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Library Secondary Databases (PX): Home

Tap into the invisible web with these premium databases. Google can't access these, but you can by using the username and password provided by your librarian.

General Informational Databases: Use these to replace Wikipedia

Fine Arts Databases

Oxford Music

Oxford Art

Britannica Image Quest: Includes art collections


Image Databases

Britannica Image Quest: Millions of rights-cleared images

Getty Art Virtual Library




Professional Development Databases for Educators

EBSCO Host: Contains ERIC & Professional Development Collection 



Multi-disciplinary Databases

EBSCO Explora: A mix of scholarly and general interest content

Opposing Viewpoints

JSTOR: Academic journals

Science & Math Databases

Science in Context

EBSCO Host: Contains Psychology, Behavioral Sciences, and Health

BrainPop (See tech coach or teacher for log-in)

Math Encyclopedia

Earth Encyclopedia

National Geographic Virtual Library

English/Literature Databases

Literature Resource Center: Literary criticism and biographies

Blooms Literature: Literary criticism

Novelist: Readalikes and award-winning fiction

Social Studies Databases

US History in Context

World History in Context

EBSCO Host: Contains Psychology and TopicSearch on contemporary topics

Culturegrams: U.S. and world geography

Opposing Viewpoints

National Geographic Virtual Library

Historical Digital Library: Free directory of links


Useful Research Tools


Citation Machine

MLA Formatting Guide (By Purdue's Online Writing Lab, OWL)

Google Scholar: Search engine for scholarly articles

Diigo: Bookmark and tag helpful websites

Zotero: Keep track of sources and create Works Cited

UnPaywall: Chrome extension to help locate free versions of science articles Science-specific browser

News Databases

Link to Elementary Database Page

Databases Provided By Other Institutions

For More Information

For more information about these databases please contact Marie Slaby or Kathy Lynch.