Databases

A username and password is required to access these databases outside Rockhurst High School. Contact Mrs. Gansner or Mrs. Reidy for this information.

Advanced Placement Source
Designed to meet the extensive needs of high school students enrolled in various AP courses. It contains more than 5,550 full-text academic journals and magazines and over 440,000 photos, maps and flags.

 

American History Online
Covers more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history of the United States.

 

Ancient and Medieval History Online
Gives a balanced, global view of the ancient world as it explores six civilizations—Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, and Mesoamerica.

 

Blooms Literary Reference Online
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

 

Credo Reference Unlimited
Features full-text content from 270 reference books covering every major subject. It includes over 2.5 million entries and 65,000+ images (art, diagrams, maps and photos).

 

Eric
Provides access to education literature and resources. It contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents from ERIC back to 1966.

 

Explora
EBSCO's new interface allows you to search all of our subscription EBSCO databases in one place. Find topic overviews, articles, essays, and primary documents.

 

Health Source - Consumer Edition
A rich collection of consumer health information. This full text database covers topics such as AIDS, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, aging, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, women's health, etc.

 

Lexis-Nexis Scholastic Universe
News, legal research, legislation, and statistics.

 

Literary Index
Discover the author of a novel or short story and find which books in the library contain literary criticism about the work or author.

 

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Contains full text for more than 500 full-text magazines, 360 reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents and 440,000 photos, maps & flags. This is a great starting place for freshman research.

 

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. It has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive patient tutorials, and latest health news.

 

Modern World History Online
Covers the broad expanse of world history from prehistoric times through the modern era.

 

Newspaper Source Plus
Includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers such as The New York Times(from January 1985 to present), The Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Mail(UK), USA Today, The Washington Post,The Kansas City Star and full text television & radio news transcripts.

 

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center
Pro/con database that offers viewpoint articles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, and full-text magazine and newspaper articles.

 

Origins Online
From the Catholic News Service. Origins contains encyclicals, news, etc.

 

Professional Development Collection
The most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world. It includes full text for nearly 520 high quality education journals.

 

Pub Med
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles. Includes some full text.

 

TOPICsearch
A current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

 

World Geography and World Cultures Online
Current information for over 200 countries and cultures world wide, U.S. state profiles, maps, compare and ranking tools, as well as updated news articles.

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