• Databases/Electronic Resources

    All databases and ebooks can be found using MackinVia. Audio books can be found using Destiny Discover.
     
    Available databases:
    • Gale
      • Academic Onefile
        • Provides journal, newspaper, and magazine articles on numerous topics for use by students doing research.
      • Artemis Literary Sources
        • Presents access to a group of literary collections within the Gale group of databases to be used for research including LitFinder, Twayne's Author's Online, Literature Resource Center, and Nineteenth Century Collections Online.
      • Gale Virtual Reference Library
        • Gale eBook library
      • General Onefile
        • Provides millions of full-text articles on a wide range of topics including health care, hobbies, current events, sports, politics, and environmental issues.
      • GREENR: Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
        • Provides multimedia, academic journal articles, conference proceedings, legislation, and primary source documents discussing the social, economic, and physical aspects of environmental issues.
      • Health and Wellness Resource Center
        • Provides reference material, magazine and journal articles, pamphlets, and links to websites exploring topics in the study of health related matters.
      • Infotrac Informe (Spanish/Espanol)
        • Provides access to full-text Hispanic magazine articles in Spanish from around the nation and world.
        • Proporciona acceso a los textos completos de artículos de revistas hispanas en español de toda la nación y el mundo.
      • Infotrac Newsstand
        • Provides access to full-text newspaper articles from around the nation and world.
      • Kids Infobits
        • Provides a collection of articles, images, maps, flags, charts, and graphs for use by a student doing research on a variety of subjects including animals, inventions and technology, sports, transportation, history, and stories and literature.
      • Literature Resource Center
        • Provides a collection of biographies; articles; essays; reviews; interviews; full-text poems, short stories, and plays; and web links for use in the study of literature.
      • National Geographic Kids
        • Provides access to photographs, books, and magazines for kids from the National Geographic archives.
      • Opposing Viewpoints in Context
        • Provides over 14,000 opposing viewpoints essays on over 5,000 topics of interest for students and researchers.
      • Power Search
        • Searches ALL the Gale databases at once
      • Scribner Writers Online
        • Provides a collection of biographies and critical essays for writers from around the world.
      • Student Resource Center Junior
        • Provides access for middle school students to full-text articles from over 300 magazines and newspapers; over 40,000 biographies, essays, and criticisms; and over 10,000 maps, graphics, and photographs to use in research.
      • Student Resources in Context
        • Provides access to over fifteen million full-text articles from over 300 magazines and newspapers; over 100,000 multimedia records, and video and audio content from NBC, NPR, and other news sources.
      • Twayne's Authors Online
        • Provides a collection of biographies and critical essays for writers from around the world.
    • BrainPop
      • Offers curriculum-based movies and interactive features to be used in classrooms while studying health, reading, math, science, writing, and social studies.
    • Britannica Image Quest
      • Provides access to over two million images that can be used by both teachers and students. 
    • Country Reports
      • Provides students with curricular support and self-help tools on the different countries found throughout the world. Contains the customs and cultures, history, geography, national symbols, economy, demographics, and current events of each country.
    • DK Find Out!-What do you want to find out?
      • Provides a place for children to research topics of interest to them in all subject areas including science, math, and literature.