High School Resources

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    PBS Learning Media

    Britannica Online Resources

    Britannica Library

    Comprehensive encyclopedia with dictionary, thesaurus, atlas, and more



    Gr. K-8. Incluyen artículos de la enciclopedia, las herramientas de educador, actividades estudiantiles, imágenes, audio y video, publicaciones periódicas actuales y los sitios web relacionados.


    General Popular, Academic, and Reference Databases

    Infotrac Student Edition database

    Designed for high school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

    General Onefile database

    A comprehensive periodical resource for any subject. Coverage goes back to 1980 with over 9,200 titles (5,156 full-text).

    Academic Onefile database

    A periodical resource of full-text peer-reviewed content; 10,000+ journals and reference works covering all subjects. Includes full-text of The New York Times back to 1995 and NPR & CNN transcripts & podcasts.

    Virtual Reference Library

    More than 70 full-text reference books covering the arts, biography, business, the environment, history, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, geography, and science.


    In Context Databases (Web-like design, rich multimedia–images, audio, video)

    Science in Context database

    Covers earth science, life science, space, technology, and math & science history. 22,000+ topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, and 170+ experiments. Publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher.

    US History in Context database

    A complete overview of U.S. history; covers the most-studied events, issues & current information. Full-text periodicals, reference works, primary documents & scholarly analysis. Includes Newsweek, American Heritage and The Historian.

    World History in Context database

    Covers 5,000 years from antiquity to the present. Multicultural and global scholarly analysis, full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents. 600+ historical maps, atlases and other images.

    Global Issues in Context database

    Understand today’s world issues from a global perspective. Covers a wide variety of subject areas: sociology, current events, civics, politics, science, economics, cultural/religious studies, women’s studies, and human rights.

    Biography in Context database

    Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals. Reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. High interest topic pages.


    Designed for middle school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more. 


    Literature & Reading Databases

    Literature Resource Center

    135,000+ author biographies; 850,000+ full-text articles, critical essays and reviews from scholarly journals and literary magazines. 11,000+ overviews of frequently studied works. 30,000+ full-text poems, short stories and plays.

    Health Databases

    Health & Wellness Resource Center

    Thousands of full-text medical journals, magazines, newspapers, reference works, and multimedia.

    Health Reference Center Academic

    Full-text nursing & allied health journals. Articles on fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health & safety, alcohol & drug abuse, prescription drugs, etc.


    Newspaper & Local Databases

    New York Times database

    Full-text coverage from 1985 to today (also included in Academic OneFile).

    Boston Globe database

    Full-text coverage from 1980 to today.

    MA History Online

    A collection of full-text articles from 50 magazines and local newspapers that covers Massachusetts people, places and historical events.


    Business Databases


    Use this database to search nearly 4,000 leading business & trade publications including content from Predicasts Overview of Markets & Technology (PROMT), a premier multi-industry database covering over sixty manufacturing and services industries, as well as international company profiles and all business and management topics.


    Boston Public Library

    Boston Public Library

    Use your Boston Public Library card to access additional resources such as Credo Reference, JSTOR, Grove Music Online, Learning Express Library, Overdrive (eBooks, audio books, music and video), Powerspeak Languages, Tutor.com SkillsCenter and many other databases.

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