Databases (For the Middle School)

Students are expected to locate, access and use information sources that have:

  • Authority
  • Objectivity
  • Accuracy 
  • Timeliness

Library materials and subscription databases have been evaluated by Library professionals. Navigate the links below to use these credible resources. To evaluate additional sources, please use the Website Evaluation Checklist.

At home database password list:

Database Passwords

You will need to enter in your school email and password to access this list.

Research in Context

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Credible information sources, designed and organized for student researchers in grades 6 – 8.

MARVEL

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Numerous databases & online reference works. Accessing MARVEL at home?
Click HERE for help creating a username and password.

CultureGrams Online

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Up to date cultural information on over 160 countries.
A great place to get started with research. Also contains statistical information.

U.S. History in Context

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Primary and secondary sources focusing on events in United States History.
Contains eBooks, news articles, reference sources, journal articles and more.

World Geography and Culture

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Maps: thematic, geographic, regional, country, etc. Includes comparison tools.

Global Issues in Context

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Primary and secondary sources focusing on events in World History.
Contains eBooks, news articles, reference sources, journal articles and more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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eBooks for research. Whole chapters can be downloaded to your iPad.
Books can be read by multiple users at the same time.
Need help downloading books to your iPad? Click here.

Classroom Video on Demand

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Stream educational films on your computer or iPad; over 8,000 films.

NewsBank

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Current and historical United States and international newspapers.
Also contains statistical information in  StatBank on over 200 countries and all 50 states.