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Databases

The ISU Media Center subscribes to a number of general and subject-specific databases, accessible both at school and at home. From home, you will need the passwords. Ask Ms. Hurd for the password bookmark in the library.

PRIMARY:

Kids InfoBits A general information database for K-5.

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SECONDARY:

GALE DATABASES:  Search all the databases at once, or choose specific databases to search simultaneously.

Questia Library: Search over 27,000 volumes and 3 million articles. Create project folders, highlight and take notes, create citations and bibliographies–all online! You can print, but only one page at a time (it’s a copyright thing).  Each user has a different login/password. See Ms. Hurd for details!

Discovering Collection: A middle-grades level general database.

Global Issues: Wonderful database of newspapers from around the world on topics related to world issues. Includes large collection of reference materials, links to primary sources and more.

Health and Wellness Resource Center  Search popular and peer-reviewed articles and pamphlets on all aspects of health.

JSTOR: A college level database with articles on the Social Sciences.

Opposing Viewpoints: Excellent database of articles related to current issues. Provides information from multiple points of view, then you decide!

Science Online: Explore journal articles, video content and more.

Science in Context:  Search thousands of general interest and peer-reviewed, academic articles.

World History: Collection of academic journals, primary source documents, full text reference and multimedia files.

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