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) Page. Databases that allow users to search for articles by Lexile are marked with the Lexile logo: Lexile Logo


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 Edition

EBSCO eBooks K-8 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 Edition

EBSCO eBooks K-8 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 Edition

EBSCO eBooks HS 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 Complete 

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

 EBSCO eBooks Public Library Collection

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

ERIC 

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 School

Explora for Elementary Schools 

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 School

 Explora for Middle Schools

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 School

Explora for High Schools 

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 School

Gale in Context High School 

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.


Gale in Context: Middle School

 Gale in Context Middle School

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

Gale eBooks 

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

Global Issues in Context 

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

HeritageQuest Online 

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

Gale in Context ES 

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 Edition

 MAS Ultra School Edition

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 Premier

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 Plus

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 Plus 

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 Content

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 Search

 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.


ReadIt!

 Read It!

Read It! is designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects. It offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.


Science Reference Center

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.


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