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ABC-CLIO Database Trial

We currently conducting a trial for Science Online - ends May 30th, 2019

ISB Subscription Databases

Student & Teacher Access

Students and teachers with an ISB G
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Community Access

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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.

EBSCO 

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

EXPLORA

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

JSTOR

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

Bloom’s Literature (Infobase)

 

Bloom’s Literature offers a comprehensive resource for the study of literature.

Health Reference Center (Infobase)

Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures.

Issues & Controversies (Infobase)

Understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Presented in a balanced, pro/con format.

Modern World History (Infobase)

Modern World History offers a comprehensive look at world history from the mid-15th century to the present.

Science Online (Infobase)

With a wealth of content and a dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning, the award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines.

Today’s Science (Infobase) (Free Trial for the year - login access coming soon)

Today’s Science bridges the gap between the science taught in class and real-world discoveries by leading scientists.

World Geography and Culture Online (Infobase)

World Geography and Culture is the definitive resource for researching the world’s countries and geography.

Newsbank

Newsbank is a database that specializes in news resources, including both archived sources and up to date news stories.

Free Databases by Subject

GENERAL

ECONOMICS

HEALTH

  • 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.

SCIENCE

  • 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

Newsela

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.

TIME

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.