Encyclopedias and Databases

Gale Resources

Student Resources In Context offers authoritative, cross-curricular content aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards, and presents that material in the way most useful for students. This unique database provides stellar support for papers, projects, and presentations while reinforcing the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation.

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“When you need reliable, verifiable, quantifiable, accurate information, go where the experts go. INSPIRE offers magazines, encyclopedias, and other resources to all Indiana residents. Research current events, science, business, health, notable people, hobbies, and much more from your library, school, home or office.”


Teen Health and Wellness

Award-winning, critically acclaimed online resource—provides middle and high school students with nonjudgmental, straightforward, standards-aligned, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, financial literacy, and more. Free app available for smartphones.

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Issues and Controversies

For those times you need very up-to-date scholarly information on “more than 800 hot topics in business, politics, government, education, and popular culture”.


World Book

Online encyclopedia best for middle and high school students featuring Kid, Student, Advanced and Spanish language searching. Articles also include, sounds, images, maps, and videos, as well as links to authoritative websites, timelines, and EBSCO magazines. Daily headline news articles and Primary Source documents are also featured.

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