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Magazines

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For Teachers (Streaming & NEWSELA)

Films and documentaries

Swank tutorial for teachers

News articles from reputable news agencies that can be modified by lexile

General

Articles covering a broad range of topics from a broad range of media types

Reference articles from ebooks that can be searched at the article level or by browsing within an ebook

English

Literary criticism, author overviews, and work overviews from the 20th century

Definitive record of the English language since 1150 providing detailed etymological  analysis of over 600,00 words and traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations

History & Social Studies

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics in African American history and culture

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics in American pop culture

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics in American Indian history and culture

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics regarding world religions

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics in Latinx American history and culture

Articles from books, primary sources, journals, news, etc. covering topics in U.S. history

Primary/secondary sources, biographies, journals, images & more covering a broad range of topics in Asian American history and culture

Articles from books, primary sources, journals, news, etc. covering topics in world history

Issues, Controversies, & Debates

Current news on social, political, and environmental global events

Current news on controversial social subjects with a U.S. focus

 

Newspapers, magazines, graphs, charts, maps, primary sources, and more covering major scientific, economic, historical, and political issues around the world

Reports published 44 times per year on contemporary political and social issues in the U.S.

Science

Articles from books, magazine, journals, etc. about most every subject in science

Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content. 

in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology (includes simplified published scholarly articles)

Reference sources, images, videos, and more on topics in health and wellness

Academic

Full-text articles & abstracts from academic journals, magazines, newspapers & books

Peer-reviewed articles from scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences

In-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics - Includes literature reviews (historiography) and primary source lists

Peer-reviewed journal articles covering psychology

Current Periodicals

1851 - present; TimesMachine 1851-2002

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Current U.S. Major Dailies
Today's paper available by 8AM every day

full digital access to the Chicago Tribune

 

 

magazine with daily coverage of politics, education, science/tech, & culture

 

 

 

Historical Periodicals

Highly influential Black newspaper during the early to mid twentieth century
Access to articles from 1905-1975

 

primary source materials covering a vast range of topics during the civil war

Chicago Tribune 1849-1994
Wall Street Journal 1889-2000
Washington Post 1877-2001

Gale Databases Power Search

                    search all Gale databases using PowerSearch; also use Topic Finder to narrow your search or develop a topic for your research papers.