Take the Pledge!
I will use the SHS databases FIRST before Google or Wikipedia!
The SHS Library has purchased high quality and relevant Databases for our educational community. Many of them can be used with your Google school accounts. Start here FIRST before you move on to Google or Wikipedia for all your research needs.
Examines writers, works, characters, and movements and events in world literature.
What ARE the Gale Databases?
They are 26 various databases offered through the Vermont Online Library. They are comprehensive searchable databases that offer a gateway into a variety of subjects from full-text magazine and newspaper articles, foreign language learning, car repair, homework help, and resources focusing on science, business, history, health and wellness, and much more. They provide student and educators with 24/7 hour access to information from home or school.
Click here to search ALL the Gale Databases
Free reference books at your fingertips 24/7.
Need a specific Reference Book? Click here.
Database on all things Culinary.
Digitized Newspapers by the Library of Congress.
Comprehensive encyclopedia that includes text, videos, images, and other documents for your research.
Looking for ways to encourage students to research and use the databases? Click on the buttons below for scavenger hunts, lesson plans, on demand videos, tip sheets and more.
Comprehensive Database on all things US History
Comprehensive Database on many controversial Issues.
Comprehensive Database on all things Science
People, Places, and Subjects
Here you will have access to a variety of databases for your research.
There's an App for That!
If you have a smartphone (iPhone or Droid), you can get a free app to access all 26 Gale databases the library subscribes to. Click on the AML (Access My Library) icon to get started! You will need to enter the library's password just the first time you use the app--ask us if you don't know what it is.