RESEARCH DATABASES

  • Use these library databases to quickly find relevant, trustworthy academic information you can use in research papers or other course projects.  

    To use Gale off campus, sign in with your Google single sign-on (SSO) information. If SSO does not work, contact Mrs. Sims for your school's Access Code.  

    To use ProQuest off campus, contact Mrs. Sims for your school's login information.

    For a database introduction for staff or your class, or for general questions, please contact District Librarian Sasha Kinney at skinney@fcusd.org.

     

  • En Español

    Britannica EscolarBritannica Escolar* es un recurso interactivo integral para la investigación y el aprendizaje para los grados K-12. Incluye correlaciones con los estándares de contenido de California y otros valiosos recursos para maestros. / Britannica Escolar* provides a Spanish elementary encyclopedia with 2,000 articles, images, videos, Workspace, an atlas, and Learning Materials specifically designed for younger students.


    General

    Gale: PowerSearchGale: PowerSearch streamlines all Gale content into one search. It is a great tool for cross-curricular projects.

    Gale in Context: High SchoolGale In Context: High School Explore thousands of topics across subjects including literature, science, history, and social issues using different sources.

    Britannica High SchoolBritannica High School* is comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades 9-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. 

    ProQuest SIRS DiscovererSIRS Issues Researcher* is a self-guided product that supports information literacy, writing, and research skills instruction.Research Companion Off-Campus Access


    Periodicals

    Periodicals include any media that is published regularly, such as newspapers, TV/Internet news, magazines, and scholarly journals. 

    Gale: Academic OneFileGale Academic OneFile Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

    ProQuest PBS Video CollectionProQuest PBS Video Collection* is a streaming video collection providing an exceptional range of content with the most valuable video documentaries and series from PBS.

    ProQuest: eLibrary Guided ResearchProQuest eLibrary Guided Research is a massive, multidisciplinary database, designed for students and educators at high schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and obscure research topics. The content, which is all full text, includes books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos. eLibrary Database Edition Off-Campus Access

    ProQuest Central: Student EditionProQuest Central Student Edition* is designed to bring instant results to users across thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, reports, and more.  This resource brings together some of ProQuest's most used databases in education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news. (Grades 9+, IB, AP, College Prep) Central Student Off-Campus Access

    ProQuest Central Student Edition provides access to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among others.

  • Social Studies

    Gale in Context: Global IssuesGale In Context: Global Issues Analyze important global issues and events through topic overviews, international viewpoints, news, and multimedia content.

    Gale in Context: Opposing ViewpointsGale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints Find overviews, news, and opinions on hundreds of today's important social issues.

    Gale in Context: World HistoryGale In Context: World History Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in world history from a variety of sources.

    Gale In Context: U.S. HistoryGale In Context: U.S. History Uncover information on hundreds of the most significant people, events, and topics in U.S. history from a variety of sources.

    Gale In Context: BiographyGale In Context: Biography Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

    Gale: Cameron's CollectionCameron’s Collection on Gale eBooks provides targeted guidance on sensitive issues for 7-12 students, teachers, and counselors. Helping students recognize and manage emotions, social skills, safety, and more are the core foundations of this collection.

    ProQuest CultureGrams

    CultureGrams* is a concise social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world. CultureGrams Off-Campus Access

     


    Science 

    Gale in Context: Science

    Gale In Context: Science Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.

    Gale in Context: Environmental StudiesGale In Context: Environmental Studies*  Explore topics and events within Earth systems, global change, pollution, populations, and more.

     

    Gale Interactive: ScienceGale Interactive: Science*  Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.


    For Teachers 

    Gale in Context: For EducatorsGale In Context: For Educators Create customized 9-12 lesson plans with Gale In Context resources. Facilitate in-person or remote teaching and learning. Connect your students with databases through Google Classroom.