Databases

General Database Links

·      Kitsap Regional Library

Lotsof great research databases here for your use. Use our NKHS library card (29068006856151)or use your own library card number. Look across the top bar for the "KRLResources" button. Choose "Research and More". There is a listof available databases along the right-hand side of the screen. Find the onesyou think will be most helpful for your topic. We are here to help you!

http://www.krl.org

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·      Opposing Viewpoints

Point-of-viewarticles, topic overviews, statistics, primary documents, and full-textmagazine and newspaper articles on current events and issues of controversy.Use NKHS' library number to gain access 29068006856151.

http://krlrpa.krl.org:2121/ic/ovic/?userGroupName=kitsap_main

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·      American History Documents

Textsof primary documents related to the study of American history dating from themedieval era to the present. Browse within historical time categories.

http://www.vlib.us/amdocs/

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·      The History Channel

WhileThe History Channel itself is for television, it's website contains much moreinformation. Click on "This Day in History" to search for informationfor research projects. This site also has video clips - information from videoclips can be used in research - just remember to cite!

http://www.history.com/

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·      Library of Congress Digital Collection

Nineextensive digital American collections with print, pictorial, and audiovisualresources. A link to international collections is also included.

http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-digital.html

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·      Pew Internet and American Life Project

ExploreAmerican life through reports, surveys, and statistics on activities andpursuits, demographics and technology, and media.

http://www.pewinternet.org/

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·      Primary Sources at The Library of Congress

TheLibrary of Congress is a national library and has vast collections available toyou online. When you arrive at this link go the "American Memory"collection. This collection is comprised of primary source documents - letters,photos, diary entries, etc. that you may find useful in your research.

http://www.loc.gov/index.html

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·      U.S. Census Bureau

Population,housing, economic, and geographic data about the U.S.

http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

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·      World Book Encyclopedia

Online version of one of the world'sbest encyclopedias.

ID is: nksdworld

Password is: nksd400

http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb

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·      World History

TheAvalon Project: world history texts of primary documents from 4000 BCE to thepresent. Browse within historical time categories.

http://avalon.law.yale.edu/

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·      Wolfram Alpha

http://www.wolframalpha.com/

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·      Internet Archive

Digitalcollections of text, moving images, audio, and special projects (eg."Wayback Machine")

http://www.archive.org/

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·      Booklist Online

Accessthousands of book reviews, lists, blogs about reading and good readsrecommended by the American Library Association.

http://www.booklistonline.com

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·      Encyclopedia Mythica

Articles,a bestiary, genealogies, and images from mythology and folklore from around theworld. Resources can be browsed within categories by country.

http://www.pantheon.org/

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·      Online Writing Lab

PurdueUniversity writing lab provides examples for writing paers in MLA and APAformates. Other pages focus on the writing needs of high school and collegestudents.

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

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·      Poetry Database

Databaseof poems and related resources, including readings, interviews, artices, and essays.Some resources include audio or video.

http://www.poetryfoundation.org/

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·      Languages

Linkslead to extensive language resources for French, Spanish, Italian, and Germanthat include television and games as well as dictionaries and grammars. Basicresources are available for Chinese, Greek, and Portuguese.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/

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·      Metropolitan Museum of Art

TheHeilbrunn Timeline of Art History has world maps, timelines, thematic essays,biographies, and images of works of art.

http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/

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·      Petrucci Music Library

Sheetmusic and recordings of public-domain music and music from composers who arewilling to share without charge. Music may be searched by name, country, ortime period.

http://imslp.org/wiki/Main_Page

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·      Biology Online

Well-organizedbiology site allows general searching, searching by tool type, and browsing.Tools include a dictionary, articles, tutorials, a forum, and a directory torelated sites.

http://www.biology-online.org/

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·      Earth Trends

Environmental,social, and economic factors in report, country profiles, maps, and datatables. Free registration required after 3 searches.

http://earthtrends.wri.org/#

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·      Global Edge--Business

Economicbusiness information organized by country, state (U.S.), and industry.Diagnostic tools are available with free registration.

http://globaledge.msu.edu/

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·      Plants Database

Images,characteristics, and distribution information for plants in the U.S. and itsterritories. Includes both scientific and common names.

http://plants.usda.gov/java/

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·      Science World

Extensiveresources in math, chemistry, physics, and astronomy. Scientific biographiesare included in a separate section.

http://scienceworld.wolfram.com/

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