Research Databases

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List of research database titles, descriptions and links
Explora Secondary Schools landing page
Explora Secondary Schools

Designed for high school students, students can look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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Points of View Reference Center landing page
Points of View Reference Center

Points of View Reference Center contains many topics, each with an overview, point and counterpoint . Providing a balance of materials from all viewpoints, it also includes over 1,300 main essays, leading political magazines from all sides of the political spectrum, newspapers, radio & TV news transcripts, primary source documents and reference books. It also offers guides for writing position papers, developing arguments and debating. Containing resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides the basis from which students can realize and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

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WorldBook Kids
WorldBook Kids

Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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