LRC Databases and Reference eBooks

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     American HIstory

    From the explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines, American History investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution.


    Biography in Context

    Provides contextual information on the world's most influential people. Over 600,000 biographical entries cover a range of historically significant figures and present-day newsmakers.


    Grolier Online

    Contains more than 115,000 articles covering every core-curriculum subject. The articles and their illustrations are derived from the content of seven Scholastic encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.



    Issues Understanding Controversy and Society

    Contains information on current controversial issues providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources.


    Literature Resource Center

    Literature database offering a broad and representative range of authors and their works including biographical information on authors and full-text critical and literary analysis.


    Opposing Viewpoints in Context

    Contains information on current controversial issues and includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more.



    ProQuest Research Library: General research database containing books and articles from scholarly, trade, news, and consumer publications​. 


    Student Resources in Context

    General research database containing articles, videos, charts, images and infographics, and more. 



    World at War Understanding conflict and Society

    Presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world's identity from its beginning to today.


     World Geography

    Provides authoritative content and online tools to develop global literacy, focusing on the geographic, political, social, economic, and cultural forces that shape our world.


    World History: Ancient/Medieval

    Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.


    World History: Modern

    Covers world history from the Renaissance to today.

  • Reference eBooks


    Capstone Interactive Library is a collection of a limited number of interactive graphic novels on biology and physics topics. 


    Gale Virtual Reference Library  

    Gale Virtual Reference Library is a collection of reference books on a wide variety of topics in the arts, humanities, and science. 


    Infobase ebook

    Infobase eBooks is a collection of reference books including career information and physical sciences.



    Salem Press

    Slem is a collection of reference books containing information on literature, history, environmental science, and health. 



    Ebsco Sharp Online

    Sharpe Online (EBSCO) is a general collection of e-reference books on a wide variety of topics.