American Government (ABC-CLIO) - American Government connects contemporary issues with the foundations of government and compares the political and economic systems of the United States with those of other countries.
American History (ABC-CLIO) - From the earliest explorers of the Americas to today's headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and themes of our nation's evolution.
Daily Life Through History (ABC-CLIO) - Daily Life Through History is a dynamic resource that provides content from a vast number of reference works, monographs, and primary documents. This database supports courses in american history and literature and is an outstanding, crossdisciplinary resource for researching historical topics such as American food and cooking, celebrations, clothes, romance, work, religion, housing, language, and social customs.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society (ABC-CLIO) - This database helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, with authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on the most enduring, significant, and timely issues.
Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas (ABC-CLIO) - This electronic reference resource focuses on popular culture to come from a major publisher, Pop Culture Universe: Icons, Idols, Ideas. (PCU) is an authoritative, yet fun, research source for all areas of U.S./World Pop Culture.World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society (ABC-CLIO) - World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society helps students and researchers develop a deeper, critical appreciation of both America’s history and total human involvement and costs of war.
World Geography: Understanding a Changing World (ABC-CLIO) - World Geography: Understanding a Changing World develops students' global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that influence our world.World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras (ABC-CLIO) - This comprehensive database covers human history, from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance, ranging from the dawn of prehistory through the great ancient empires to the beginning of the Renaissance. World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras explores history in every corner of the globe.
Britannica’s Image Quest – Easy access to more than two million rights-cleared images from one convenient site!
Discovery Education – This streaming video resource for teachers, integrates seamlessly into any curriculum with 9,000 full-length videos segmented into 71,000 content-specific clips tied directly to state and national standards.
Global Issues in Context (Gale) – Focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, human rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies and, international periodicals and news sources that bring additional insight and currency.
Historical New York Times – Contains the entire back file (1851-2007) of the New York Times.
Learning Literature (Proquest) – Offers a comprehensive literary resource for original, full-text works, 3,000 author biographies, and contemporary criticisms in one integrated source covering 600 years of literature.
Literary Reference Center Plus (EBSCO) – Includes full text plot summaries, synopses and work overviews, articles/essays of literary criticism, author biographies, literary journals, book reviews, and contemporary poems, classic and contemporary short stories, author interviews, classic texts and much more.
Noodle Tools – A suite of interactive tools designed to aid students with their online research. It includes tools to help you develop a Web search strategy, select the best search engine, and NoodleBib a Web application that allows you to create and edit your MLA bibliographies online.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale) – A complete one-stop source for information on social issues, including viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
PQ Central K12 (Proquest) –The largest journal collection delivering millions of articles from more than 4,600 full-text scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. Includes ProQuest AP Science – A comprehensive collection of more than 500 magazines and journals designed to support advance placement and college-prep level science studies.
Soundzabound Music Library – Royalty free, copyright compliant, audio files that can be use as background music for your podcasts, videos, PowerPoint, and any other forms of multimedia.
Student Resources in Context (Gale) – This is a comprehensive cross-curricular resource providing full-text periodicals, newspapers, curriculum based reference content, primary source documents, radio/television transcripts and maps. The content features thousands of overview essays, critical analysis, biographies, timelines and photos covering literature, history/anthropology and science.
Teaching Books.net – A portal to thousands of online resources for children's and young adult books and their authors.
Turnitin – Online plagiarism prevention.
NOTE: NOVEL Databases are from the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library. After clicking on the link, scroll down the Gale database page and select the link(s) for the database(s) you want to access.
Business & Company Resources Center (NOVEL) – Includes a wide variety of global business information including company profiles, investment reports, company histories, business magazines and newspapers.
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers (NOVEL) – This full-text newspaper database has several New York newspapers including The New York Times from 1995 on, and over 50 national and international newspapers.
Gale's Academic OneFile (NOVEL) – Contains peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world’s leading journals and reference sources.
Gale's General OneFile (NOVEL) – News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.
Gale’s Health Reference Center Academic (NOVEL) – Full text of nursing and allied health journals, plus a variety of personal health information sources.
Grolier Online Encyclopedias (NOVEL) – Includes Encyclopedia Americana Online, Grolier's Multimedia Encyclopedia Online and The New Book of Knowledge Online.
National Newspaper Index (NOVEL) – Provides indexing (1977 to present) of America's top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and TheWashington Post. Indexing only.
New York State Newspapers (NOVEL) – Full text of major newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times from 1985, The Daily News, New York Post, and the last 5 years of Newsday.Twayne Authors Series (NOVEL) – Contains the full text of the Twayne Literary Masters books which provide biographical and literary criticism information on a wide variety of World, US, or English authors.