Databases

Electronic Databases

User names and passwords are here
(only SHSD students can access)

Don't forget to use this note-taking form to keep track of your sources!

If you are looking for primary documents, check out this collection!

EBSCO Host 
(There is a new password for this collection, click on the passwords page above.)

Huge collection of full text research in history, biography, business, news, literary criticism, science and more.

Facts on File/Infobase
Collection of subject based databases all under one roof, including history, science, literature, career guidance, and more.

Historical New York Times
Primary source collection covering more than 10,000 relevant articles from The New York Times as far back as the Civil War.

World Book Online
Online encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, etc

Online access to several high quality reference materials:
History: The 20s, the 60s, Great Lives from History, Civil Disobedience, Treaties in the News

Literature: Mythology & Folklore
 SIRS Issues Researcher
Research database on a broad range of issues as well as a dictionary and a thesaurus.
Comprehensive, current and easy to use: contains more than 340,000 people from around the world and throughout history. Student Resources In Context
Features original reference material, a massive archive of primary source documents and periodicals that are updated daily.

CultureGrams
In-depth reports covering over 200 countries, the United States and Canada.

TumbleBooks
This is a great site for read-along books.

BrainPop
This is a fun way to learn about science, history, english, etc.