Gale in Context: Middle School
(Gale) Gale in Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.
Arts & Literature
Gale OneFile: Fine Arts
(Gale) Gale OneFile: Fine Arts places millions of articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Business Insights: Essentials
(Gale) Business Insights: Essentials combines all of the content formerly found in Business & Company Resource Center with a new interface designed around the research goals and workflows of your diverse business research community. Easily find information on companies, industries and more in the context of timely news, statistical data, and in-depth reports.
Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability
(Gale) Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability addresses concerns over the protection of assets, physical or intellectual, ranging from the individual property owner to multinational corporations. Insurance and Liability connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals
Issues & Controversies
(Infobase) Issues & Controversies helps students and researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format, each article presents the key facts, arguments, history, and current context—an ideal resource for research papers, debate preparation, and persuasive writing assignments.
Treaties in the News
(Salem Online) Curated Free Content from Salem Press & Grey House Publishing to Explore Current Events through an Historical Lens.
Databases by Publisher
(Salem Online) This database holds the electronic versions of our Salem Press reference materials. Included in the collection are ebooks on history, and literature. Series titles include: Defining Documents in American History, Defining Documents in World History, Great Events from History, Opinions Throughout History and Value of a Dollar. There are also some current events issues viewed through a historical lens.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Great Events from History: LGBTQ, 2nd Edition
(Salem Online) eBook
Opinions Throughout History – Gender: Roles & Rights
The African American Experience
(ABC-CLIO) NYPL Database
Health & Wellness
Health Source - Consumer Edition
Teen Health & Wellness
(Rosen Digital) Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward, curricular and self-help support. Topics include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide, bullying, green living, and more. Interactive health calculators provide personalize tips, and interactive content-creation content projects invite teens to share their own stories for publication.
Britannica School Elementary
(Encyclopædia Britannica) Britannica School Elementary is for grade levels Pre-K and Elementary (Grades K-4).
CultureGrams™ provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. The reports are written and reviewed by in-country experts and are updated as new information becomes available.
World Edition-Cultural reports for more than 200 countries. Each includes 25 categories such as Land and Climate, History, Personal Appearance, Greetings, Dating and Marriage, Family, Diet, Housing, Holidays, Economy, Education, Health, and more.
Kids Edition-This collection of more than 185+ country reports teaches upper elementary-aged and middle school users about the world around them. Each report includes up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, a historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, "life as a kid," and more.
States Edition-These colorful and easy-to-read state reports help upper elementary-aged students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Reports include maps, flags, symbols, and timelines, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and more.
Provinces Edition-This edition contains kid-friendly reports on all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Reports include images, maps, charts, data tables, and fun facts, plus sections on the environment, culture, government, first inhabitants, and more.
Explora Primary Schools
(Ebsco) Explora Primary Schools pulls together content from various EBSCO resources and offers an searching/browsing interface suitable for younger students. This database provides primary school students access to articles, essays, and videos pertaining to a wide range of topics including animals, art and music, biography, geography, language arts, health, math, science, and social studies (includes reading level indicators (Lexile Measures).
National Geographic Kids
(Gale) National Geographic Kids: Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.
One More Story
One More Story contains the best picture books read aloud any time, anywhere.
Newspapers and Magazines
Gale OneFile: News
(Gale) Gale OneFile:News Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines
(Gale) Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines includes the most searched magazines focusing on current events, sports, science and health issues.
(Ebsco) Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.
Readers Advisory & Information Science
Gale OneFile: Information Science
(Gale) Gale OneFile: Information Science provides access to scholarly journals and trade publications essential for information professionals (librarians) and other knowledge workers. The database offers coverage of topics including information infrastructure, metadata architecture, publishing, and more.
NoveList K-8 Plus
(Ebsco) NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
(Ebsco) NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.
Reference Research (Specialized Dictionaries, Encyclopedias and Handbooks)
(Gale) Gale eBooks is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7. Because each library creates its own eBook collection, the content you see may vary if you use the database at different libraries (your school, or your public library).
Science & Technology
Science Reference Center
(Ebsco) Contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
Teachers & Education
(Ebsco) ERIC (Education Resources Information Center) is an authoritative database of indexed and full-text education literature and resources. Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, it is an essential tool for education researchers of all kinds.
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection
(Ebsco) Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection indexes 550+ scholarly peer-reviewed journals back to 1965 on a wide range of psychiatric and psychological subjects.