LMC Databases

Wilmette District 39 offers subscriptions to robust academic databases for students to use in class and at home. Please note that for home access, students will need the district username and password, located in the HMS Student Subscriptions document. (NOTE: Make sure you're signed into your D39 account to access.)


Animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students.

Britannica School Encyclopedia and ImageQuest

Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources that support student research and reinforce curriculum standards.

Video Tutorial - Search + Cite Articles with Britannica Encyclopedia

Video Tutorial - Search + Cite Pictures with Britannica ImageQuest


Offers information on the cultures, daily life, and customs of over 190 nations and all 50 United States.

Video Tutorial - Search + Cite Information with CultureGrams


Serves as a student-friendly and content-appropriate alternative to Google, offering web resources and images related to major curricular categories or keyword searches.


News articles from more than 550 U.S. local, regional, national and international newspapers, broadcasts, and magazines.

Video Tutorial - Find Articles on News Topics with NewsBank