Digital Resources


I. Databases

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases– Comprehensive, current, authoritative, accessible and aligned, this masterful collection of social studies resources develops students’ historical understanding, information literacy and critical thinking skills.   http://databases.abc-clio.com/Authentication/LogOn

EbscoHost –  a periodical, journal, and newspaper database. http://www.askri.org

Literature Resource Center –  a database containing professional and academic articles on all aspects of literature, including authors, works, criticism, analyses and themes.      http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/war15735

JSTOR –  a digital library of academic journals, books and primary sources. http://www.jstor.org

Newsbank.com – this site includes 3 databases:

  • Access World News:  International & Domestic Perspectives for Research Papers, Debate and Speech
  • America’s Historical Newspapers, 1690-2000
  • Current Events

http://infoweb.newsbank.com

Science Online –  a comprehensive database covering most scientific and mathematical topics.

http://online.infobaselearning.com/direct.aspx?pid=WE40&aid=18299

SIRS Knowledge Source –  SIRS Knowledge Source provides primary, and secondary periodical, journal, and newspaper articles as well as  U. S. federal government documents in the topics of political science, history, government, and international affairs.

http://sks.sirs.com

II. E-Books

ABC-CLIO My Bookshelfhttp://ebooks.abc-clio.com/main.aspx?l=1&t=title

INFOBASE Publishing: http://admin.infobasepublishing.com

GALE Virtual Reference Library:  http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/war15735

World Book Online:   http://worldbookonline.com/?subacct=K8168

III. Educational Websites 

AskRI.org –  contains 15 educational sites including:  EbscoHost  and Explora databases ( journal and magazine articles), Mango (Foreign Language database), World Book (encyclopedia), Novelist (bibliography of reading books, Heritage Quest (geneology), A to Z databases( business/employment info) and tutor.com (homework help and career information). http://askri.org/

Bartleby.com – a literature research site and books online. Barleby.com publishes thousands of free online classics of reference, literature and non-fiction works.   http://www.bartleby.com/reference

BHHS Library Online Catalog – is an online catalog for the Hendricken library.

http://hendricken.follettdestiny.com

Discovery Streaming – is an educational digital media site providing a multiplicity of learning experiences and content to students and teachers in various academic subjects and disciplines.

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/

MLA Formatting and Study Guide – MLA (Modern Language Association) style manual commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.  MLA is used by most classes at Bishop Hendricken High School.

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/

Kate Turabian Term Paper Style Manual – the style manual used most generally by historians.

http://www.press.uchicago.edu/books/turabian/turabian_citationguide.html

Ocean State Libraries – Ocean State Libraries is a consortium of the public libraries of Rhode Island dedicated to serving the Rhode Island community by sharing materials, services, and electronic resources.    http://www.oslri.org/osl/