DATABASES FOR TEENS
Our databases provide access to thousands of popular and academic publications, and millions of articles, covering a wide range of topics.
They are a great place to start your research, delve into a subject, or satisfy your curiosity. All you need is your library card number.
Check out the databases below, or visit the complete list here.
Don't know where to start? PowerSearch allows you to search all databases, using many simple and advanced search tools.
HIGHLIGHTED DATABASES FOR TEENS
This online resource is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects, this collection is both authoritative and comprehensive. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text with no restrictions, researchers are able to find accurate information quickly. Includes full-text coverage of the New York Times back to 1995. Updated daily.
The one-stop source for information on today's hottest social issues. Appropriate for college, high-school, and middle-school students, this resource draws on acclaimed series published by Greenhaven Press and other Gale imprints, OVIC features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites. New to the database are Lexile reading levels for periodicals and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.
InfoTrac Student Edition (High School)
Now with over 1100 titles this online collection is designed for high-school students with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers, podcasts, and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Research in Context (Grades 6-8)
Research in Context provides middle school students with primary and secondary sources, and hundreds of topic pages, on subjects including literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history.
Student Resources in Context ((High School and Middle School)
This online resource provides a premium selection of reference material with more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia and includes hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.
U.S. History in Context (High School and Middle School)
More than 185,000 reference articles and over 600,000 periodical articles from magazines like Newsweek, American Heritage, and The Historian; galleries with over 73,000 images and 1,500 seals, maps, and flags; more than 9,100 veiwpoint essays and nearly 5,000 primary documents; and videos and audio from NBC, NPR and other reliable sources.