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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.

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Remote Resources Quick Links: 
 

Sora - new ebook/audiobook platform     Sora help guide: https://sau57.org/sora

Accessing Academic Databases Remotely 

Research Tools:    NoodleTools Citation Manager      MLA Guide

Donated Database Access

Thanks to the generosity of many companies the databases and e-resources noted at the link below are providing free access to support remote learning.

Gale in Context High School - access to NYT and other research resources

Digital Bookshelf - username: ABDO Secondary password: 2020

Audible - a collection of free audiobooks

Teen Book Cloud - graphic novels and other books for independent reading

NoodleTools

Before you start to research....

  • Create a new project folder in your NoodleTools Account
  • Add/Export sources to the folder as you find them

Why?

  • Staying organized is critical when doing research
  • NT will help you get back to your electronic sources
  • Creating a MLA formatted Works Cited page will be a snap

Need help?  See Ms. Hopkins in the library or visit the help guide at sau57.org/noodletools

Online Presentation Tools

Technology Tools Available
email rachel.hopkins@sau57.org for access information

 

 Use smore to create online flyers, posters, newsletters, etc.
 

smore help guide - sau57.org/smore

student smore access - smore.com/students


 

 comic strip generator

help guide - sau57.org/storyboardthat

student access link  



​ online video editor/creator

help guide - sau57.org/wevideo


 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 sau57.org/googlesites

Academic Databases & E-Resources

Click on the for username/password information.  

General Resources

Biography in Context  undefined
Britannica Encyclopedia 
Classroom Video on Demand 
CREDO Source Reference 
Gale e-books  

Day USA - Current Events 
EBSCO Explora for High School 

Image Quest - Images available for educational re-use 

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - Pro/Con database 

 

Resources Organized Alphabetically By Discipline  

Arts and Culture

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

Automotive

Chilton Auto Repair  (Funded by Kelley Library*)

Biography/Genealogy 

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

Business

Business and Company Resource Library (funded by Kelley Library*)
Business Source Premier  Company Profiles, Market Reports

English

Film and Theater e-books 

Literature e-books 

Novelist - find your next book to read 

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center - available through June 30 

Geography and World Culture

Culturegrams 
 

Health

Consumer Health Complete
Science in Context 

 

History

African American Experience 
Daily Life through History - US & Global 
Digital Public Library of America - access to digitized primary sources
Historical Newspapers

Pop Culture Universe - US after 1900 
U.S. History in Context 
World History in Context 

World at War 

Issues


Opposing Viewpoints in Context 
Topic Search EBSCO 

Languages

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

Music

Naxos Streaming Music (funded by Kelley Library*) 

Professional

ERIC: Education Resource Info. Center 
EBSCO for Educators
EBSCO Explora Resources for Teachers

Teacher Resources

Science

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

Science News for Students
Science Online (funded by Kelley Library*)

 

* 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.