As a student/faculty of RBRHS, you have free access to a wide range of research resources. These resources are a great tool for providing reliable information for assignments and research. No login necessary (to most of them) while in school. For home access, use the login and password you were given by your teacher.
If you see the Google Classroom or Drive icon at the top of the screen, click login and it will be synced on your device. Most of these research databases have direct links to Google Classroom and Google Drive, making the process of collecting, saving, citing, and annotating much easier.
If you have any questions, contact Ms. Bunn in the Media Center, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DATABASES (Organized by Subject)ENGLISH
Literature Resource Center offers biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of more than 120000 authors from every age and literary discipline
Literary Reference Center is a rich full-text literary database covering all genres and timeframes. It includes thousands of synopses, critical essays, book reviews, literary journals and author biographies, plus full-text classic novels, short stories and poems
Biography In Context is built on a foundation of more than 650,000 biographical entries covering international figures from all time periods and areas of study
Bloom's Literary Reference Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.
JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. (See notes below)
Video on DemandProvided by InfoBase. Over 26,000 videos covering over 900 subjects
NoveList is the premier database of reading recommendations, available through libraries around the world. We match the right book with the right person.
Gale EBOOKS includes Digital copies of reference books on a wide range of topics. Many of these books we also have in print in the library.
Career Guidance Center is a comprehensive resource for career exploration and planning that allows users to quickly find the valuable career information they need, whether it’s industry and professions articles, school planning resources, or skills and career advice.
The Curriculum Resource Center provides teachers fast access to thousands of easily reproduced handouts to supplement text and lesson plans used in middle school, high school, and junior college classrooms. The resource includes an expansive collection of maps, full-color diagrams, images, experiments, timelines, and other visual educational resources is conveniently arranged. Each handout can be saved, emailed, printed, or distributed for educational purposes.
Health Reference Center includes comprehensive, in-depth coverage of body systems, current health issues, major diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures, as well as health and nutrition information specific to men, women, children, teens, and seniors.HISTORY
Gale EBOOKS includes Digital copies of reference books on a wide range of topics. Many of these books are also in print in the library.
Clasroom Video on Demand Provided by InfoBase. Over 26,000 videos covering over 900 subjects
Ebsco Points of View Reference Center- a full-text database that offers students with a series of comprehensive essays with point and counterpoint arguments related to current issues in the news.
Just click Login again on the top of the page to access this resource.
Psyc Articles (EBSCO)Delve into the science of psychology and behavior with PsycARTICLES, the database of full-text peer-reviewedarticles published by the American Psychological Association and affiliated journals.STEM
Science In Context is a Gale database with hundreds of today's most significant science topics, showcasing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues.
Content and a dynamic design that facilitates STEM research and learning, the award-winning Science Online offers a comprehensive overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines.
Gale EBOOKS includes Digital copies of books on a wide range of topics. Many of these books are also in print in the library.
High-quality content from popular and educational sources including full-text databases, e-books and digital magazines.
Ebsco MAS Complete -Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for more than 540 popular,high school magazines. Provides more than 440 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents,and an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text backfiles (back to 1975) for key magazines.
InfoBase Databases (provided by RBRHS)
More than 70 years' worth of authoritative, sole-source content. The subject-specific databases cover a wide range of core-curriculum subject areas, from history, science, literature, and careers to geography, health, issues and controversies, current and archival news, teacher handouts, and more.
JStor Database (provided by RBRHS)To access JSTOR from home, follow this access token registration link while in school.
- You will be directed to the Login/Register for MyJSTOR page.
- Complete the required fields to register a unique username and password. Use your school gmail account.
- Click "Submit" to register your account. You will be redirected to the new JSTOR main page, where you may use JSTOR as usual.
For subsequent access, users may go directly to https://www.jstor.org and select "Login" at the top of the page to enter JSTOR with their username and password. They may access JSTOR via this account from any location. Note that each user must register their own MyJSTOR account through the access token registration link to access full-text content on JSTOR.NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINESWe subscribe to several print newspapers and magazines. These periodicals below can be accessed digitally.
New York Times Digital Edition- Unlimited use while in school. Create an account in school, with your gmail account, to save articles to be read outside of school or on your phone/tablet.
InfoTrac Custom Newspapers (GALE)
Digital Magazines- Access the digital version of these magazines in school.
Outside of school, use the login and pw given to you.