Student Resources

Online information for research, homework, and term paper help.

Why should you start in the databases when researching?

Research Databases

General Information

More than twenty online resources covering current events, literature, history, health, environment, education, psychology, business, and other subjects. 
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Full-text back issues of more than 900 scholarly journals.
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U.S. & international news articles.  Federal & state case law, codes & legislation.  Company financial information & news.
Accessible from West High campus only

Patient education covering all areas of health and wellness.
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Articles from multiple sources on people's lives.
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Literary Reference Center Plus

Critical insights into authors and their literary works

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Social Issues and Debate Topics

Comprehensive reports on important issues.
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Essays, news articles, and other documents presenting multiple sides of current issues.
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Full Text Online Reference Books

Decades, Great Lives from History, Great Events from History, Weapons & Warfare

Critical Insights: Authors, Critical Insights: Works

Environmental Issues, Forensic Science, Global Resources

Magill's Medical Guide, Genetics & Inherited Conditions, Psychology & Mental Health

Password required to access all Salem Press e-books.

Infobase Publishing

50+ books from the following series:
Teen's Guides (guidance & character ed) --- The New Biology --- Essentials of Forensic Science --- Genetics & Evolution --- Global Issues --- Encyclopedia of Muslim-American History --- Handbook to Life in America --- Key Concepts in American History --- Milestones in Modern World History --- Encyclopedia of the U.S. Constitution --- Great Supreme Court Decisions
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Need a refresher on using the databases? Check out our presentation! 

Use this checklist to see if you Internet sources are up to the mark:

Homework and Term Paper Help

Make quick work of citations for your bibliographies.

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