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Looking for accurate, valid, and reliable information for researching?

Use our subscription databases! They have a wealth of information - just waiting for you. This link will help you get onto the databases quickly - but you will need to get the user names and passwords from the directly from library (we can't publish them on-line) or you can get the passwords from Gaggle in either Mrs. Thielen's or Mrs. Burdic's digital lockers.

Featured Database:


Scroll Down The Gale Databases to Find This Module. This is a great resource.
Testing and Education Reference Center - Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.


Regular Subscription Databases:

SIRS Researcher is a general database with thousands of full text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, econimic, business, political, and global issues.
NebraskAccess, a service from the Nebraska Library Commission, online access to thousands of full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, genealogy resources, business information, and biographies. 
Culturegrams provides concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 182 cultures of the world. This database delivers a concise perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.

Proquest delivers more than 300 magazine and journal titles addressing all aspects of K-12 education, with most in full text format.

Atomic Learning provides a large online library of short and easy-to-understand tutorials which focus on answering common questions encountered when learning and using software.
Rand McNally Classroom provides curriculum-related maps of all kinds in an online format. Hundreds of different up-to-date maps created by Rand McNally’s cartographers are available to both students and teachers. Other features, such as a current events section are also available.
World Book - the world’s best selling encyclopedia is available 24/7 online. Check out the extra digital features!
Gale Group Databases:
Student Resource Center - Gold - provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.
Student Resource Center Health Module includes more than 1,200 essays on medical and health-related topics, including diseases, treatments, and major historical figures in the fields of medicine, chemistry, biology, and related areas. Includes more than 300,000 full-text articles from 60 periodicals and 300 photographs and diagrams.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center features viewpoint articles, topic overviews, full-text magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles, primary source documents, statistics, images and podcasts, and links to Websites.
Biography Resource Center integrates award-winning biographies from respected Gale sources with related full-text articles from hundreds of magazines and newspapers, as well as tens of thousands of images and links to vetted websites.
History Resource Center: U.S. provides integrated access to over 4,000 historical (primary) documents, articles from more than 30 reference titles, and over 110 full-text journal covering themes, events, individuals and periods in U.S. history from pre-Colonial times to the present.
History Resource Center: World is a comprehensive collection of award-winning reference, full-text articles from leading scholarly publications, an array of primary sources, and images, maps and charts which provide expansive geographic and chronlogic research materials for the study of world history.
Science Resource Center features thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, illustrations, and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites.

Literature Resource Center offers full-text journal articles, literary criticism, reviews, biographical information, and overviews on over 130,000 writers in all disciplines, from all time periods and from around the world.

Scribner Writers Series includes 15-20 page signed essays on more than 2,000 authors and literary genres drawn from the acclaimed Scribner print series.

Twayne Author Series comprises 600 full-text titles from the Twayne Literary Masters series, 200 each from Twayne World, US, and English Authors

Testing and Education Reference Center - Taking a college entrance or licensing exam? Looking for a college or graduate school? Need help finding scholarships? Use this database to search thousands of college and graduate school entries. Identify scholarships that meet their financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.
Junior Reference Collection offers easy access to award-winning content from the acclaimed Gale U*X*L product line. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, JRC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, and multimedia content, including audio and video clips and more than 7,400 photographs.
Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 250 full-text journals for educators. Balanced coverage for any professional educator.



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Last Updated: 20 March, 2009