The following programs are available to the Olympic High School students at school and at home. The User Name and Password for each are available in the OHS library.
Look for the notation MLA for subscriptions that make citations for you!
Select one of these research programs:
Automobile care and repair tips and troubleshooting.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online
More than an encyclopedia, Britannica Online offers a dictionary, recommended websites, and multimedia resources. MLA
"CultureGrams Online Database links you to all CultureGrams editions, including World, Kids, and States material, in an engaging interface that can be accessed anywhere, anytime. It includes unlimited printing rights, along with exclusive online features: worldwide photo gallery, famous people collection, and a unique recipe collection that offers five homegrown recipes from all countries in the database. Plus, sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.
"The CQ Researcher Online is the award-winning choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news. Controversial topics addressed in a balanced, unbiased manner in the CQ tradition."
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Encyclopedia of Business and
Finance, 2nd ed. 2nd ed., 2v, 2007
Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship 2v, 2008
The Crusades Reference Library 4v, 2005
Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 2v, 2005
Elizabethan World Reference Library 4v, 2007
Encyclopedia of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity 3v, 2005
Encyclopedia of Modern Europe: Europe 1789-1914: Encyclopedia of the Age of Industry and Empire 5v, 2006
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa 2nd ed., 4v, 2004
Great Depression and the New Deal Reference Library 4v, 2003
History Behind the Headlines: The Origins of Conflicts Worldwide 6v, 2001
Korean War Reference Library 2v, 2002
Middle Ages Reference Library 5v, 2001
Middle East Conflict Reference Library 4v, 2006
Roaring Twenties Reference Library 2v, 2006
Terrorism Reference Library 4v, 2003
U.S. Immigration and Migration Reference Library 6v, 2004
Vietnam War Reference Library 5v, 2001
War in the Persian Gulf Reference Library 4v, 2004
World Eras, Vol. 1: European Renaissance and Reformation, 1350-1600
Ancient Egypt, 2615 - 332 B.C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 6: Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 7: Imperial China, 617-1644
World Eras, Vol. 8: Ancient Mesopotamia, 3300-331 B.C.E.
World Eras, Vol. 9: Industrial Revolution in Europe, 1750-1914
World Eras, Vol. 10: West African Kingdoms, 500-1590
World War I Reference Library 4v, 2002
World War II Reference Library 5v, 2000
The Bill of Rights 5v, 2005
Constitutional Amendments: From Freedom of Speech to Flag Burning 2nd ed., 3v, 2008
U.S. Court Cases, Rev. ed. 3v, 2011
Nation and World
World Religions Reference Library 6v, 2007
Chemical Compounds 3v, 2006
Chemical Elements 2nd ed., 3v, 2010
Crime and Punishment: Essential Primary Sources
Environmental Issues: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Family in Society: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Government, Politics, and Protest: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Human and Civil Rights: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Immigration and Multiculturalism: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Medicine, Health, and Bioethics: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Social Policy: Essential Primary Sources 2006
Terrorism: Essential Primary Sources 2006
E-Books: Ask your teacher or check with the library for the password.
A database of magazine and newspaper articles. Most are full text.
TIPS: To return to the article at a later date, scroll to the PERSISTENT LINK, copy and paste it into a Word document. The Explorer window address is for the session, not the article. Also, to get the MLA citation, hit the CITE button on the right.
Designed for use by middle and senior high school students. Students find the answers they need from more than 2,000 full-text magazines, newspapers, books, and transcripts - plus thousands of maps, pictures, web links, and audio/video files. Teachers can create electronic bookcarts with just the resources they want their students to use.
A current affairs research tool reporting on key statistics to explain what is happening in the news. MLA
Salem Health is the online access to Magill's Medical Guide, a five volume reference set available in the OHS library. "The Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders." From "Salem Health" Homepage
"Users can...browse theme-oriented book lists at every reading level through Explore Fiction, and look for outstanding titles in Best Fiction. Many title records have direct links to Web sites with information about the author or teacher resource materials. Besides locating books to read, users can learn more about books and authors through Feature Articles, Book Discussion Guides, and Book Talks." From "About Novelist"
A database of magazine and newspaper articles, including five Northwest newspapers. Most are full text.
Through the Student Research Center, users can easily pre-determine which content sources (e.g., Magazines, Newspapers, Biographies, Country Reports, Film & Video) will be included with their search. They can also search their databases by topic heading, make use of an online dictionary and encyclopedia, explore the top searches of the day, and even limit their search according to appropriate Lexile reading levels.
World Book Online
This online version of World Book Encyclopedia has both an English language and Spanish language version. MLA