Databases
Databases are subscriptions purchased by PUHSD to help students find authoritative information. 
There is automatic access from any computer in PUHSD.
For remote access, you must have the user id and passwords.
   
ABC-Clio
Social studies, geography and more 
Username:  phoenixstudent
Password:  phoenixstudent   
AZCIS
School, college and career planning.
EBSCO
The full package contains newspapers and magazines plus research information for literature, health, history, pro/con topics and more. Use EBSCOHost for popular culture research.
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student
Encyclopedia Britannica
Three reading levels for research information plus links to reviewed websites.  Has an atlas and timeline, plus make your own timeline.
    Encyclopedia Britannica in Spanish
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student 
Use the Student Resource Center for all topics.
GreenR for environmental studies
Gale Virtual Library for eBooks
phoe81127
Password:  student
Proquest eLibrary Science and Math
SIRS Researcher
Math, Science and Health database of research documents, simulations, biographies.
SIRS Researcher provides pro / con topic information
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student 
Teen Health and Wellness
Filled with information about teen issues including relationships, nutrition, green living, physical and mental health, links to hotlines.
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student 
Visual Thesaurus
This tool provided synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech in a fun, interactive web to help students increase vocabulary and improve writing.
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student
World Book
Information about almost everything.
Username:  phoenixunion
Password:  student
 
 
Creating a Research Paper:

Remember: the databases write the citations for you, but sometimes you might need other sites:

This site has information to guide you in writing a research paper:   http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Microsoft Office WORD under the References tab can help you create citations

Citation Machine: http://citationmachine.net/index2.php

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