Britannica E-Stax

Appropriate for: Grades K-12

Nonfiction e-books are available for art, early childhood, language arts, math, science, social studies, and other school subjects. Brimming with brilliant illustrations and vivid photographs, each e-book helps develop essential literacy and critical-thinking skills.

Full-text eBooks

  • K-12 Collection
  • 1,300+ titles
  • Includes ebook collections for English Language Learners and History

EBSCO - eBooks (Academic Collection)

 

Appropriate for: Grades 11-Posttgaduate

This growing subscription package contains a large selection of multidisciplinary e-book titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter and is a strong complement for any academic collection. The breadth of information available through this package ensures that users will have access to information relevant to their research needs. This collection contains nearly 170,000 e-books.

Full-text eBooks

  • Academic Collection

EBSCO - eBooks (High School)


Appropriate for: Grades 9-12

Designed specifically for high school students and educators,  this package contains more than 10,000 e-book titles that support a quality learning experience across all academic subject areas, from history, to language and literature, to science and technology. Content includes a selection of classic literary works, important historical documents and general reference materials.

 Full-text eBooks

  • High School Collection
GVRL - Gale
 
 Appropriate for: Grades 9-Postgraduate
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a single source for eReference aimed at the needs of students, researchers, professionals and general readers. Now you can offer more than 7,000 authoritative, full-text titles—from Gale and a host of premier publishing partners—within 18 subject areas researchers study most.

Full-text eBooks

  • Science and Health Collection
  • History Collection
  • Professional Collection