• All Databases

     
    The following are direct links to all SJSD library databases.  Databases are accessible without a password while on the SJSD network. For access from home, please see log-in to Schoolwires and access the Databases (With Passwords) PageDatabases that allow users to search for articles by Lexile are marked with the Lexile logo: lexile  
  • Academic Search Elite
    Academic Search Elite Academic institutions worldwide depend on this database as their core resource of scholarly information. Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals, Nearly 150 journals have PDF images dating back to 1985.

     

    Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Editionlex
    Book Collection Contains searchable full text for more than 1,300 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

     

    Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Editionlex
    Book Collection Contains searchable full text for more than 3,100 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

     

    Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Editionlex
    Book Collection Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.

     

    Consumer Health Complete
    Consumer Health Consumer Health Complete is a comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content. It covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.

     

    eBook Public Library Collection
    ebooks With a collection of over 33,000 titles chosen specifically for public libraries, this general reference collection features fiction and non-fiction titles for both adults and juveniles, as well as best-selling and highly-recommended titles from industry leading publishers. A wide range of subjects and topics are covered to meet various patron research needs, including substantial offerings in Self-Help, Health & Fitness, Games, Crafts & Hobbies, Medical, Cooking and Religion. This collection also features titles on Recreation and Leisure, Geography, Commerce, Finance, The Family, Marriage, Women, Folklore, Social and Public Welfare, and Home Economics.

     

    ERIC
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    ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

     

    Explora - Elementary Schoollex
    expl This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press. Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition, Primary Search, Topic Overviews K-5

     

    Explora - Middle Schoollex
    expl This interface is designed specifically for middle school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press. Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, Middle Search Plus Topic Overviews 6-12, Science Reference Center, Newspaper Source

     

    Explora - High Schoollex
    expl This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press. Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition, Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete, Middle Search Plus 

     

    Gale in Context: High Schoollex
    Student Resources in Context Gale In Context: High School is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.

      

    Gate in Context: Middle School
    GIC Gale in Context: Middle School is offered exclusively to middle schools. Each document type fulfills specific information needs. Students will find primary documents from the American Journey series; a wealth of award-winning reference content that includes overview and critical essays; biographies, multimedia features and much more.

     

    Gale Virtual Reference Library
    gvrl This database consists of ten reference ebooks available to all SJSD users on a variety of topics in English, history, science, and medicine.

     

    Global Issues in Context
    gvrl Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of these issues. Rich multimedia, including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs enhance each portal.

     

    HeritageQuest Online
    heritage HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. Discover the amazing history of you with HeritageQuest Online. It delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s—that can help people find their ancestors and discover a place’s past.

     

    Kids InfoBits
    Kids InfoBits Kids InfoBits is Gale's exciting database designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five. Complete with engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, premier reference content, and the best magazines for elementary students.

     

    MAS Ultra - School Editionlex
    MAS Ultra Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.

     

    MasterFILE Premier
    MasterFILE This multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals with full-text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents.

     

    MEDLINE
    MEDLINE MEDLINE provides authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

     

    Middle Search Pluslex
    Middle Search Plus Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays.

     

    Newspaper Source
    Newspaper Source Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.

     

    Opposing Viewpoints in Contentlex
    Opposing Viewpoints Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s hottest social issues. 

     

    Primary Searchlex
    Primary Search Primary Search® contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

     

    Professional Development Collection
    Professional Development Collection Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

     

    Science Reference Centerlex
    Science Reference Center Science Reference Center is a comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc.