• Databases  

    Ask your PHS librarians for a list of database passwords.

    Gale
    Articles and images from magazines, academic journals, newspapers, and reference books. Also includes literary criticism and videos.

    Infobase
    Great source for career information, literary criticism, and articles for history, geography, and science.

    EBSCO
    Articles and images from magazines, academic journals, newspapers, and reference books. Also includes access to eBooks for research and for leisure reading.

    Britannica
    Online version of Encyclopedia Britannica.  

    World Book
    Online version of World Book Encyclopedia.  Includes an atlas, dictionary, ebooks, and literary criticism. 

    Gale's Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)
    Includes practice tests for SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, TSI (Accuplacer), STAAR, ASVAB and more.  Also provides advice and guidance for college and career planning.  Students will need to set up their own account to take practice tests.

    EBSCO's Learning Express
    Includes practice tests for SAT, PSAT, ACT, AP, STAAR, ASVAB, and more.  Also includes career inventory tests and guidance for college and career planning. Students will need to set up their own account to take practice tests.

     

    Other Research Links

    Use a citation making site to help you with your Works Cited Page:
    EasyBib
    Bibme
    Citation Machine

    Purdue OWL
    Writing Tips along with MLA and APA style manuals from Purdue University.

    Database Search Tips
    Folow these tips from the MIT Libraries to improve your search results.

    Plagiarism Tutorial
    Learn to avoid plagiarism using this tutorial from the Vaughn Memorial Library.

    Credible Sources Count! Tutorial
    Learn to evaluate web sites for school assignments with this tutorial from the Vaughn Memorial Library.