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SHS Library Databases and E-Resources: All Databases

Tutorials and information on the databases and e-resources available to the SHS community.

Login with your school Google account!

Our most popular databases now offer Google sign-in!  You must use your nhsau57 email to utilize this feature for

  • Biography
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • US and World History
  • Science
  • Virtual Reference (e-books) 


 SHS Library Database Passwords 

If you are logged into your nhsau57 account you'll be able to access the Google doc linked above.  Otherwise, please contact the library for assistance accessing the databases. 

Academic Databases & E-Resources

General Resources

Book Recommendations
​Brainfuse - homework help/live tutors (Kelley Library*

Britannica Encyclopedia
Classroom Video on Demand 
​EBSCO - Academic Search Premier
EBSCO Explora for High School 

Image Quest - Image database 
Learning Express Library – Test Prep for AP, SAT, ACT, ASVAB and career resources (Kelley Library*)
Virtual Reference (Gale e-books)

Resources Organized Alphabetically By Discipline  

Arts and Culture

Naxos Streaming Music (funded by Kelley Library*)          
Pop Culture Universe     


Chilton Auto Repair  (Funded by Kelley Library*)


Biography in Context 
Heritage Quest (funded by Kelley Library*)


Business and Company Resource Library (funded by Kelley Library*)
Business Source Premier  Company Profiles, Market Reports
Job Now - employment/resume assistance (Kelley Library*)

Reference USA (Kelley Library)*


Geography and World Culture

Virutal Reference Geography E-book Collection 


Consumer Health Complete
Science in Context

Science Online (funded by Kelley Library*)

Virtual Reference - Health e-books 


Daily Life through History - US & Global 
Historical Newspapers

Pop Culture Universe 
U.S. History in Context 
US History e-books - Virtual Reference subcollection
World History in Context 

World History e-books - Virtual Reference subcollection
World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society


Issues and Controversies (funded by Kelley Library*) 
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Topic Search EBSCO 


Consumer Health Complete in Spanish
Transparent Language - learn a new language! (funded by Kelley Library*)


Naxos Streaming Music (funded by Kelley Library*) 


ERIC: Education Resource Info. Center 
EBSCO for Educators (funded by the DOE)
EBSCO Explora Resources for Teachers

Teacher Resources


Science in Context
Virtual Reference - Psychology e-books 


Journal of Chemical Education (in-school computer use only)
Science in Context 

Science News - see the library or your science teacher for access

Science Online (funded by Kelley Library*)

Virtual Reference - Science e-books 

* If in the high school or public library please see the circulation desk for assistance.  You will need a Kelley library card to access their databases from a remote location.  


Online Presentation Tools

Technology Tools Available
email for access information

 This web tool allows you to create comics with a simple drag and drop.  Students can even upload their own pictures to personalize their digital story.    

 While Smore has always offered free accounts to create flyers, they recently rolled out a classroom management tool that allows teachers to easily manage student accounts and view work.

VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments by voice, text, or video.

​ Wevideo is an online video editor that offers 600 formats of audio, graphics, green screen, special effects, speed control and the ability to upload finished products right into your Google Drive.  

 Our Google Apps for Education accounts give us access to Google Sites and with their recent updates it is worth checking out. Sites allows you or your students to create websites - learn more at


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