Homework Resources by Subject

Current Events | English/Literature | Health and Science | History | Encyclopedias Newspapers & Magazines

Current Events

Points of View

 This excellent resource helps students research multiple sides of current issues including affirmative action, cloning, DNA profiling, HIV/AIDS status disclosure, immigration, Iraq, and much more.


TOPICsearch

 This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.


English/Literature

NoveList

 This is a fiction database that provides subject heading access, reviews, annotations, and much more for over 135,000 fiction titles. It also includes other content of interest to fiction readers, such as Author Read-alikes, What We’re Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, and Annotated Book Lists. For school media specialists and teachers there are Picture Book Extenders and articles on Teaching with Fiction.


Health and Science

MasterFILE Premier

 MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.  Also use this resource to access Consumer Reports online for free.


Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

psychologyover.jpgThis premier resource contains full text for more than 560 journals concerning topics in emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry & psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.


Science Reference Center

scireference100.gifDesigned to meet every student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics covered include biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, and more.


History

History Reference Center

hrc100.gifHistory Reference Center® is the world’s most comprehensive full text history reference database including full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, and nearly 57,000 historical documents. This resource also offers more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.


Newspapers, Magazines, and Encyclopedias

Academic Search Premier

 This collection of full text articles and journals offers information in nearly every area of academic study including: computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, ethnic studies, and many more.


Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.


GreenFILE

 Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology.


MAS Ultra School Edition

 Specifically designed to provide high school students with full text access to periodicals, reference books, primary source documents, biographies, and more.


MasterFILE Premier

 MasterFILE™ Premier contains nearly 1,750 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. Also find nearly 500 full text reference books and biographies.  Also use this resource to access Consumer Reports online for free.


Middle Search Plus

 Middle school students can access biographies, historical essays, encyclopedias, and popular, middle school magazines.


Newspaper Source

 Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.


Primary Search

 Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.

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