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suggested databases for high school students

This is a list of our favorite online library resources for high schoolers, broken down by category. Do you need the GALILEO password?

General Reference

Books

NoveList ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Find new books based on what you've read, favorite authors, or topics of interest.

PINES Catalog
Books owned by Clayton County Library System or available from other PINES-member public libraries throughout Georgia.

Encyclopedias

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A collection of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for youth. (Library card required for home use.)

Student Research Center ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Research portal for middle and high school students. Students may limit results by Lexile reading level.

Magazines and Journals

Academic Search Complete ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Articles from popular magagzines and academic journals on most topics. Some full-text.

MasterFILE Elite ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Articles in general reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural periodicals.

Newspapers

ProQuest Newspapers ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Full-text articles from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, and Wall Street Journal.

Subject Areas

Science

Academic Search Complete ( GALILEO password required for home access)
This database has a little bit of everything. It's a good starting point for cross-disciplinary topics.

Student Research Center ( GALILEO password required for home access)
This source that allows you to sort results by Lexile reading level.

Social Studies / History

New Georgia Encyclopedia ( GALILEO password required for home access)
Authoritative information on people, places, events, history, and other topics about the state of Georgia.