Student Resources in Context

Includes access to over 150 ebooks, as well as full text of magazines and newspapers, and multimedia.
More than 150 titles from Gale and its publishing partners include:
  • American Decades 
  • Discovering Authors 
  • Gale Encyclopedia of Science 
  • St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
  • Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations 
Full-text newspapers and periodicals include The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and many more.
Engage users with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections: archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, NPR, and more.
Interactive maps encourage deeper investigation.


AK Driving TEST Practice

A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content.

Your source for science news. We gather news from wherever science is happening, including directly from scientists, college and university press offices, popular and peer-reviewed journals, and dozens of National Science Foundation science and engineering centers.

A comprehensive database that allows teens (and those who care about teens) to research health-related issues important to their well-being. It’s both a research/report tool and a self-help resource.


High School - SLED Database

  • Academic Search Premier
    Full text periodicals covering nearly all subjects.
  • Alaska's Digital Archives
    A repository of digitized historical manuscripts, photographs, newspapers, maps, books, and other publications, along with significant personal collections.
  • TOPICsearch
    Selected articles relating to school debate topics and current events.
  • Book Collection: Nonfiction
    Full text popular nonfiction books in basic science, history, social sciences, art, careers, health, adventure, technology, and other topics.
  • Consumer Health Complete
    Comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content.
  • Explora for Grades 6-12
    A dedicated, graphically oriented search for EBSCO's health and education related databases geared towards grades 6-12.
  • GreenFILE
    Index and abstracts of scholarly, government, and general-interest publications covering human impact on the environment, such as global warming, green building, and renewable energy.
  • MAS Ultra - School Edition
    Magazines for students in high school.
  • NoveList
    Information designed to help match books with readers.
  • Oxford Premium Reference Collection
    Over 100 English and bilingual dictionaries, books of quotations, maps, timelines, and more.
  • Testing - Learning EXpress

    Standardized test preparation materials, practice tests, career and resume guides, and information on colleges, graduate schools, specialty and career programs. Also includes tutorials for some standard software.
  • AKCIS - Alaska College and Career Information System
  • Points of View Reference Center - Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue.