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 Website visits since September, 2005


What's available and how to use it:



  • EBSCOhost Web - Periodical articles, dictionary, short entry encyclopedia and primary documents and pictures. Several specialized databases in one - including education database easier reading materials and a health database.
  • EBSCOhost Espanol - Periodical articles, dictionary, short entry encyclopedia and primary documents with the index in Spanish.
  • TOPICsearch - Click on a topic of interest: magazines, newpapers, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, opinion polls, current issues and government information. (Usernames and passwords are available in the Library or see Dr. Williams)




  • Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content. (Usernames and passwords are available in the Library or see Dr. Williams)


  • Recognized worldwide as the standard in online plagiarism prevention, Turnitin helps educators and students take full advantage of the internet's educational potential. Used by thousands of institutions in over fifty countries, Turnitin's products promote originality in student work, improve student writing and research skills, encourage collaborative learning, and save valuable instructor time. Research Resources is a very valuable link to citing sources that you may wish to utilize when working on research papers in your classes. Teachers: please see Dr. Williams about this program for further details.

Country Reports





Grolier Online and Jeffco Public Library Research Databases


        CountryReports provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries         of the         world. With unique content from around the world, our members rely on us to keep our         database            concise and current.K-12 students, kids, libraries, business and tourists appreciate                                        CountryReport's ability to meet their needs. 

  • Do you know that you no longer need to have your library card to access Grolier Online free from the Jefferson County Public Library? If you don't, please ask Dr. Williams!!! The Grolier Online encyclopedia contains the following databases: America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, and Neuva Enciclopedia Cumbre en linea. Licensed from Grolier, Inc. Username: jcpl, Password: jcpl. Jeffco Public Library also has research databases available; however, you need a public library card for some of them. Please click on the link to the left for access.

  • Prospector includes books, DVDs and CDs!
  • We have incorporated facets for limiting results, book jackets and other design elements
  • If you prefer our classic interface it is still available
  • Prospector has over 11 million unique titles and 30 million copies

  • An online "best web reference/resource list" from New Trier High School in Illinois.  Overall, an outstanding list of free web resources.

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