Research & Homework

Databases and Online Tools for Research and Student Success

 Gale Databases
  General Onefile. General-interest database with more than 8,000 magazine & journal titles with full text PDF and citations.
  Academic Onefile. Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 authoritative sources - including thousands of podcasts & transcripts from NPR, CNN, as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
  High School. Offers cross-curricular content that supports national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.
  Middle SchoolCreated specifically for middle school students, Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
  Power SearchGale PowerSearch is a search platform unlike any other, providing libraries with a sophisticated yet simple solution for managing a wealth of periodical, reference, multimedia and primary source information. Grades 9-12.
  Primary SourcesDozens of historical archives which include monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, maps, and photographs and covers more than 500 hundred of years of history. 
  Archives Unbound. Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support research and study needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level.
  Chilton Library. Automobile repair resources for your car's make and model. Schematics, diagrams, tools for you to fix and better understand your vehicle.
  Business/EntrepreneurshipComprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. 
   BiographyContextual information on the world’s most influential people. 600,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study
  Environmental Studies. Address environmental concerns and research with coverage from more than 300 environmental studies journals and book reference content. 
  Opposing ViewpointsPremier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.  
   U.S. HistoryContextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history. 
  World HistoryProvides scholarly resources to advance the academic study of world history, including databases, primary source archives, and eBooks. 
    Legal FormsThe Gale California Legal Forms database is a great resource for finding the form or letter you need based on California Law. Gale California Legal Forms provides access to thousands of legal forms to print or fill out online. 
   National Geographic KidsExplore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14. Includes the complete run of the magazine from 2009 to the present, as well as books, videos, and images. 


Other Research Databases

  Encyclopedia Britannica Online.  With three separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High School grades, students of all reading abilities can access thousands of up-to-date information resources across multiple formats.
Proquest Homework CentralProviding authoritative information on a variety of topics to assist student research. Homework Central offers a "Listen" button to hear audio readings of articles.
  Brainfuse HelpNow. Offers live homework help with an online tutor, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in Math, Reading, & Writing. Also offering skills tests, writing lab, virtual meeting spaces and more.  Bilingual tutors in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalong, and Vietnamese.
  Learning Express Library. Practice tests for Career Advancement, College Admissions Prep, Grades 4-8 Educator Resources, & more. Tests include: NCLEX, PRAXIS, CBEST, ASVAB, SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, and more!
  A to Z DatabasesThe premier job search, reference, and mailing list resource, which includes over 30 million business and 220 million residents. Search addresses & phone numbers. Job search powered by Indeed.
Books 24x7Integral Business, Computer Science, & Engineering eBooks and eAudiobooks for your life and career. Read and listen from any web browser.
Value LineInvestment research & education. Daily stock prices, market updates and commentaries, investment education, ValueLine University, instructional videos, and more.