Below are the databases to which West and East High students and staff have access. These can be used from home. All that is needed is the password list, which is available in the library. Stop in to pick one up, or fill out the form at the bottom of this page and one will be sent to you via email.

General Research Databases

These sites contain sources for a
wide variety of different topics and
subject areas.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library
eBook Collection

Gale Power SearchSearch all Gale Databases

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ProQuest Sites Researcher provides resources on many different world and controversial issues.

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The Ebsco Advanced Placement Source is a full-service database, with access to articles from over 5,000 different journals on a wide variety of topics.
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Ebsco's Student Resource Center Database is designed for high school students. You can search for information for many different subjects, and can find research from different sources - magazines, books, speeches and more.
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The Point of View Reference Center presents a series of essays on different sides of controversial issues, and will help you begin your research plan.

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This online encyclopedia provides entries on thousands of different topics.

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This online version of the World Book Encyclopedia has entries on thousands of topics, along with pictures, maps, videos and more.

History Databases

These databases contain
information that will be useful
to students looking for research
on historical topics.
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Ebsco's History Reference Center is a database designed for historical research. It contains journal articles, pictures, encyclopedias, videos and many other references

Literature Databases

Check these databases for
research materials on authors, and works of
literature.
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Science Databases

Check these databases for
research materials for the
natural sciences.
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Gale General Science database has thousands of articles and resources dedicated to the general sciences.

Other Research Resources

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