Reference Databases

  • The library offers free access to many reference databases to help with research on a particular topic or subject.  If you have any questions about using these databases, please see the librarian.

    General Databases

    Britannica icon Encyclopedia Britannica High School Edition - Online encyclopedia with hundreds of thousands of objective articles, biographies, videos, and images from experts.

    ProQuest SIRS logo ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher - Browse all pro/con social issues from A-Z or by subject. To use this database from home, ask the librarian for the username and password then click here to log in.

    Gale Cengage Learning icon Gale Cengage Learning - Gale offer many powerful research platforms that provide easy access to vetted resources. Use this link to see a full list of Gale database resources available to you.

    EBSCO Host icon

    EBSCO Host - Use your public library card number to access EBSCO Host eBook collection and Novelist.

    General Topic Databases

    Gale Academic OneFile Gale Academic OneFile is a premier source of peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines.

    Expanded Academic ASAP Gale Expanded Academic ASAP provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers across disciplines and subject areas including the arts and humanities, social sciences, and science and technology.

    Gale General OneFile Gale General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines.

    Biographies

    Gale Biography in Context Gale Biography in Context contains contextual information on the world's most influential people.

    History Databases

    Gale US History Collection Gale U.S. History Collection is a comprehensive collection of magazines and schorlarly journals supporting topics in U.S. History.

    Gale U.S. History in Context Gale U.S. History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.

    Gale World History Collection Gale World History Collection is a comprehensive collection of magazines and schorlarly journals supporting topics in World History.

    Gale World History in Context Gale World History in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.

    Literature, Art and Music Databases

    Literary Reference Center Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text database which provides a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.  To use this database from home, please see the librarian for the username and password then click here to log in.

    Gale Literature Resource Center Gale Literature Resource Center has 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.

    Gale Fine Art and Music Collection Gale Fine Arts and Music Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that support research in areas including drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.

    Newspapers

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    ProQuest Boston Globe provides access to the Boston Globe newspaper from 1980 to the present.

    New York Times logo New York Times (Gale) Search the full text of the New York Times from 1985 to the present.

    Science Databases

    Gale General Science Collection Gale General Science Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines covering the latest scientific developments. Key subjects covered by the database include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

    Gale Science in Context Gale Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.