These databases are available for both home and school use.  They are password protected.  The librarians will be delighted to provide you with passwords upon request.



SIRS - Link to SIRS Researcher

A comprehensive portal offering centralized access to all SIRS products which target the needs of students with best-of-content selected to support research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects.

CultureGrams - Link to CultureGrams

Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture.  In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada.

World Book Encyclopedia

World Book Encyclopedia - Link to World Book Encyclopedia

The world's best-selling encyclopedia is available 24/7 online.  Check out the extra digital features!


JSTOR Collections - Link to JSTOR Collections

Provides thousands of scholarly and academic journals with a focus on international publications and primary sources.  It includes articles on thousands of topics but focuses on the Humanities, Sciences, and the Social Sciences.

JSTOR Global Plants - Link to JSTOR Global Plants

Global Plants is the world's largest database of digitized plant specimens and a locus for international scientific research and collaboration.



Includes information on African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa.

Gale Group

Gale Group - Link to Gale Group

Modules in Gale Resources include:  Biography, Global Issues, High School Reference, Middle School Reference, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, U.S. History, World History, Gale Literary Sources, Scribner Writer Series, Twayne's Author Series, Leadership and Management, and Literature Resource Center


 Soundzabound -   Link to Soundzaboud

Offers a wide variety of music, audio themes, and sound effects that ensures your copyright safety.  Perfect for podcasts, PowerPoint, videos, news shows, video yearbooks, digital storytelling, presentations, TV broadcasts, web design, and more!