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On-line Research Databases For Students


To access resources from home, or from your classroom computers, go to www.infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/va_p_charlottes

To access resources from the library computers, double click on the desktop icon.

PASSWORD: schools (lowercase)

Scroll through the options for the database most appropriate for student needs such as:

Kids Infobits: Meets the research needs of students in K through grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Junior Edition: This periodical database is designed for students in middle school with magazines, newspapers and reference books (most are full-text) for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

Biography Resource Center: This database combines biographies from respected Gale Group sources. It includes full-text articles from hundreds of periodicals. Search for people based on one or more personal facts such as birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, gender or combine criteria to create a custom search.