Here is some additional information about the specific databases for high school students:
Academic Search Premier: This
multi-disciplinary database provides full text for more than 4,600
journals, including full text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles. PDF
backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred
journals, and searchable cited references are provided for more than
Alt HealthWatch: This
database focuses on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic
and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. It offers
libraries full text articles for more than 180 international, and often
peer-reviewed journals and reports. In addition, there are hundreds of
pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book
excerpts. Alt HealthWatch provides in-depth coverage across the
full spectrum of subject areas covered by complementary and alternative
medicine. This database features indexing and abstracts going back as
far as 1984, and full text going back as far as 1990.
Britannica High School: Britannica Online School Edition gives
teachers and students access to four encyclopedias that ensure
consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. Designed
for all levels of learning, Britannica Online School Edition offers students a gateway to the resources of Encyclopaedia Britannica.
Consumer Health Complete: Consumer Health Complete is
a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It is
designed to support patients' information needs and foster an overall
understanding of health-related topics. Consumer Health Complete provides
content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream
medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and
integrated medicine. In addition, Consumer Health Complete includes the Clinical Reference System and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide,
which provides access to up-to-date, concise and clinically relevant
drug monographs. The database is updated on a weekly basis.
The Discovering Collection is
designed with the student in mind. It is comprised of more than 28,000
biographies, 18,000 overview essays, and more than 13,500 critical
essays in core curriculum subjects. All of the information is pulled
directly from Gale reference materials and explores literature, history,
biography, science, and social studies with comprehensive content
easily accessible by even the most novice researchers.
Expanded Academic ASAP
Expanded Academic ASAP®
is comprised of more than 3,500 indexed and full-text titles—of which
2,100 are peer-reviewed—in all disciplines including social sciences,
humanities, education, science, and technology. More than 20 years of
backfile coverage and an intuitive interface expedite successful
General Science Collection
General Science Collection contains
over 200 journals covering the latest scientific developments in
particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and
hundreds of other areas.
Health Source®: Consumer Edition is
a collection of consumer health information. This resource provides
access to nearly 80 full-text, consumer health magazines; full text for
current, health-related pamphlets; and more than 130 health reference
a database reference tool providing indexing, images and full text of
popular Hispanic magazines—not just translations. Also included is a
thesaurus and interface that are uniquely designed for Spanish-speaking
MasterFILE Premier: Designed for public libraries and
K-12 schools, MasterFILE Premier contains full text for 1,700
periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education,
general science, multicultural issues, and much more. This database also
contains full text for nearly 500 reference books, over 160,000 primary
source documents, and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
MAS Ultra - School Edition: Designed specifically for
high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500
popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also
provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies,
over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over
510,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text
backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
Science Reference Center: Science Reference Center is
a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a
multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains
full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books,
periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth
& space science, environmental science, health & medicine,
history of science, life science, physics, science & society,
science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
with other 1100 titles, cross searchable with E-Books, this periodical
database 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, histroy, sports and more.
Student Research Center:
Helps middle and high school students find magazine and journal
articles, reference materials, and multimedia files covering all topics.
Contains the following databases: Health Source-Consumer
Edition; MAS Ultra-School Edition; Middle Search Plus; and Science Reference Center. Intended for grades 6-12.
Student Resources In Context
Student Resources In Context is
designed for use by high school students for both homework and in-depth
research assignments. It contains a searchable database of reference
works, biographies, essays, overviews, primary works, images, and
periodical articles from literary, science, health, history, and