Our databases can be accessed from the Salesian High Library page on our school web site. All of them can also be accessed from home with a password. A list of these passwords can be obtained in the library.Each database has a specialty. They are…
|Facts on File Databases|
|Issues and Controversies in American History|
Issues and Controversies in American History is a clear, concise, and balanced explanations of the most contentious issues in American history, placing students in the middle of the great historical debates, and allowing them to view these issues as they were being argued. Biographies, timelines, background articles, photographs, and maps augment the curriculum-based coverage of historical events. Carefully selected primary documents, linking directly to the factual coverage, give the points of view on all sides of the debates as they were promulgated at the time.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History pays for the yearly cost of the subscription to this service.
|Gale Student Resources in
Gale databases not only return better search results than Google, but better organized search results than Google.
school's most important online database, Gale Student Resources in Context is a
giant compendium of information about virtually all
school topics. (This
database was formerly known as The Student Resource
Center.) Its information consists of reference
book articles, newspaper, magazine,
and journal articles, primary
documents, images, videos,
and music. Each
search returns an overview
article with photo, a Factbox, images, videos, and audio files,
with reference book, journal, newspaper and magazine
articles, primary sources and recommended
websites. Also included in each search are related searches
(to help you continue on to find more information) and
enable you to bookmark and e-mail articles and share
them on sites like Facebook. You can read an
article or listen to it read to you, even translate
the article into another language. All articles
include the correct MLA
7 citation to copy and paste into your Works
|Gale Science in Context|
Gale Science in Context (formerly known as The Science Resource Center) is an in-depth, curriculum-oriented science database that provides a one-stop resource for all science-related research needs. This database works exactly like the other Gale In Context databases. This 24/7 resource reflects curriculum trends and focuses on key concepts taught in school classrooms, including...
(or New York Online Virtual Electronic Library)
from Gale Cengage
State has provided to schools and libraries a
collection of Gale Cengage databases through the NOVELNY
program. Included are the
PowerSearch enables you to search through all of the NOVELNY Gale databases and the Gale databases provided by Salesian High School all at once! Click here to download and read the PowerSearch Navigation Guide. Click here to download and read PowerSearch Search Tips.
AML or Access My Library
Download this app for you iPhone, iPad, or iPod or any Android tablet or phone
to access all Gale databases.