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*Research Databases

Biography in Context

Points of View Reference Center
Current articles that present multiple sides of current issues.

Oxford Art Online

INFOTRAC
Wide range of research databases containing a variety of content from academic journals to general magazines.

Opposing View Points
Differing points of view on a wide range of social issues.

Readers' Guide Full Text
Full text articles from journals as far back as 1994.

Social Issues in America
Sharpe Online source for the study of issues facing American society today.

Science in Context
Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects.

Global Issues in Context
Information and articles offering in-depth coverage of contemporary world issues. 

U.S. History in Context
Information and articles on a wide range of topics in U.S. History. Search by keyword or browse topics.

World History in Context
Information and articles on World History topics. Search by keyword or browse topics.

Full Text eBooks

Gale Virtual Reference Library (eBooks on a wide variety of subjects)

eBooks from ABC CLIO, Infobase, & Salem Press



*Home Access to Research Databases


Tools and Guides

NEW! SAT Practice

Question of the Day

Real Timed Test

MajorTests.com: gives explanation of wrong answers

NoodleTools

Research Organizer and Citation Generator.

Citation Guide

How to create bibliographic citations from scratch.

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Excellent resource for citation help as well as general writing tips and tools.

NEW! Google Tutorials

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly:or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources by Susan E. Beck

Literature Resources

Master Index
Index for all Gale Literary Publications. Use this online index and then check to find out which publications are available at the WHS library.

Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Salem Literature (eBooks)

Gale Virtual Reference Library
This link contains eBooks like Novels for Students, Literature and Its Times, etc.

Literary Reference Center WHS (from EBSCO)

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select
Published criticism on the works of novelists, poets, playwrights and short story writers now living or who died after January 1, 2000.


Reading Suggestions

Books and Authors

Award Winners


Other Resources for WHS Students

Helpful Internet Addresses for Humanities


Research Guides

Junior Thesis Paper - Mr. MacLaughlin

Finding and Citing Sources - Ms. Mulhall's Class

Senior Thesis Paper

Searching for Articles with Science in Context

The Great Gatsby Research Paper

US History II Research Project

Current World Issues: Problems and Reform

World Epics

The Great Gatsby and the 1920's

Banned Books Resources

Our Town Project

Armenian Genocide - Pathfinder

Contemporary Issues Pathfinder

Harlem Renaissance - Pathfinder

Humanities Research - Pathfinder

Slavery, US History - Pathfinder

South America - Pathfinder

World War II Pathfinder



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