Ithaca High School Library, Ithaca NY

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General Databases

Includes pro-con articles and summaries on hot topics, general reference, government documents & arts and humanities resources
Pro-con articles on contemporary issues with topic overviews, opposing viewpoint editorials, statistics and primary source documents
A one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines; millions of articles
Our largest, most comprehensive database, including New York Times articles back to 1980, regional & international newspapers, legal research & statistics
Academic peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters & primary source documents
Featuring literature, science and history information, including in-depth biographies, timelines, and literary criticism
Includes art image gallery, teacher resources, environmental issues & consumer health
Find articles about local and regional New York State issues
Subject-specific databases, including health, business, environment, arts & gender studies
Electronic reference for literature, biography, history, arts, multicultural studies and more
Electronic reference on literature, authors and history

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

General encyclopedia

Literature & Literary Criticism

Information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes
Full text poems, short stories, plays, author biographies, and criticism
Find good reads, reviews and author bios, as well as read-alikes and book discussions
Search our large permanent collection of literary criticism reference titles for critical essays, biographies, and summaries

History: U.S.

Primary sources, news, and analysis that provides valuable context for major events, wars, cultural trends, and people in American history
Major events, news, analysis and context for each decade of the 20th Century

History: Global

Primary sources and multimedia content shed light on ancient societies and cultures as well as current global issues
Award-winning reporting and analysis on current social and political issues
Information on all nations including history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.


Contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics, this database showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues
Millions of journal articles covering biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology
Coverage of agriculture and its related fields, from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture

Health & wellness

The world’s largest medical library, with information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues. Always reliable and up-to-date
Covers the complete range of health care topics, full-text periodicals, reference books, and videos demonstrating medical procedures
Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine