HHS LMC ONLINE DATABASES
See Mrs. Kurzel for a list of user names and passwords for LMC databases.
*Note: If your browser is restricting pop-ups, you should temporarily disable this feature in order to view each of these links in new windows.Biography In Context: covers award winning biographies from respected Gale Group sources along with full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals.
Britannica Online: provides access to 98,000 articles and multimedia resources in the Encyclopædia Britannica and the Britannica Student Encyclopedia.There are detailed maps of over 200 countries, study guides accompanying many topics and links to first rate web resources.Buffalo & Erie County Public Library: database topics range from everyday concerns like health, parenting, finance, car repair, to scholarly topics such as literary criticism, historical research, genealogy and more. (public library card required)Career Cruising: highlights a wide variety of careers with detailed information on job description, education & training, earnings, career outlook and more.Castle Learning (School Island): an online review of high school courses in math, science, social studies and language arts. Provides extensive vocabulary and is a great preparation for exams!CQ Researcher: explores a single “hot” issue in the news in depth each week. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology. Includes numerous charts, graphs and sidebar articles plus a pro-con feature, a chronology, lengthy bibliographies, and a list of contents.
EBSCO: updated daily, it provides full text from over 760 general reference, business, consumer health, general science, humanities, and multi-cultural periodicals.
Erie 1 BOCES e-books: E-books provided by Erie 1 BOCES on a range of subjects.Explora: an integrated database with biographies, topical essays, background information andcurrent events.
Gale Databases (POWER SEARCH): provides a one-stop, full service resource for health-related and general research. Provides an integrated collection of health and fitness magazines, medical and professional periodicals, reference e-books and pamphlets.Grolier Online: nationally ranked encyclopedia accessing over 100,000 full-text periodical articles (updated monthly), four dictionaries, interactive atlas, two thesauri and thousands of prescreened websites; including access to New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multi-media Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia America, World Newspapers along with articles debating pro & con issues.Issues and Controversies (Facts on File): in-depth coverage of more than 600 "hot topics," newspaper editorials, links to relevant websites, maps, graphs, tables and photos.Opposing Viewpoints: provides a complete one-stop source for information on social issues, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.
SIRS Researcher: contains thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political and global issues.
WNED Thinkbright: a community resource containing standards-based lesson plans, video on demand, student activities and web links to enlighten, inspire, entertain and educate.
World Book Encyclopedia : continuously updated, includes articles from 22 volume print set plus over 16,000 new/historic online articles, 9,500+ pictures and maps, 115 videos and animations, 129 panoramic views, 100+ historic websites, cross-reference links and dictionary definitions.