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If you are using the journals from home or a Chromebook, you will need passwords for some of the databases.  
Use this link: Passwords for Databases

Here are descriptions of the CHS databases that students can access at school and home. Read carefully- using the right database can really enhance your research!

Delivers one search access to digital collections of government documents, images, maps, videos, text, podcasts & more.http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/Provides curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases, drugs & alcohol, nutrition, mental health, family life, sexuality and more.

Index to the monthly French language current affairs publication. Please ask Library staff if you would like access to an issue.The world's largest classical music library offers streaming access to more than 1,572,700 tracks. Also features jazz, classic rock, and background information.
Includes more than 150,000 multimedia resources including feature films, documentary videos, images, and articles.


EBSCO DATABASEShttp://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1142192&profile=ehcs&groupid=mainEXPLORA:  An easy-to-use interface that searches all of our Ebsco databases at once!  Use this search engine first!
http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/basic?vid=0&sid=6aec9c75-bfed-471e-831f-10fa7a1d338e%40sessionmgr120Designed to meet the needs of high school students enrolled in Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate programs, this database contains more than 4500 full-text journals and magazines dating back to 1985.http://web.b.ebscohost.com/ehost/search/basic?vid=0&sid=6e77c383-ab12-4684-b900-5de9557032c0%40sessionmgr101Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of 185 issues.
http://web.a.ebscohost.com/pov/search/basic?vid=0&sid=6cb5249d-92e8-4742-88a6-6bceb7bb90e3%40sessionmgr4006This database includes leading Canadian and international periodicals as well as many Canadian reference books and an image collection containing more than one million photos, maps and flags. The collection also includes images from Canadian Press.http://web.b.ebscohost.com/hrc/search/basic?vid=0&sid=4bc8b687-c75d-4d0c-82af-7f0c8936f279%40pdc-v-sessmgr01Journal and magazine articles on historical topics.

Contains full text for thousands of primary source documents, journals, reference books, etc.http://web.b.ebscohost.com/lrc/search/basic?vid=0&sid=e06d6cd5-7c6f-4fdc-80b7-7c511254a5db%40sessionmgr104
Contains information on thousands of authors and their works through literary journals, reference works, author interviews, etc.
http://web.b.ebscohost.com/scirc/search/basic?vid=0&sid=ab38b5de-6b0c-4a51-ac10-6bc6f20e32b0%40sessionmgr120This research database contains more than 200 science periodicals as well as reference books, biographies, and images.

http://eb.comA trusted general reference encyclopedia.
Available in French and English. No password required.
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&custid=s1142192&profile=ehost&defaultdb=funk&groupid=mainThis database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas
Written for younger, native French speakers and readers and those who speak French as a second language. Contains illustrated articles, advice from teachers and specialists, and curriculum-matched content.
http://french.eb.comFrench language learning tool appropriate for grade 9-10 Core French students, contains encyclopedia articles, atlas, news, and a French-English dictionary.
http://french.eb.comAn extensive collection of French language resources appropriate for grade 11-12 Core French and all Immersion students. In addition to 38000 encyclopedia articles, it contains an atlas, timelines, news and current events, and multimedia.

The CBC Digital Archives website makes available a wealth of CBC Radio and CBC Television clips from more than 75 years of broadcasting. Browse our recommended features or our categories and topics, discover great programs, interviews, and personalities from the past, learn more about Canada’s and world’s history, and access educational materials for students from grades six through 12.
National Film Board of Canada.  Many films in both English and French can be streamed on this site free of charge.  The Collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. We showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians—stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).