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ISB Main Library: Databases

ABC-CLIO Database Trial

We currently conducting a trial on five database modules from Infobase. (see below). They all have the same username and password. Trial Ends Feb 13th, 2019. Please click on the Student/Teacher Box below to access.

1. BLOOM'S Literature 2. Modern World History 3. World Geography & Culture Online 4. Health Reference Center 5. Issues & Controversies

ISB Subscription Databases

Student & Teacher Access

Students and teachers with an ISB G
mail account can access the individual database passwords.

Community Access

If you do not have ISB G
mail account please contact the Main Library for the password or check the ISB Parent Portal page - Main Library.

Britannica School

Explore an updated online Encyclopedia for articles, biographies, videos, images and web resources.


Digital Theater +

The world’s leading digital platform for the arts. Watch the worlds’ finest theatre productions anywhere, anytime.


Provider of research of databases, e-journals, magazine subscription, ebooks and discovery service for academic libraries.


Offers full-text, academic content on a variety of subjects - an excellent match for in-depth studies.  Includes citations and translations.


More than 1,000 academic journals, and over one million images, letters, and other primary sources.

Free Databases by Subject




  • MedlinePlus - U.S. National Library of Medicine.
  • PubMed Central (PMC) - Is a free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
  • PubPsych - Psychology database of open access journals.
  • CogPrints - An electronic archive for Psychology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, Computer Science, Philosophy, Biology, Medicine, and Anthropology.


  • WorldWide Science - Global science gateway to national and international scientific databases and portals.
  • SciElo - Open access to international science papers and research.
  • Analytical Digital Sciences Library
  • Student Science - Award-winning magazine and database of current topics, trends, and research in the scientific fields.


Magazines and Newspapers Online


Create an account and read news stories that are leveled by Lexile

The Economist

The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.


Breaking news and analysis. Politics, world news, photos, video, tech reviews, health, science, and entertainment news

National Geographic Magazine

National  Geographic stories take you on a journey that's always enlightening, often surprising, and unfailingly fascinating.

The New York Times

The New York Times, Business, Sports of The Times, Arts, Science, Styles, Home, Travel, and other features.