A good general purpose database. Start here for most topics.
Offsite password: empirelink or sutherland
JSTOR is a collection of Journal Articles, Primary Sources and Books. Recommended for more advanced research needs.
Offsite user: sutherlandhs
User: sutherland, password: school
The complete archive of National Geographic magazine from 1888-present, plus e-books and video.
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