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All of the following databases can be accessed from home with a username and password. You can find the usernames and passwords by going to BlackBoard, clicking on the For Students  tab at the top of the page and APS Library Online tab.

Cite your sources using EasyBib - either to create a citation or to paste in a citation from one of the databases below. 


Encyclopedia - English

 Encyclopedia - Spanish

Encyclopedia Britannica
Britannica Spanish Reference Center
World Book
World Book Spanish Language

General Resources - use for any topic

Search newspapers, journals, encyclopedias, atlases, transcripts, audio/video files and related websites.
easy search interface
 SIRS Discoverer
topics to browse
SIRS Knowledge Source
current issues, government and art 

General OneFile
General One File
Junior Edition
Junior Edition
 Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Opposing Viewpoints in Context


easy search interface
Teen Health & Wellness
SIRS Discovered  
use for general news articles

English Language Arts



 SIRS Discoverer
look for Science Fair Explorer on the right under Database Features
click on Topic tab for Science Fair & Project Ideas
 Encylopedia of science and technology

emergent reader resource:
Animals and Earth & Space

Social Studies


World History
World History Collection

emergent reader resource:
Biographies and Social Studies


Proquest TeachingBooks
ASCD Education Collection -  education related eBooks -
choose the education link to the left under "Subjects"


Last Modified on November 20, 2014