Databases

Using Databases at SMHS. Click to Enlarge.

Academic Search Premier by EBSCO
Magazines and academic journals. Mostly for juniors, seniors, and college students.

Advanced Placement Source by EBSCO
Magazines and academic journals. Mostly for juniors, seniors, and college students.

American Periodicals
Magazines and newspapers published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest magazines, such as children’s and women’s publications.

Magazines vs. Journals. Click to Enlarge.

A to Z World Culture
Country and culture information.

Biography in Context by Gale
Articles from encyclopedias and books on thousands of individuals.

Business Source Premier by EBSCO
Company and industry profiles.

Chronicling America
Historic American newspapers, 1789-1963.

CountryWatch Reports by EBSCO
Advanced information on all countries, including key data, history, political conditions, and a political risk index. Once inside the database, choose Country Reports.

EBSCO — All EBSCOhost Databases
Magazines, newspapers, academic journals, reference books, and primary sources.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica School Edition.

Gale PowerSearch
Search GVRL and Biography in Context at the same time.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Specialized encyclopedias covering art, business, education, the environment, history, law, literature, medicine, music, nations, philosophy, psychology, religion, science, sociology, and technology.

Google Scholar
Provides a search of scholarly books and academic journals across many subjects, some of which are full-text.

Health Source by EBSCO
Drug information, reports, medical books.

Masterfile Premier by EBSCO
Magazines, newspapers, and academic journals. Mostly for grades 9-12.

MAS Ultra by EBSCO
Magazines and newspapers. Mostly for grades 9-12.

Middle Search Plus by EBSCO
Magazines and newspapers. Mostly for grades 6-8.

Newspaper Source by EBSCO
U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, and television and radio news transcripts.

NoveList Plus by EBSCO
Find new fiction and nonfiction books based on reading levels, topics of interest, and books you’ve already read and enjoyed.

NoveList K-8 by EBSCO
Just like NoveList, but for fiction in grades K-8.

Opposing Viewpoints by Gale
Opposing Viewpoints titles within the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Numerous issues, including but not limited to: cyberbullying, the death penalty, fast food, gay marriage, Islam, media violence, religion in schools, student drug testing, and video games.

Questia School
Similar to Gale Virtual Reference Library, but sources include regular nonfiction books, magazines, newspapers, and academic journals. Log in with your school email address and your assigned password, which appears on the Passwords page of this website.

Student Research Center by EBSCO
Books and encyclopedias, country and state reports, photos, maps, and flags.