Middle School Library

Search Catalog (OPAC)

Databases

World Book: This is the digital version of a World Book encyclopedia. Encyclopedias serve as a good starting point for your research because you can usually find a basic article with background information on your topic.

Login ID: easthillms
Password: worldbook

Grolier: This is a digital version of the Grolier encyclopedia. You will need to log in to use it. 

Login ID: canaccsd
Password: hfmboces

ProQuest: This is a database of newspaper articles.

Gale Databases: This is as extensive group of databases organized by broad topic. You may search all using the search bar at the top of the list this link brings up or pick and choose by selecting the databases that interest you the most.

Login: None needed when accessed from school. From home, you may access these resources by using a public library card. 

Google Scholar: Google scholar is a tool you may use to locate research papers related to your search terms or keywords. You do not need to log in to this resource, however, you may find that some of the results you find are not available in full print form. 

Using Google Scholar is different than using Google because the results are from sources that are more reliable. 

Gannett Newsstand: This database allows you to search local and regional news outlets. 

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