Find Articles and Other Online Sources
Pro Tip: many databases have a “Full Text” box on the left to narrow it down to the online articles
Britannica Online Academic Edition – a great place to start when you’re trying to narrow down your question or thesis
Explora for High Schools – another large general database that can be used at different stages of your research. Check the “Encyclopedias” box on the left to get general articles (uncheck other types), check the “Academic journals” box to get higher level research.
Academic Search Complete – a general database with thousands of articles, many of them full text online. Use subject headings in article descriptions to narrow your search.
Other online sources in specific subject areas including literature, psychology, history, politics, education, science, and technology.
Points of View Reference Center – Full text database with multiple sides of controversial issues.
The Electric Typewriter – essays by top journalists on a variety of topics
Connect from Home – you can search these databases from home, just fill in the form to register.
Can’t find what you need? Having problems? Email or come see Ms. Jackson Sanborn.
Search for Books
- For print books, go to the library’s online Catalog
- Choose the catalog link at the top and type in a search – then choose a button to do a keyword, title or author search.
- Results – Call number is on the left, availability is on the right. Click the title to get more info. See Ms. Jackson Sanborn for help!
- You can request books from other libraries, see the bottom of the library homepage for more information.