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LLHS Library: Databases

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Database Overview

Subscription databases are available to the Las Lomas community. The information in databases has been edited and fact-checked. Databases contain accurate, reliable and timely information - perfect for your research assignments!  Some of the databases require passwords. For passwords, see or email your librarian

Thank you to the Las Lomas Site Council and to the Acalanes District for funding database research at our school!

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Subscription Databases

The password for ProQuest Products has recently changed.  For passwords, see or email your librarian


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ProQuest contains magazines, newspapers, books, and more to support research in key curricula subjects.

Click here for a helpful demonstration on how to use ProQuest.

ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher
   Pros & Cons on leading issues

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer
   General reference resource for beginning researchers

ProQuest eLibrary
   Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips

ProQuest Research Companion
   Information literacy project, created to help researchers find, evaluate, and use information more effectively

ProQuest CultureGrams
   Country reports that go beyond facts and figures to deliver perspective on daily life and culture

ProQuest Diversity Collection

    Diversity Collection provides a global view of some of the biggest topics in diversity, equity, and inclusion. It focuses on ethnic, minority, and native presses, grassroots newspapers and magazines, and journals, news and newsletters focusing on gender and sexuality. The collection aims to bring out dissenting and minority voices to support research and teaching in women’s studies, lgbtq studies, ethnic studies, and more.


The following Non-ProQuest databases the password has not changed. For passwords, see or email your librarian

   Covers World Geography, Modern World History, American History, and Modern Genocides

Gale in Context: Biography

   Covers a vast array of people from significant figures to present-day newsmakers, alongside various articles, videos, podcasts, and images

Gale eBooks
   Online books covering all subject areas

Gale in Context: Science
   Complete up-to-date package covering science related topics

Gale In Context: Environmental Studies

   Environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content

Gale Interactive: Science

   Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth, and space science concepts

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Click here for a helpful demonstration on how to use Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints.
Conflicting views on controversial topics

CQ Researcher
   In-depth reports on today's issues

New York Times
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Salem Press
   Covers a wide array of articles along with the reference work Psychology & Mental Health

Scribner Writers Series
   Bio-critical essays on the lives and works of important authors

   Complete encyclopedia includes primary sources and biographies

Britannica Escolar
   Complete encyclopedia in Spanish

Davis Art Images 

   Click on IMAGES to search for high-quality fine art images from leading museums and galleries

How Databases Work - From Idea to Library by NCSU Libraries

Peer Review in 3 Minutes by NCSU Libraries

Finding Articles - One Perfect Source? by NCSU Libraries