Middle School Online Research
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The premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects. With millions of articles in both PDF and HTML full-text format and sim-ultaneous, unlimited usage, researchers are able to find accurate, timely information quickly. Gale's InterLink technology intelligently connects contextually-relevant results from your library's eBook collection on GVRL within articles in a user's search results. The Topic Finder tool adds power and depth to searches, allowing students to mine their search results and develop their research focus in ways never before available.
Biography In Context, a next-generation online portal, is built on a founda-tion of more than 700,000 biographies of more than 500,000 people gath-ered from more than 170 award-winning Gale reference sources. It deliv-ers up-to-date, authoritative reference content integrated with the most in-demand resources—video, audio, podcasts, and more—through a Web-like experience.
Opposing Viewpoints In Context answers the call for a better way to explore today's most hotly debated topics. This next-generation portal delivers a range of perspec-tives on important issues. Users find a remarkable compilation of proven reference content—including the award-winning Opposing Viewpoints series from Greenhaven Press— integrated with the best multimedia available today. With its scope and depth, Opposing Viewpoints In Context supports virtually any curricular, academic, or general-interest need. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills.
Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science In Con-text features authoritative information covering all major science topics. This revo-lutionary, curriculum-oriented online experience is designed to boost achievement for students and researchers. Science In Context integrates content from compre-hensive Gale reference sets (Encyclopedia of Science, Chemical Elements, Science in Dispute, and Macmillan Science Library), as well as topic overviews, biographies, periodical articles from noted publications, images and videos, detailed experi-ments from Experiment Central, biographies, and dictionaries.
Gale’s Research In Context is designed to bridge the gap between the Kids In-foBits resource for elementary school students and the subject-specific Gale In Context family, developed primarily for high school and undergraduate students.
Not a pro and con database, Global Issues in Context ties together sources to present a rich analysis of issues - social, political, military, economic, environmental, science relat-ed, health related, cultural - and headlines in world hot spots. It provides information seekers with a framework to better understand 21st-century issues and events while highlighting global connections and the interdependence of all nations.
Global Issues in Context focuses on broad issues, such as war, genocide, terrorism, hu-man rights, poverty, famine, globalization, world trade, nuclear proliferation, and global warming, as well as more specific events and topics in the news that are related to these broader issues. It also includes detailed information on nations to provide a foundation for cross-cultural studies and, International periodicals and news sources that bring ad-ditional insight and currency.
Combining outstanding primary and secondary historical sources with great multi-media, World History In Context reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare primary sources combine with reliable references to put content into context for every learner. A Web-like interface and intuitive functionality lead to a comprehensive selection of multimedia results that put the tools of the historian into users' hands with an ease and engagement never before experienced.
Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It's a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, relia-ble, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics. It features a new, modern, graphical interface and improved navigation based on feedback from both our existing customers and student users. The design helps kids explore the product and gain comfort with database searching.
Easy Bib contains tools to research topics, make notecards, create outlines, write papers or essays and create bibliographies. Students must make their initial account from a school or library computer.
Easy to use and always up-to-date, ABC-CLIO online resources help students become better critical thinkers and more effective researchers. Whether students are researching an assigned topic, learning to support an argument, writing a research paper, or prepping for a class discussion and debate. The library offers four ABC-CLIO databases for your research needs:
- American History
- Pop Culture Universe
- World Geography
- World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras
To use our online databases, call the library at 995-4281, ext. 205 to obtain the username and password from the librarian.