EBSCO contains many great databases which contain full-text articles from periodicals, encyclopedias, primary sources, audio and video clips, e-books and much more.
MAS Ultra - School Edition - Database designed specifically for high school libraries. A great place to start!
- TOPICsearch - Especially helpful for research on current events.
- Newspaper Source
- History Reference Center
- Literary Reference Center
- Science Reference Center
- Health Source - Consumer Edition
- Green FILE
- AP Placement Source
Copyright Law, Fair Use Guidelines, and Copyright Friendly Images
Fair Use Guidelines
Four Points of Fair Use by Common Sense Media
The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use - Center for Social Media
Copyright Friendly Images
These are images that the artists have given permission for others to use, however, they should still be CITED unless it is says otherwise.
Use this site to get pictures to put into your presentations. It is a copyright-friendly site because permission has been given to use all images for educational use. Search Creative Commons
Still can't find the image you want? Try browsing this list of sites with copyright friendly images.
Windows Live Movie Maker
Electronic Searching Strategies
Tips and Tricks for Students Conducting Online Research - from Google
Gale Virtual Reference Library
Click above for a direct link to the Gale Virtual Reference Library. Check out the 100+ eBooks on a wide range of topics (history, science, literature, and more). Remember passwords are required. For a list of passwords checkout Explore Monta Vista databases on the upper right hand corner of this page.
Gale Virtual Reference Library Tutorials