Databases & Websites

WHAT IS A DATABASE?
A library database is an online resource (it is not a website) that the we 
subscribe to(pay for)  that contains articles and information from print 
sources such as magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference books. An 
article database enables you to search through thousands (sometimes 
millions) of different magazines, journals and newspapers to find articles 
on a particular topic. Some of the articles you will find are Full Text. 
  1. HISTORY & SOCIAL SCIENCE DATABASES & BIOGRAPHIES
  2. HEALTH - PSYCHOLOGY & SCIENCE DATABASES
  3. LITERATURE-ENGLISH-NOVELS DATABASES
  4. NEWSPAPER DATABASES in School Only
  5. VIDEOS
  6. CAREERS
  7. LEARN A TEST
  8. ART - DRAMA- FILM - MUSIC
  9. LANGUAGE LEARNING
  10. More Databases from State Library Service



HISTORY & SOCIAL SCIENCE DATABASES & BIOGRAPHIES

BHS Card Catalog  
* Card Catalog to Look up Books

BRITANNICA DATABASES
* Encyclopedia Britannica for High School - Country Comparisons & World Facts

* Annals of American History - Primary Documents

* World Data Analyst

IN CONTEXT DATABASES
* US History In Context
Excellent Source for US I and II projects

* Biography in Context
Excellent Source When you are studying a particular person in history.

Gale Virtual Reference Library of E Books. (U.S. HISTORY, WORLD HISTORY, POP CULTURE)* Gale Virtual Reference Center E BOOKS
* American Decades *American Eras *Ancient Greece & Rome
* Espionage History *Encyc of Genoncide * Encyc of Islam & Middle East
* Encyc of Popular Culture * US Immigration * U.S. Encyc. of Economic History

AMERICAN HISTORY & AMERICAN GOVERNMENT - BY ABC- CLIO
* American Government & History by ABC -Clio username is burncoat password is student if using this from home

WORLD HISTORY & CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES - IN CONTEXT DATABASES BY GALE
* World History In Context
Excellent Source for US I and II and World History Topics n- Choose US or World

* Global Issues In Context
Excellent Source for US I and II and World History Topics n- Choose US or World

* Opposing View Points in Context

PRO CON DEBATES

* ProCon.org
Procon.org is a great non-profit website that provides quality information on current debatable issues.
They present both pro and con sides to many issues.






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HEALTH - PSYCHOLOGY & SCIENCE DATABASES

*  Physical & Mental Health & Wellness
Excellent for Psych, Health Projects, Anatomy, and Biology


*
Science in Context


* Encyclopedia Britanica for High School Search Topic & Adjust Reading Level for Yourself

* Info Trac for Students
Now with over 1,300 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, and e books.


* Psychology Database
This collection gives individuals a basic understanding of the study of the mind, emotions and how the human mind
develops and diminishes over time. Researchers will have access to hundreds of subject-appropriate full-text periodicals

SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER & SCIENCE EXPLORER BY - EBSCO
* SCIENCE REFERENCE CENTER & EXPLORER "> username is burncoat and password is student if needed from home


Gale - E Books - SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
* Gale Science & Medical E-Books "> Gale Medical Encyclopedias - E Books * Encyclopedia of Cancer, Genetic Disorders, Medicine, Bio Ethics
* Encyclopedia of Medicine * Encyclopedia of Science
* Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders * Encyclopedia of Cancer
* Encyclopedia of Bio Ethics * Biology
* Science & It's Times
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LITERATURE-ENGLISH-NOVELS DATABASES

Encyclopedia Britanica for High School

Literature Resource Center
Research authors and their works, literary movements and genres. Search across several major Literature
databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, literature criticism, reviews,
biographical information and overviews.


Shakespeare Full Text OnLine from MIT

Literature Websites!Poetry sites, biographies, Lit criticism,
author sites, Sparknotes, and more!Excellent for your projects!

Gale Virtual Reference Center
Gale Virtual Reference Library is a database for Literature has E books on literary works, literary criticism, biographical infomation and more.
your school, your public library, or your office).



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NEWSPAPER DATABASES in School Only

The Boston Globe Databases 1985 to present

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VIDEOS

*   Discovery StreamingDiscovery streaming has Great curricular video clips. 
Teacher Access - if you don't know your username and password type in your 10 digit phone number
that you use for Aesop. Your password will be discovery. You can then go in and change your
password to whatever you choose.

Student Access - students can create accounts as well. Students username is similar to their school
email address. Username is student.ID# (example: student.654321) and the password is discovery.


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CAREERS

Vocations & Career Database
Finding the right career can be a daunting and high stakes task: finding an appropriate
institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career are all topics covered by this collection, providing current
and applicable content for all vocational milestones. Offering content from nearly 400 journals, this collection provides content
from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.


Massachusetts Career Information
You can access MassCIS by entering your User Name and Password
OR by matching your local town (or Post Office) with the correct
ZIP Code.


U.S. Occupational Handbook
Welcome to the Nation′s premier source for career information! The profiles featured
here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to
Become One, Pay, and more. Each profile also includes BLS employment projections for
the 2010–20 decade.


Career Videos to Help you Understand
What a Particular Career Entails./a>


Naviance; College & Career Readiness


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LEARN A TEST

Learn A Test
To get an account for this, you will need a public library card. Please see Mrs. Curran at the BHS Library if you don't have one. This is an amazing database
to help you study for SAT, ACT, Increase your skills in math, English. Teacher test, Fire and police tests, GED and Accu-Placer exam, and more!!!

Massachusetts Driving Permit Practice Exams

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ART - DRAMA- FILM - MUSIC

Gale Virtual Reference Center
Gale Virtual Reference Library E Books --
* Encyclopedia of Cinema, Film & Film Makers, Clothing, Time Periods,

Encyclopedia Britanica for High School
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LANGUAGE LEARNING

Power Speak

Spanish Encyclopedpia
Encyclopedia Britanica in Spanish

Duo Lingo
Try this free site to help you learn a new language


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More Databases from State Library Service

Massachusetts Databases

Worcester Public Library Databases


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