Student Resources

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

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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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

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

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


Free Resources:

This free resource, created by College Board, offers information on finding a college, financing one's education, and exploring careers. (SLJ October 2018)

Artstor provides access to more than one million images in public collections. This content can be searched and downloaded for free, with a zoom feature allowing careful examination of works. (SLJ October 2018)

Homework and Term Paper Help

Make quick work of citations for your bibliographies.

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