El Dorado H.S. LMC

Research Databases are available to EDHS Students, Staff & Faculty. Click Below.

Passwords available at library circulation desk.

Britannica School Multimedia Encyclopedia -- Britannica is a multimedia encyclopedia with thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.

Britannica Escolar -- Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

Consumer Reports - Through this site you have access to unbiased ratings of over 5,000 products. You also have access to reviews, expert buying advice, product comparisons and more. To log in, use this email address and password combination -- EDHSConsumer@gmail.com Password: Cougars1 (case sensitive)

FactCite Biography & Mythology -- FactCite includes access to Lincoln Library's biography databases, Shapers of Society, Sports Champions, World Biography, as well as Mythology and Milestone Documents. Great fast resource on people and their achievements!

Gale Online -Gale provides high quality research databases to support a variety of research. Primary source documents, biographies, articles, current events, professional journals and more are offered through these different databases:

Literature Resource Center & Literary Index- For literature criticism, and info on novels, stories, poetry, authors

Health and Wellness -- For health and medical-related issues

Opposing Viewpoints -- For pros and cons on controversial issues

Science -- For science and health-related topics

Gale High School -- For general research on all subjects

U.S. History-- For topics related to United States history

World History -- For topics on the people, places and events of world history

NEW! Gale Environmental Studies -- Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

NEW! Gale Interactive Science -- Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

NEW! National Geographic Kids -- Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

ProQuest -- An excellent group of databases provide you with high-quality information for a variety of research projects. These include:

CultureGrams -- Cultural information on countries of the world.

eLibrary -- Collection of periodical articles and digital media content for novice researchers.

ProQuest Central Student -- Millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals!

SIRS Discoverer -- Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary to middle school.

SIRS Issues Researcher -- Content organized by complex issues, for middle-school through adult users.

ProQuest Research Companion -- Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking.

School & Educators Complete -- eBook subscription database to support multiple subject areas for grade 9 through adult, and professional development content for faculty.

NoodleTools - Log on with your school Google account information for a seamless experience and have docs saved in Google Drive! NoodleTools is a works cited page composer, and much more. NoodleTools includes integrated tools for note-taking,outlining, citation, document archiving/annotation, and collaborative research and writing. The NoodleTools icon will appear in your menu of Google apps & extensions! See video tutorials below to get started or see Mrs. Linden.

Click HERE for an easy illustrated NoodleTools Users Cheat Sheet!

Salem Health or MasterPlots- Salem Health brings online access to Salem Press’ award-winning health reference works. The first reference set included is Salem Press’ best-sellingMagill’s Medical Guide.

ProCon.org - ProCon.org is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public charity. Our purpose is to provide resources for critical thinking and to educate without bias. We research issues that are controversial and important, and present them in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward, transparent, primarily pro-con format at no charge.

Published by Bloomsbury Publishing in collaboration with the Churchill Archives Centre, the Churchill Archive is a digital library of modern international history.

Sacramento Bee - Select "Student Login"

Class username: eldorado Password: cougar

San Francisco Chronicle eEdition - Login: eldorado Password: cougar

Los Angeles Times -- Login: cougarlibrarytrac@gmail.com Password: cougars1

Mountain Democrat - Print copies are available at the circulation desk for FREE.