May 23, 2017

CPMHS Library Databases 2016-17

 

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF RESEARCH!

CPMHS DATABASES: 

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-IN INFORMATION: Please stop by the library to pick up 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 2016-17

User Names and Passwords Are Available in the CPMHS Library.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Features thousands of cross-referenced entries, covering the entire spectrum of African-American history over the past 500 years.

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

Acomplete, multifaceted examination of the foundations of the government and political system of the United States.

AMERICAN HISTORY   (abc-clio)

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 (infobase)   

More than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history from the Colonial Era to the present. Thousands of biographies, subject entries, timeline entries, primary source documents, maps, and images.  Includes American Women's History, US Goverment and the decades of the 20th century 

ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL HISTORY     (infobase)   

8 civilizations - ancient Egypt, ancient Mesopotamia, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, ancient and medieval Africa, medieval Europe, the Americas, and ancient and medieval Asia.

BLOOM'S LITERATURE

Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters and influential movements and events in world literature.

BRITANNICA ONLINE    

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 GUIDANCE CENTER 

Profiles of nearly 3400 jobs and 94 industries.  Take a Career Interest Assessment.  Advice on choosing the right post-high school education, apprenticeships and internships, resume writing (including samples), applying for student loans, work-study programs and financial aid directories. Updated information on fastest growing, highest payingand nost in-demand jobs.

DAILY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY 

Discover the everyday details about past eras that make history relevant and meaningful.

DIGITAL LITERACY  

Become a savvy digital citizen with the knowledge and skill set needed to safely and effectively navigate the digital world.

FINANCIAL LITERACY

Prepare for your financial future! Economics and personal finance made comprehensible and engaging.  Explore macro-, micro-, and global economics as well as personal and household finance.

GALE GENERAL ONE FILE  

More than 60 million articles from thousands of magazines, academic journals, and newspapers, on every conceivable subject.

If you are asked for a password when using this database outside of school, use empirelink.

ISSUES AND CONTROVERSIES                             

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 

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.

THE LATINO-AMERICAN EXPERIENCE  

From the Mayan Empire to the Trump's-Wall brouhaha.

MODERN WORLD HISTORY     (infobase)

The people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history from mid-15th century to the present.

NEWSPAPERS:  See Gale General One File (for a wide variety of national and international newspapers and popular magazines) and The New York Times.

THE NEW YORK TIMES  

The newspaper of record.  Full-text articles from 1851 to the present.  Access to The New York Times is available to all Carle Place students and staff by using your school-based email account (cps.k12.ny.us OR cpscloud.net).  Once you set up your account, you will receive two emails from the NYTimes.  You MUST click on the link in the CONFIRMATION email to activate your account.  Check your spam or junk folder if the confirmation email doesn't pop up in your inbox.  Or contact sbourla@cps.k12.ny.us

Click HERE to set up your account - the email address is your cps.k12.ny.us OR cpscloud.net account.

POP CULTURE UNIVERSE    

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   

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 

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 

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 Cartoons (with critical

WORLD ALMANAC

An amazing resource chock full of essential statistics on thousands of topics.

WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA

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: Understanding a Changing World

Authoritative content and online tools to develop your global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our globalized world.

WORLD HISTORY: ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL ERAS  (abc-clio)

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  (abc-clio)

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  

Religion around the globe, from prehistory to the present.

WRITER'S REFERENCE CENTER

Get the tools you need to write effectively, from mechanics and grammar to style and research.


NOVEL ny DATABASES

Periodical articles and reference materials on these topics:

Agriculture Collection

Business and Company ASAP

Business and Company Resource Center 

Business Economics and Theory

Communications and Mass Media Collection

Computer Database

Criminal Justice Collection

Culinary Arts Collection

Custom Newspapers

Diversity Studies Collection

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

Expanded Academic ASAP

Fine Arts and Music Collection

Gale Opposing Viewpoints In Context 

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Issues Collection

General Business File ASAP

General OneFile

General Science Collection

Health Reference Center Academic

Home Improvement Collection

Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection

Information Science & Library Issues Collection

InfoTrac Newsstand

Insurance & Liability Collection

Military and Intelligence Collection

National Newspaper Index 

New York State Newspapers

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

Pop Culture Collection

Popular Magazines

Psychology Collection

Religion & Philosophy Collection

Small Business Collection

Vocations, Careers & Technical Education Collection

War & Terrorism Collection

World History Collection


PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR A SUBJECT GUIDE TO OUR DATABASES.