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.
The Poetry Foundation is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exists to discover and celebrate the best poetry and to place it before the largest possible audience. Find Poets, Poems and anything and everything to do with Poetry. GREAT site!
"How To" resources for the Gale Databases and E-Reference books
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.
Anything and everything you need to know about the United States. Voting statistics, population clock, Quick Facts, Topics, Data, Info-graphics, and more.
Your window into Federal Statistics
Comprehensive encyclopedia that includes text, videos, images, and other documents for your research.
Comprehensive website on all things Supreme Court.
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.
(See Ms. Smith for the Log In Code)
The CIA World Fact Book provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Includes maps, regions, flags, physical/political maps, Ocean Maps, and Timezones
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.