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.
Social studies, geography and more
School, college and career planning.
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.
Password: studentEncyclopedia Britannica
Three reading levels for research information plus links to reviewed websites. Has an atlas and timeline, plus make your own timeline.
Use the Student Resource Center for all topics.
GreenR for environmental studies
Gale Virtual Library for eBooks
Proquest eLibrary Science and Math
Math, Science and Health database of research documents, simulations, biographies.
SIRS Researcher provides pro / con topic information
Teen Health and Wellness
Filled with information about teen issues including relationships, nutrition, green living, physical and mental health, links to hotlines.
This tool provided synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech in a fun, interactive web to help students increase vocabulary and improve writing.
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