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Subscription Research Databases
Subscription research databases are accessible from school and home. See your student handbook or library staff for passwords.
Questia - The World's Largest Online Library of Books, Questia provides access to the world's largest online collection of books and journal articles in the humanities and social sciences, plus magazine and newspaper articles.
ProQuest - Log into ProQuest and click My Products Page to access the following databases.
CultureGrams - Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.
eLibrary Curriculum Edition - Students find the answers they need from more than 2,000 full-text and multimedia sources, and can access History Study Center and ProQuest Learning: Literature.
eLibrary Science - Offers laser-focused science content and tools along with unique video and dozens of manipulatives found in no other online science reference product.
History Study Center - Offers invaluable historical reference material that covers 14 centuries of history, from ancient to modern, old world to new world.
ProQuest Learning: Literature - A comprehensive resource including 3,000+ author biographies; 40 searchable full-text literature journals; full-text literary works; and other key criticism and reference sources.
SIRS Knowledge Source - A comprehensive portal offering centralized access to all SIRS products which target the needs of students with best-of content selected to support research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects.
Historical Newspapers - The graphical version of HNP offers a user-friendly design and new student-friendly features, including our Student Edition timeline and topic browse. You may be able to access multiple historical newspaper titles here.
ProQuest Platinum - Provides uncompromising coverage from more than 2,000 newspapers, magazines, journals, and reference works. You may be able to access your additional ProQuest databases through this link.

World Book - English and Spanish Language encyclopedia articles, as well as related websites and periodical articles.

GALE Databases are accessed individually through the links below:
Gale Resources in Context - Search Student Resources in Context to find reference articles, magazines, newspapers, and primary sources.
Gale Literature in Context -Offers up-to-date biographical information, overviews, full-text literary criticism, and reviews on more than 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world. Its materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. The optional MLA International Bibliography module adds citations for hundreds of thousands of books, articles and dissertations from 1926 to the present, linked to full text where available.

E-Books
ebooks Follett
Writing Resources
Download and Print:
Cornell Note Paper (MS Word)
Cornell Note Paper (MS Excel)
Graph Paper (MS Word)
Fill-in Bibliography Form (PDF)

Write a Research Paper
Research Guides
If you are here, you probably have to write a research paper. Below you will find quality resources to get you started.
OWL - Purdue Online Writing Lab
TeenSpace - Writing help

Bibliography Aids
Citation Machine
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