Use the resources below to find articles, images, videos, audio files, and more.  All resources can be accessed from home.  Ask a librarian or your teacher for a list of passwords for off-campus use.

Bloom’s Literature offers a wealth of relevant content on the authors and works most studied in the high school curriculum.  Includes essay topics, author interviews, full-text poems, character studies, full-length videos of classic plays and films, and much more.

B_schoolBritannica School provides continually updated articles, primary-source material, multimedia, links to expert websites, and ebooks. The homepage offers a world atlas; biography center; a “Compare Countries” tool; guides for creating book reviews, research papers, and science reports; and “My Britannica” personal account feature for saving and sharing resources.

CultureGrams helps researchers discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations.  Features include video clips and slideshows, interviews, and a unique recipe collection with five local recipes for each country.

Gale Databases (English/Spanish translatable) offer a virtual library of  information from a variety of scholarly and popular sources in all academic areas.  Some of the individual databases students may find most helpful are:

Gale eBooks is a collection of academic reference eBooks for multidisciplinary research.  You may view a video tutorial here.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints features information and opinions on today’s hottest social issues.  You may view a video tutorial here.

Gale in Context: High School  offers contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.  Click here to view a video tutorial.

Gale Presents Peterson’s Test Prep  is an online tool for standardized test preparation, including SAT, ACT and AP exams, researching colleges, finding scholarships, and exploring careers.  View a video tutorial here.

Gale in Context: U.S. History provides information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.  Watch a video tutorial here.

Log in (on and off campus) to your MackinVIA account with your district login credentials (ID number preceded by S; password) to access eBooks, databases, audiobooks, videos, and more.

newsbankNewsBank provides access to the Albuquerque Journal, Las Cruces Sun-News, and Roswell Daily Record.  Explore issues or events through coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country.

SalemHistorySalem History offers a diverse online library of biography, history, and primary source document reference.  Great Lives from History offers worldwide coverage of important men and women in all areas of achievement.


Recursos in Español

B_escolarLa Enciclopedia Britannica Escolar en linea es una enciclopedia de conocimientos generales. Contiene información sobre gente, lugares, objetos, acontecimientos e ideas. Aprovecha esta enciclopedia para investigar y divertirte.

Informe es una base de datos multidisciplinaria en español compuesta por revistas académicas a nivel Ibero-América.  Cuenta con más de 400 publicaciones, todas en texto completo con un importante porcentaje de revistas arbitradas.


other_IconsWith Britannica Image Quest you can access approximately three million copyright-cleared photos and illustrations from over 50 of the best collections in the world.  Each image includes a citation.

Classroom Video on Demand gives students inspiration and material for research papers and presentations.  Follow up on a clip your teacher showed in class and watch the rest of the video.  Watch on your computer or phone 24/7.


Pixabay is a community of creatives, sharing copyright free images and videos. All contents are released under the Pixabay License, which makes them safe to use without asking for permission or giving credit to the artist – even for commercial purposes.

All photos published on Unsplash can be used for free. You can use them for commercial and noncommercial purposes. You do not need to ask permission from or provide credit to the photographer or Unsplash, although it is appreciated when possible.

The NYPL Digital Collections Library is a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.

LIFE_logoSearch millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.

screen-shot-2017-02-08-at-1-19-22-pmThe Metropolitan Museum of Art creates, organizes, and disseminates a broad range of digital images and data that document the rich history of the Museum, its collection, exhibitions, events, people, and activities.

The entire NASA collection of over 140,000 video, images and sounds are now available and easily searchable online in the NASA Image and Video Library.

pbs-learningmedia PBS LearningMedia™ provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning. It offers schools a cost-effective solution for seamless media integration and customization.


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