Teens @ SCPL — Databases


These databases are available from all branch libraries. To access them from home you will need a library card and PIN.

  • Biography in Context
    Online portal that is built on a foundation of more than 600,000 biographies on more than 500,000 people gathered from more than 170 reference sources. ...
  • Brainfuse HelpNow
    Free Academic Help at All Levels. Brainfuse offers live online tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, college, and adult education. SAT/ACT/GED/Citizenship test help is ...
  • Core Concepts: Biology
    Core Concepts: Biology informs and inspires learners about key biology topics including animals, cells, ecology, evolution, genetics, the human body, microbes, plants, and reproduction. Biographies ...
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    Contains full text of encyclopedia articles, including illustrations such as photographs, drawings, maps, and flags. Also includes an atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, selected video clips, and ...
  • Gale General OneFile
    Indexes over 11,500 periodicals, including over 7000 full-text publications, and over 400 newspaper services worldwide. Backfile coverage is to 1980. Also includes more than 500 ...
  • Issues & Controversies
    To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, ...
  • Masterplots
    Masterplots analyzes the most important works in all genres—long fiction, short fiction, poetry, drama, and nonfiction—throughout history and around the world, helping to define and ...
  • National Geographic Virtual Library
    Now National Geographic and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, have partnered to bring vast resources to digital life with our National Geographic Virtual Library. This ...
  • Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale Cengage)
    A full-text database that covers multiple sides of current social issues such as immigration, abortion, drugs and capital punishment. Students can search through viewpoint essays, ...
  • Science in Context (Gale Cengage)
    Supporting high school curricula and university coursework, Science in Context features authoritative information for assignments and projects, and provides detailed coverage of popular subjects from ...
  • Student Resources in Context
    Grades 7-12. Contains biographies, essays and overviews; full text articles from more than 900 magazines and journals, with articles back to 1986; photographs, maps and ...
  • U.S. History in Context (Gale Cengage)
    Comprehensive coverage of the most studied topics in U.S. history courses. This integrated collection covers all areas of U.S. history from from the arrival of ...
  • World Book Online
    The online version of World Book Encyclopedia includes more than 26,000 articles, 12,000 pictures and maps, and 7,000 links to editor-approved Web sites useful in ...
  • World History in Context (Gale Cengage)
    World History in Context reaches back nearly 5,000 years to chronicle the rise and fall of cultures and societies across all continents and eras. Rare ...