E-Resources

Use the resources below to find articles, images, videos, audio files, and more.  All resources can be accessed from home.  Please stop by the library or send an e-mail to Ms. Dragoo (dragoo@aps.edu) for a list of passwords for remote access.

ABC-CLIO’s 5 online databases cover world and U.S. history, government, religion, culture, economics, and controversial issues.  They are easy to use and continually updated to help students become better critical thinkers and more effective researchers.

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:

GVRLGale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of academic reference eBooks for multidisciplinary research.  You may view a video tutorial here.

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

StudentResourcesInContextStudent Resources in Context  offers contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.  Click here to view a video tutorial.

Gale Testing & Education Reference Center  is a valuable online tool for standardized test preparation, including ACT and AP exams, researching undergraduate programs, finding scholarships, and exploring careers.

UsHistoryInContext U.S. History in Context 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 a specific issue or event through the detailed 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.

Teen Health and Wellness has nonjudgmental, straightforward answers to your questions about physical and mental health.  Explore important topics privately and find resources for support.

 

Recursos in Español

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.

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.

EncontrandoDulcinea recomienda solamente sitios Web creíbles, confiables y de calidad, facilitando el proceso de navegación por la Red tanto para principiantes como para usuarios experimentados.

Multimedia

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.

NYPL Digital CollectionsThe 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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