DATABASES
FOR EDISON STUDENTS AND STAFF

 

 
GROLIER ONLINE page

http://go.grolier.com

This link leads to

         Encyclopedia Americana

         Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

         The New Book of Knowledge

       as well as  clickable maps, dictionary, thesaurus, current events, games, Today in History, Pro and Con (debate starters), world newspapers.

Other databases:

       La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre   

       The New Book of Popular Science   

          America the Beautiful   

        Lands and Peoples   

          Amazing Animals of the World   

            (To log in, click the link above, then type the NOVEL EBSCO ID and password.)

 

 

eLIBRARY  http://proquestk12.com/myproducts

Contains over 140 books and magazines.  Most are easier to read for research.  Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary.

           (To log in, click the link above, then type the NOVEL EBSCO ID and password.)

 

 


NOVEL GALE page

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nysl_me_77_tevth

This link leads to various databases including
       Academic OneFile
         General One File
         Popular Magazines

         Custom Newspapers
         New York State Newspapers
         InfoTrac Newstand

         National Newspaper Index

         Business and Company ASAP
         General Business File ASAP

         Small Business Collection

         Computer Database

         Diversity Studies Collection

         Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

         Fine Arts and Music Collection

         Gardening, Landscape and Horticulture Collection

         General Science Collection

         Health Reference Center Academic

         Nursing and Allied Health Collection

         Psychology Collection

         Military and Intelligence Database

         Business Insights: Essentials           

         Kids InfoBits

        Opposing Viewpoints in Context plus additional subject databases

                (To log into any of these databases, click the link above them, then type the NOVEL GALE password.)

 

 

Gannett Newstand   http://search.proquest.com/gannettnews

Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, six of which are from New York State. They are Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie  Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).

               (To log into this database, click the link above, then type the NOVEL EBSCO ID and password.)



EDISON GALE page

http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/jama76847
This link leads to
      Gale Virtual Reference Library    

                  Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film

                  Encyclopedia of World Biography

                  CaseBase 2012 (business studies)

                  Encyclopedia of Education

                  Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans: A Guide to Education Related Financial Aid Programs for Students and Professions

                  American Decades (1900-1999)

                  History Behind the Headlines (background on public issues prior to 2003)

                  New Dictionary of Ideas (a survey of Western thought and culture)

                  American Law Yearbook (law cases, biographies of legal figures and government appointees)

                  Novels for Students (critical overview of dozens of novels taught in schools and colleges)

                  The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine

                  UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances

                  Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations (covers 194 countries and dependencies, plus biographies of national leaders)

                  Encyclopedia of Religion

                  Alternative Energy

        Gale Science in Context

        Testing & Education Reference Center

                  (To log into any of these databases, click the link above them, then type the EDISON GALE password.)

Auto Repair Reference Center
http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=uid&user=tedisonvths&password=tedisonvths&group=main&profile=autorefctr 
        (To log into Auto Repair, click the link, then type the NOVEL EBSCO id and password.)

 

Salem Health http://health.salempress.com/action/remoteAccessActivation    NEW  NEW  NEW

This link leads to the contents of
         Magill’s Medical Guide, seventh edition                                  

This encyclopedia covers a full range of medical topics: bacterial and fungal infections; cancers; genetic defects; heart and circulatory disorders; abdominal and gastrointestinal disorders; bone and muscle defects; brain and nervous system problems; dental diseases; eating and nutritional disorders; endocrine disorders; immune disorders; kidney and urinary system disorders; liver disorders; reproductive system disorders of both men and women; respiratory disorders; exsually transmitted diseases; skin disorders; sleep disorders; trauma-related disorders; vector-borne diseases; visual disorders; psychological, emotional, and learning disorders that affect physical health of the body.

This link also leads to the contents of

         Addictions & Substance Abuse   NEW  NEW  NEW

This encyclopedia covers diagnosis and prevention; health issues and physiology; psychological issues and behaviors; social issues and behaviors; substance abuse; substances; and treatment.

       (To log into Salem Health, click the link above, then type the NOVEL EBSCO PASSWORD without the last letter. When the new page opens, type your topic in the search box.)

 

Salem Science

http://science.salempress.com/action/remoteAccessActivation
This link leads to the contents of
         Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society                                  

This encyclopedia covers fundamental science and the mathematics behind our daily lives. The articles in the set are drawn from architecture and engineering; arts, music and entertainment; business, economics and marketing; communications and computers; friendship, romance and religion; games, sport and recreation; government, politics and history; history and development of curricular concepts; mathematics around the world; mathematics culture and identity; medicine and health; school and society; space, time and distance; travel and transportation; weather, nature and environment. 

       (To log into Salem Science & History, click the link above, then type the NOVEL EBSCO PASSWORD without the last letter. When the new page opens, type your topic in the search box.)

 

Salem Literature: Critical Insights
http://literature.salempress.com/action/remoteAccessActivation
This link leads to materials on 
 the following themes:

           Dystopia    

           Good & Evil     

           Literature of Protest   NEW   NEW   NEW

               The Slave Narrative   NEW   NEW   NEW

               Technology & Humanity    

the following authors:
           Arthur Miller  

             Jane Austen
             Nathaniel Hawthorne
             Stephen King                  

             Toni Morrison
             Tennessee Williams    

and the following individual works of literature:
             Canterbury Tales  
             Death of a Salesman
             Fahrenheit 451   NEW   NEW   NEW   

             The Great Gatsby
             The Inferno

             Jane Eyre   NEW  NEW  NEW

             A Streetcar Named Desire 
            
To Kill a Mockingbird

and the following set:

             Magill's Literary Annual, 1977-2013   

             (To log into Salem Literature, click the link above them, then type the NOVEL EBSCO PASSWORD without the last letter. You're ready to choose a source and search your topic.)

 

Salem History: The Decades
http://history.salempress.com/action/remoteAccessActivation
This link leads to the contents of
         The Fifties in America
         The Sixties in America
         The Seventies in America
         The Eighties in America
         The Nineties in America

         The 2000s in America    NEW


all in a single database.

            (To log into Salem History, click the link above them, then type the NOVEL EBSCO PASSWORD without the last letter. You're ready to choose a source and search your topic.)

ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases
http://databases.abc-clio.com 

This link leads to
        American Government
        American History
        Geography
        World History: Ancient
        World History: Modern

         World Religions       

           (To log into any of these databases, click the link above them, then type the NOVEL EBSCO ID without the last letter and the PASSWORD without the last letter. When you see the greeting "Welcome Thomas Edison" you're ready to search one or more databases.)

Teen Health and Wellness: Real Life, Real Answers 
http://www.teenhealthandwellness.com/
Provides up-to-date information and self-help tools on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, fitness, mental health, diversity and family, school and work . 
           (To log to this database, click the link, then type the NOVEL EBSCO ID and password in the upper right corner. Press enter. When the screen loads, you're ready to go.)

 

TeachingBooks.net
http://www.teachingbooks.net/home

A portal to thousands of multimedia resources that enhance your reading experiences: find author interviews, book guides and lesson plans, video book trailers, audio and video book readings, pronunciation of names, booklists, and authors' personal websites and blogs.  
           (To log to this database, click the link, skip the ID box and type the Teaching Books password.)

 

Fiction Connection 
http://www.fictionconnection.com/
Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. Find "read-a-likes" by topic, genre, setting, character, location, time frame, author, title, or ISBN.

           (To log into this database, click the link, and type the Fiction Connection password.)

 

NonFiction Connection 
http://www.nonfictionconnection.com/
Discover titles similar to books you already enjoy. Find "read-a-likes" by topic, genre, setting, character, location, time frame, author, title, or ISBN.

             (To log into this database, click the link, and type the NonFiction Connection password.)

 

GreenFILE  
http://www.greeninfoonline.com/

Covers the relationship between human beings and the environment with topics ranging across global warming, recycling, alternative fuels, and more. Information has been gathered from scholarly and general level journals as well as government documents and reports. It draws on the disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Produced by EBSCO. 
           (No password needed to log in to this database.)

Teacher Reference Center (TRC)   
http://www.teacherreference.com/
Indexes and abstracts 260 titles from the most popular teacher and administrator trade journals, periodicals, and books. It covers topics such as assessment, continuing education, current pedagogical research, curriculum development, instructional media, language arts, literacy standards, science & mathematics, and more for K-12 teachers and librarians. Produced by EBSCO. 
           (No password needed to log into this database.)

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)  

http://www.libraryresearch.com/
Indexes books, journals, and reports on libraries and information management. Produced by EBSCO. 
           (No password needed to log in to this database.)



Revised 04/29/2014BHULL 

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