General Reference

When researching for general information use these resources:
(Remember that the tutorials for these resources are in my Google Classroom:
FHS Media Center (

Student Resources in Context Student Resources In Context provides contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events, including access to full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.
SIRS Knowledge Source SIRS Knowledge Source is a collection of 6 databases for students in grade 6-12 including full-text articles, graphics, photographs, government documents, primary sources, ebooks, and previewed websites.

Explora for Secondary Schools is a collection of academic articles for research and instruction. Topics can be sorted by lexile and content standard.

MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.
MasterFILE Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text from more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.