Online Databases

@ Your Oakton Library

Information regarding these online sources.

  • Passwords are case-sensitive and required for home access.
  • Passwords are posted on the Oakton HS Library Blackboard site under Research Databases.
  • Works Cited Information: Use MLA format Citing Web Publications or NoodleTools database.
  • All Works Cited Information can be found on the Oakton HS Library Blackboard site.

Databases as Library Resources

ABC CLIO

ABC CLIO

  • American & World History
  • Geography from Ancient to Modern Times
  • Issues
  • ABC_CLIO eBook Collection
​​Access World News

Access World News

  • Provides global primary source content of real world events. 
Britannica School Encyclopedia

Britannica School 

  • An online encyclopedia

Britannica School Encyclopedia

Britannica Moderna

  • An online encyclopedia in Spanish

culture gram

CultureGrams

  • Cultural information on more than 200 countries

digital

Digital Literacy

  • Guidance and Safety (cyberbullying, avoiding predators, digital etiquette)
  • Career information and preparedness
  • How to use multiple platforms and sites
  • Biographies of the tech world's biggest movers and shakers

Ebsco Library

EBSCOhost

  • A database that includes full-text articles and abstracts of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.

GALE LEARNING

Gale

  • Biography Resource Center
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Global Issues in Context
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Opposing Viewpoints
  • GREENR
  • Smithsonian Primary Sources in U.S. History

Infobase Learning

Infobase

  • Issues & Controversies

J Stor

JSTOR

  • Archive of scholarly peer-reviewed journals and other materials from a wide range of disciplines.
 

MyOn

myOn

  • Digital book library of easy readers

PRO Quest

ProQuest

  • eLibrary
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
  • SIRS Discoverer
  • Proquest

salem

Salem Press

  • Decades
  • Great Events from History
  • Great Lives from History
  • Milestone Documents
  • Musicians and Composers
  • Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues 

tumble

TumbleBook Library

  • Online book collection of easy readers

tumble cloud

TumbleBook Cloud

  • Online collection of ebooks, read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books 

world book

World Book

  • Online Reference Center
  • World Book Discover
  • World Book Advanced
  • Spanish-Language Encyclopedia
  • Inventions and Discoveries
  • Living Green