Research Databases

SVVSD/Skyline Databases

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Opposing Viewpoints in Context provides access to a variety of full-text resources on popular social issues from crime to education to gangs to stem cells.  The database includes various types of sources such as viewpoint articles, reference, academic journals, statistics and multimedia. Be sure to check out the viewpoint articles which tackle an issue from one angle and then offer the opposing viewpoint. Great for debates, projects and research papers.

Student Resources in Context

Gale Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as "Search Assist" and quick fact boxes.

Global Issues in Context

Global Issues in Context offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information. Rich multimedia - including podcasts, video, and interactive graphs - enhance each portal. Use Browse Issues and Topics, Country Finder, Basic Search or Advanced Search to explore the database.

World Book Reference Center

Excellent all-purpose reference database choose from English & Spanish student encyclopedias, timelines, or kid version.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences XII Academic Journal Collection

Shmoop 

All juniors, in addition to any student enrolled in an AP course, have access to ACT, SAT and AP test prep in Shmoop as well as learning guides, study tools and online courses.

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