• Gale Reference Databases

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    Gale Reference Databases are research-based online databases with media-rich, curriculum-aligned content spanning core subjects and 21st century themes while supporting differentiated learning and diverse student populations.

     

    Please see your library staff for your username and password for both school and home use.

    **Please click on your school name for database access:

    MacArthur High School 

    Eisenhower High School 

    Thomas Jefferson Middle School

    Stephen Decatur Middle School 

    Johns Hill Magnet School 

    Hope Academy

    Garfield Montessori 

    Dennis Lab School 

    All K-6 Elementary Schools (Kids InfoBits)

     

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    World Book Online Resources 

    World Book

    • World Book Advanced

    • World Book Discover
    • World Book Kids
    • World Book Student 
    • Early World of Learning 
    • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (a beginning level Spanish Encyclopedia)

    These virtual encyclopedias offer more than 1.3 million pages of primary source documents, books, and selections that have been fully integrated with the encyclopedia content for our students and staff.  These virtual encyclopedias are available for both school and home use. 

    Please contact your library staff for your username and password for at home use.  

     

    After accessing the link below you will be instructed to insert your username and password.

    World Book Online

     

    NoveList 

    A resource for read-alike recommendations and subject searching.

    NoveList K-8 Plus

    NoveList Plus

     

     

    Wilson Select Plus/First Search

    SILC

    Statewide Illinois Library Catalog

    Wilson Select Plus provides a web-based online reference service to be able to access over 75 databases and more than 6 million full-text articles in a variety of subject areas for our high school students and all district staff.

    In addition, FirstSearch will provide access to over 2,500 electronic journal titles from the Electronic Collections Online service. This database is updated weekly with periodicals dating from 1994 to present. Students at all levels and staff, engaged in research, will find this database useful and helpful.

    Please contact your library staff for your username and password for school or at home use.

    After accessing the link below, you will be instructed to insert your username and password.

    http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org