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  • Stephanie Andrews
    February 3, 2014

Databases

Why use a Database and not a Search Engine?

Databases for research, journal articles, newspapers, magazines, career resources, and videos

DATABASES


FREE STATEWIDE DATABASES Use your zipcode or WGHS's (85629) to access.

Click here for EBSCO Username: cdohigh Password: library

Click here for the abc-clio.com  Database:  User name: walden  Password: grove
                                                    For Teachers: User name: waldengstaff    Password: library

You can access PCPL's and the Arizona State Library's databases with your zipcode.


Brittanica Online - This is the complete online version of Encyclopedia Britannica with additional Internet features.
Username: cdohigh Password: library

 
The Invisible Web
Humanities - Voice of the Shuttle

Government - University of Michigan Government Documents Center
Health and Science - PsycNET (
Use this database from the American Psychological Association to find abstracts and  entire journals on various psychological topics (fees apply to complete journal entries, abstracts are usually free).
Health and Science - Healthfinder.com (
Professionally vetted information from over one thousand different health databases on the Web. A wide range of resources on a dizzying array of health topics is available here.
Health and Science - RxList (
If you're looking for reliable drug information, then this database for prescription drugs, medications, and pill identifications is for you. Offers an A to Z index, image collections, and a dictionary of terms.)
MegaPortals - Infomine Virtual Library   Complete Planet

Librarian's Index to the Internet (click on paw)
About.com
Kid's Click
Oaister -- search university/academic servers



CAREEER RESEARCH DATABASES


VIDEO DATABASES
Discovery Streaming via the IDEAL portal Teachers must have an account with username and password. See Beth Malapanes for help.

Anneberg Media

Teachers' Domain


NEWSPAPERS

FDA Consumer: Full Text and searchable Index
http://www.fda.gov/opacom/hpchoice.html
Find Articles
http://www.findarticles.com/PI/index.jhtml
USA Today Health
http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/front.htm
Medscape
You will have to register to use this, but it is free.
http://www.medscape.com/medscapetodayhome