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Reference & Research

Reference databases are by subscription, meaning the school pays a fee to use them. Stop by the library to get the username and password to obtain access from any computer with an Internet connection. 
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Alexander Street Video Collection
Alexander Street Academic Video Online is a collection of over 66,000 videos that span a wide range of subject areas such as history, literature, business, film, music, etc. You can even share the videos with your friends. 
Access all our ProQuest subscriptions from one page. SIRS Knowledge Source, eLibrary Curriculum Edition, History Study Center, ProQuest Learning: Literature
ABC-CLIO offers a wealth of social science materials. Databases include: American Government, American History, Daily Life Through History, Issues, Modern Genocide, Pop Culture Universe, The African American Experience, The American Indian Experience, The Latino American Experience, United States Geography, World At War, World Geography, World History: Ancient and Medieval Eras, World History: The Modern Era, and World Religions.

Testing & Education Reference Center provides test prep for all ages. Looking for a practice test for the SAT or maybe one of your AP classes? Take a look at TERC. Wanting to take the cosmetology exam? TERC can help you out. TERC also provides career assistance, college information, resume help and interviewing advice and much more. 

Wikipedia is great for quick background information, but because articles are cooperatively written and usually anonymous, it is not considered a research tool. Use Britannica for research and inclusion in works cited lists.
The New York Times is available from the school only. No log in is necessary in order to browse on campus. You may register on the website if you would like to save articles. Once articles are saved, you are able to access them off-site.