General Research Databases



  • Secondary Schools Explora (EBSCO):
    • relevant and reliable content and easy-to-use functionality to help high school students successfully complete their research
  • Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO):
    • full-text digital collection of the world’s major news content, including millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines; as well as offering television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO):
    • allows user to select a wide arrange of databases to search that will provide more subject-specific full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources
  • Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia (EBSCO):
    • contains indexes on over 25,000 records, covering an array of topics; contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information on a variety of subject areas
  • World Book:
    • a comprehensive suite of e-learning resources designed for all ages and abilities with articles, videos, educator tools, ebooks, research guides and more
  • Digital Literacy:
    • provides users with a know-how that will allow them to maximize the usefulness of a variety of online resources and be smart and responsible while doing so

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  • SIRS Issues Researcher (ProQuest):
    • provides authoritative insight into the most-studied social issues by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (GALE):
    • covers today’s hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana; for debaters and includes pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, interactive maps, infographics, and more
  • 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
  • Issues Understanding Controversy & Society (ABC-CLIO):
    • helps to develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy

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