Online Databases

Reasons for use

  • trusted, secure, safe, and educational resources for research, lessons and projects
  • created explicitly for school and students
  • easily searchable and usable resources

Ease of use

  • Very easy, created with teachers and students in mind.

Resources

The following resources are available for Wissahickon teachers, students, and families. For more information about these resources, please contact your school's librarian.

  • ACCESS PA: Statewide Library Catalog. Locate materials for Interlibrary Loan
http://www.accesspa.state.pa.us
  • AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: daily political news, court cases, events, policy & people
http://www.americangovernment.abc-clio.com
  • BIGCHALK LIBRARY: magazine database, History Study Center & Proquest Learning: Literature
http://www.bigchalk.com/myproducts
  • FACTS.COM: including World News Digest, Issues & Controversies, Today's Science and The World Almanac
http://www.2facts.com
  • POWER LIBRARY: collection of resources for a variety of resources
http://www.powerlibrary.org/
  • GALENET: including Literature Resource Center, Biography Resource Center, History Resource Center & Scribner Writers Series
http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/wisstrojans
  • SIRS KNOWLEDGE SOURCE: including SIRS Researcher, SIRS Government Reporter, SIRS Renaissance & SIRS Decades
http://researcher.sirs.com
  • WORLD AND I ONLINE: global culture resource and weekly ESL program
http:/www.worldandischool.com
  • WORLDBOOK ONLINE: encyclopedia
http://www.worldbookonline.com
  • WORLD HISTORY: modern era
http://www.worldhistory.abc-clio.com




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