Library Databases

Librarian: Gracen Walter

RFK Library Media Center

General Databases

  1. World Book Online (General Encyclopedia)

Http://www.worldbookonline.com

Log-in ID: rfkhs Remote Access: (AT HOME) Log-in ID: rfkhshome

Password: rfkhs Password: rfkhshome

Features:

  • Different learning levels (elementary, middle and high school)
  • Spanish encyclopedia section
  • options to email, print, translate and listen to articles
  • citations done in MLA, APA
  • Academic Tools for AP classes, organization, research


2. New York Times Newspaper

www.eedition.nytimes.com

Username: 200350494 Password: 200350494

Features:

  • Current news articles
  • Student activities
  • Teacher resources
  • Calendar – can access newspapers from the last month, Sunday issue
  • Table of Contents – view various sections of the paper


3. Learn 360 (Visual Encyclopedia)

Learn360.com

Username: rfk Password: rfk

Features:

  • Great video clips/full length documentaries from the History Channel, National Geographic, A&E, Discovery, etc.
  • Full length/video clips can be downloaded on your flash drive
  • Citations included for MLA, APA
  • Summary of viewing material provided


4. Gale Databases: (General Encyclopedia)

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_me_rfkhs OR http://tinyurl.com/2f3vhx

Once here, click on a specific database (ex. Health Reference Academic Center) and do a keyword search.

Features:

  • Email/print articles for projects, research
  • Citations provided
  • Abstracts included for AP classes
  • Includes all subject areas
  • Opposing viewpoints for argumentative essays


5. Google Scholar Search

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites.