See Google Doc for Log On Information, which is the same for All MJS Subscription databases.
This database has reports "covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces" which have been researched and fact-checked. They are continuously updated to provide the most up-to-date statistics. This is a great resource for social studies and foreign language classes or anyone who wants to know more about our world!
World Book Online
This database is an online encyclopedia which offers information on people, places, historical events and time periods. You can select the "kid" or "student" version. The database offers images and multimedia resources. This is a great tool for finding information on a variety of topics.
Biomes of the Earth
Text and video of deserts, grasslands, lakes and rivers, oceans, taiga, temperate forests, tropical forests, tundra and wetlands.
Coverage of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special Topic Centers on key civilizations and regions, including the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, and Rome; ancient and medieval Africa, Asia, and the Americas; and medieval Europe and the Islamic World.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a resource that provides information about controversial issues. This is an excellent tool if you need information for one side of a debate or a balanced view. The database includes audio, videos and articles. This database can be used with language arts, social studies, computers, reading and health.
Chelsea House Biographies
This database offers full-length biographies on athletes, politicians, celebrities and leaders. It offers in-depth information, sidebars and timelines. These biographies may be extensive enough to use for reading assignments...check with your reading teacher!
Novelist is a great place to find book reviews, reading levels, book-alike suggestions book lists.
All Ebsco available Databases can be found here, including a Newswires, ERIC and Teacher Reference Center.