Library, Arts & Culture Department offers resources that can help with research papers and other homework! Here are a few that are especially helpful to high school students. Check out the full list of databases here.
Peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2014.
General interest database that integrates a variety of sources—newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more. All articles have been published between 1980 and 2014.
More than 600,000 biographical entries on more than 528,000 individuals, spanning history and geography. Also includes multi-media content like videos, images, magazines and newspapers.
In-depth analysis of the most important documents that helped determine U.S. history. Historical context, descriptions of the author's life and circumstances, and document analysis written by professional writers and historians.
Covers today’s hottest social issues, from offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration. Helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more. Pro/con viewpoint essays, primary source documents, biographies of social activists and reformers, court-case overviews, charts and graphs, images, and podcasts.
Extensive compilation of literary commentary. Centuries of analysis from encyclopedias, books and periodicals, delivered in an easy-to-use format that matches the exact look and feel of the print original.