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East Rochester MLA/Senior High Library: Library Databases1

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Library Databases

Please contact Ms. Luce if you have any questions about any of these resources.  

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A Great Place to Start

Gale in Context: High School

A great place to begin researching a wide variety of topics. Includes articles from encyclopedias, newspapers, and magazines.

 

Gale in Context: Middle School

This is a great database aimed at middle school, but also good for high school students.

 

Britannica School

Britannica School is a great place to find articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.

 

World Book

A general encyclopedia on many topics. Great place to start researching. Information on many different topics

 

 

Best for MLA Research

Gale in Context: Middle School

This is a great database aimed at middle school, but also good for high school students.

 

FactCite

A great place to find biographies, American history, science and mythology.

 

Britannica School

Britannica School is a great place to find articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.

 

World Book

A general encyclopedia on many topics. Great place to start researching. Information on many different topics

 

 

Biographies (aka People)

Fact Cite

A great place to find biographies, American history, science and mythology.

 

 

For Teachers

TeachingBooks

 

Safari Montage

Login using SchoolTool username and password

BrainPop

 

BrainPop ESL

 

 

English Literature

 

Bloom's Literature

Bloom's Literature provides overviews, synopses, analyses, and literary criticism of thousands of works.

 

Gale eBooks

Contains many electronic books on literature topics, including the reference series Short Stories for Students.

 

Gale Literature Criticism Online

Provides the largest, most extensive compilation of literary commentary available.

(This is offered through the public library. You must use your public library card information to use this database.)

 

 

Controversial Topics

Issues and Controversies

Online library of current event topics.

 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Articles on controversial topics.

 

 

History

FactCite

A great place to find biographies, American history, science and mythology.

 

World History: Ancient/Medieval

 

World History: The Modern Era

 

American History

 

World Religions

 

 

E-Book Collection

Gale eBooks

Password: bombers

Sora (Audiobooks and ebooks)

Sign into the Monroe #1 BOCES Digital Library to check out eBooks and Audiobooks anytime.

 

Careers

Career Cruising

Information on careers and colleges.

Username: east
Password: rochester

 

People and Cultures

Culture Grams

Information on countries and US states.

Username: erochester
Password: elem