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LIBRARY - DATABASES

Learn how to use Databases! You must do this if you plan on going to college.

A database is an online collection of hundreds of thousands of articles, primary and secondary sources, information on history, literature, current events etc etc. We pay for the annual subscription and you have access to information that is updated everyday! Plus you can access it from home or anywhere you happen to be.

Opposing Viewpoints a database that covers 100s of current events. Great for researching controversial topics and finding out what people are saying about them. They have a great Pro-Con section that makes it easy for you to look at many controversies from different perspectives. If you are asked for a Sign-in use “empirelink” (newspapers, reference, magazines, peer reviewed journals- a huge collection of resources)

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection. Another database from the Gale Collection

GALE Databases a collection of over 30 databases, collections on a huge range of topics If you are asked for a Sign-in use “empirelink”(newspapers, reference, magazines, peer reviewed journals- a huge collection of resources)

Gale E- Books (please note that if you are asked for a sign-in, use “empirelink”)

Supreme Court a complete database from the IIT-Chicago-Kent College of Law

Supreme Court – Landmark Cases

CIA World Factbook

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

IMDB – Internet Movie Database

NOVELNY Links

New Databases from CUNY! password: nyc

Common menu http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12

17th and 18th Century Burney Collection http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=BBCN

Artemis Primary Sources http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=GDC

Eighteenth Century Collections Online http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=ECCO

Gale NewsVault http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=DVNW

Nineteenth Century Collections Online http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=NCCO

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=SAS

The Economist Historical Archive; 1843-2011 http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=ECON

The Making of the Modern World http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/cuny_k12?db=MOME

World History from Gale

NOVELNY Links

http://galesupport.com/novelny/du.php?locID=%09nysl_me_hsct

SIRS Researcher: is a database that covers 100s of current events. Great for researching controversial topics and finding out what people are saying about them. They have a great Pro-Con section that makes it easy for you to look at many controversies from different perspectives. ID: 45-96418, passwd: bigchalk