DatabasesDatabases are online information resources purchased by PXU to help students find quality, reliable information to support their classroom learning. When working on PXU computers, there is automatic access to these online resources. Usernames and passwords are required when trying to access the resources remotely. Visit the Metro Tech Library for all the login information required for remote access.
DATABASE / LINK DESCRIPTION
ABC-CLIO covers Social Studies, Geography, Government, History, Issues and Culture. Used for Social Studies textbook.Britannica School has three reading levels for research information plus links to reviewed websites. Has an atlas and timeline, plus you can make your own timeline.Britannica Escolar offers the same resources in Spanish.Britannica ImageQuest has millions of rights-cleared images with citations from one trusted site. You have permission to use any images (with citations) found in ImageQuest in your academic work.
Destiny Discover provides "one search" discovery interface for students and educators to search and access all your print and digital resources, including eBooks, audiobooks, and interactive books, as well as free and paid subscription databases.
EBSCO / Learning Express. Full-text coverage of hundreds of popular magazines, academic journals, reference books, primary sources, newspapers, and television and radio news transcripts. Research information for literature, health, history, pro/con topics, and much more. Tip: When searching in EBSCOhost choose Academic Search Premier as one of your selected databases.
EBSCO LearningExpress provides LearningExpress Library and PrepSTEP for academic skill-building, test preparation, and career exploration. LearningExpress Library gives students access to test preparation for ACT, ASVAB, PSAT, SAT, AP, GED, and much more. Also provided are skill-building resources and test prep for the U.S. citizenship exam and Green Card in Spanish. PrepSTEP is a high school focused resource with skill-building practice and review for computer skills, English language arts, math, science, and social studies. Also included in PrepSTEP are career exploration and college prep resources.
GALE Online Resources include Environmental Studies, Global Issues, Interactive Science, eBooks, Literature Resource Center, Power Search, High School, and TERC.
GALE in Context: Environmental Studies offers global reference on the environment, energy, and natural resources.
GALE eBooks gives you unlimited access to top reference eBooks.
GALE in Context: Global Issues - supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content like news articles, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and much more. GALE in Context: High School offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state standards. Learners can access news content with images, broadcast videos, archival film clips, and audio from popular sources like the BBC News, New York Times and NPR. GALE Interactive Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information. Dive deep into complex topics in biology, chemistry, human anatomy, and earth/space science.GALE Literature Resource Center offers biography, criticism, and overviews on writers and specific works in all disciplines. GALE Power Search is a one-search tool option for all of the Gale resources to deliver magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers, books, videos, images and podcast content on the topic. GALE Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC) gives access to all the information and support materials needed to make informed, confident decisions to shape the rest of your life. Testing information for ACT, ASVAB, PSAT, SAT, AP (Advanced Placement), practical exams, and career tests.
Infobase provides High School Plus Video Collection and Career & Technical Education Video Collection with award-winning digital reference content to schools and libraries. Search by topics, grade level and standards for streaming video.
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive career exploration resource offering information on careers, colleges, scholarships, an interest inventory, and video interviews.
ProQuest Academic Video Online (AVON) has curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research. Streaming video ranges from exclusive, must-have titles to what’s become the largest library-oriented video database in the world.
Teen Health & Wellness is filled with information about teen issues including relationships, nutrition, green living, physical and mental health, links to hotlines.
Visual Thesaurus provides synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech in a fun, interactive web to help students increase vocabulary and improve writing.
World Book Online Encyclopedia covers everything with access to three reading levels- Kids, Student, Advanced. Hundreds of thousands of easy-to-understand articles, captivating images, original videos, integrated primary sources, and eBooks. Plus seamless article translations in more than 100 other languages.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is a Spanish database with hundreds of thousands of easy-to-understand articles, captivating images, original videos, integrated primary sources, and eBooks.
World Book Timelines has over 650 customizable timelines with personalization options. Create and save your own. Includes everything from World History to the Arts and Sciences.