CPMHS Library Databases 2012-13
WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF RESEARCH!
Our databases are easy to use and are designed to help you complete your research projects and papers.They consist of information from reference books, newspapers, and journal articles. Essays, illustrations, maps, tables, charts, letters, and other primary and secondary source materials are updated frequently and can be easily searched, e-mailed or printed. Access is available 24/7 as long as you have internet access.
SEARCH: Use keywords to search all databases.
EVALUATE: Read the Home Page of a database to see if it can help you.
CREDIT: Citation information appears at the end of each article in a database.
LOG-ON INFORMATION: We have streamlined our log-in procedures this year. As always, you must stop by the library to pick up the user names and passwords. We look forward to seeing you!
NOVELNY: Should you need additional information, check out NOVELNY, New York State’s electronic library. A list of NOVEL’s collections, covering a wide variety of subject areas, can be found following the descriptions of our library's research databases.
CPMHS LIBRARY RESEARCH DATABASES 2012-13
Unless noted in *red* all of the following databases share the same user name and password. This information is available in the library.
AMERICAN GOVERNMENT http://www.socialstudies.abc-clio.com/
Match current events with lasting themes of American politics and public policy at all levels - from grassroots activism to the White House.
From the first explorers in the New World to today's headlines, this database investigates the people, events and themes of our nation's evolution.
AMERICAN HISTORY http://www.fofweb.com/
More than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. Thousands of biographies, subject entries, timeline entries, primary source documents, maps, and images.
AMERICAN WOMEN'S HISTORY http://www.fofweb.com/
Biographies, historical and topical subject entries, primary source documents, maps and charts, photographs, and timeline entries covering more than 500 years of American women's history.
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL HISTORY http://www.fofweb.com/
8 civilizations - ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia.
AP (Associated Press) IMAGES http://apimages.ap.org/unsecured/logip.aspx
Over 3.5 million AP news photographs from the 1840's through today with more than 3,000 photos added on a daily basis. Includes over 80,000 graphics, including maps, timelines, logos and graphs.
BLOOM'S LITERARY REFERENCE ONLINE http://www.fofweb.com/
Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters and influential movements and events in world literature.
BRITANNICA ONLINE http://school.eb.com
Includes the Encyclopedia Britannica, Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, Britannica Internet Guide and Britannica Student Encyclopedia. Other features: Video & Media, a world atlas, the Year in Review and a timeline.
CAREER CRUISING http://public.careercruising.com/us/en
Online career guidance and planning system.
COUNTRY WATCH http://www.countrywatch.com/cw_default.aspx
Comprehensive and up-to-date political, economic, cultural, and historical
CQ PRESS http://library.cqpress.com/
The Congress A-Z * Elections A-Z * The Presidency A-Z * The Supreme Court * The US Constitution A-Z
Easy-to-use encyclopedic entries offer a quick path to understanding key topics about our government.
*GALE GENERAL ONE FILE http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_li_cp
*A NOVELny database - requires NOVELny password*
More than 60 million articles from thousands of magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, on every conceivable subject. This replaces Proquest Direct.
ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES http://www.fofweb.com/
Up-to-date, in-depth and objective information on the most prominent and controversial topics of the day. Includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.
ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES in AMERICAN HISTORY http://www.fofweb.com/
In-depth and balanced investigations of great issues in American history, including primary source documents, biographies, timelines, images, statistical charts, encyclopedia survey articles, and an education Resource Center.
MODERN WORLD HISTORY http://www.fofweb.com/
The people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present.
NEWSPAPERS: Go to Gale General One File, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal to log on.
THE NEW YORK TIMES http://www.nytimes.com/
The newspaper of record. Full-articles from 1851 to the present.
POP CULTURE UNIVERSE http://www.socialstudies.abc-clio.com/
American and world pop culture from 1900 to now, including movies, TV shows, awards, box office stars, fads, fashion, news items, and more. Thousands of articles and images.
SCIENCE ONLINE http://www.fofweb.com/
Information on a broad range of scientific disciplines. Includes more than 1900 biographies, 2000 essays, 28,500 definitions, 3000 printable diagrams, 600 experiments and a timeline of scientific advances from the formation of the Milky Way galaxy to the present.
TEEN HEALTH & WELLNESS http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/
Comprehensive curricular support and self-help tools on topics including diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity, family life and more.
TODAY'S SCIENCE http://www.fofweb.com/
What's happening in science NOW: A complete back-file of illustrated science news coverage from 1992, updated weekly and fully linked to background information. Includes biographies of famous scientists, in-depth coverage on earth, space science, biology, physics and chemistry an embedded glossary, images, indexes and research aids. Special features: "Need a Research Topic" and Editorial Cartons (with critical thinking questions).
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT http://www.fofweb.com/
In-depth information on the structure and function of the U.S. government and its everyday role in the lives of citizens.
Business news, finance news, world, political, and sports news from a capitalist point of view.
WORLD ALMANAC New this fall! http://www.fofweb.com/
An amazing resource chock full of essential statisitcs on thousands of topics.
WORLD AT WAR: UNDERSTANDING CONFLICT & SOCIETY http://www.socialstudies.abc-clio.com/
Reference works, primary sources, historical insight and analysis of the important themes and consequences of all major U.S.-involved wars, from colonial times to the present.
WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA http://www.worldbookonline.com/
A user-friendly encyclopedia with special features: Today in History, Behind the Headlines, Features of the Month, Media Showcase, Dictionary, Atlas, Surf the Ages and What's Happening this Month. Now includes Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, the intermediate Student Discovery Encyclopedia.
WORLD GEOGRAPHY http://www.socialstudies.abc-clio.com/
Understanding a changing world: the stoires behind all the countries of the world plus explorations of key questions on geography-related topics among the world's nations.
WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL ERAS http://www.socialstudies .abc-clio.com/
From pre-historic times to the Renaissance - reference entries, primary sources, interactive lessons, study tools and teacher support features. Hundreds of primary source documents, profiles of over 400 city-states, countries and regions of the ancient world; interactive timelines; over 1400 biographies of important figures.
WORLD HISTORY: MODERN ERA http://www.socialstudies.abc-clio.com/
Historic events, people and movements from the 1500s to the present. The Living History section offers historical links to current events. This Day in History is a listing of historical events for each calendar day.
WORLD RELIGIONS New this fall! http://www.fofweb.com/
Religions and spiritual traditions from around the globe.
WRITER'S REFERENCE CENTER New this fall! http://www.fofweb.com/
Get the tools you need to write effectively, from mechanics and grammar to style and research.
YOUR GOVERNMENT & HOW IT WORKS New this fall! http://www.fofweb.com/
An entertaining guide to our government.
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NOVEL ny DATABASES http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_li_cp
Periodical articles and reference materials on these topics: