Research Databases - sources for essays

           Student Resources in Context         Password: silverado

Gale in Context

When you have a paper, project, or presentation to complete, the hardest part is figuring out where to start. Gale In Context: High School simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database. While online browsers can serve up unreliable or incomplete results, this database lets you explore vetted primary sources, biographies, critical essays, and other materials in many formats — giving you deeper context to high-interest topics. All articles can be read to the user (by the computer), translated into 13 languages, sent to an email, downloaded, saved and printed, and cited in MLA format.   

              Opposing Viewpoints         Password: silverado

Opposing Viewpoints

This database specializes in the pros and cons of social issues.  

Having a clear, compelling point of view on today’s most debated political and social issues requires finding the most credible facts and insights. Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints simplifies your search by bringing together thousands of resources to provide authoritative articles, research reports, videos, and statistics. This database steers you away from unreliable content that online browsers sometimes serve up and helps you draw your own conclusions about global warming, the minimum wage, and hundreds of other debated topics. It also contains full text reference books, essays, magazine, journal and newspaper articles, websites, audio and visual files, and still images. All articles can be read to the user (by the computer), translated into 13 languages, sent to an email, downloaded, saved and printed, and cited in MLA format.