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Research Databases

A. PYLUSD Databases:
ProQuest World CultureGrams - good information about countries
ProQuest eLibrary - A massive collection of multidisciplinary periodical and digital media content
ProQuest Central Student - science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news 
SIRS Issues Researcher - content organized by complex issues; pro/con perspectives explored
ProQuest Research Companion - Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking, including Citation Builder for creating an MLA Works Cited page
ProQuest Central - eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). 
Encyclopedia Britannica
B. EHS Databases:
Please visit the EHS library for more information regarding usage, usernames and passwords.
C. Public Library databses:

1. Yorba Linda Public Library Online Services
You may access these resources with your YLPL card number or by going to the YLPL or by coming to the the EHS library and speaking with the librarian.
Biography Reference Center
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
Rosetta Stone
The Wall Street Journal
A Placentia Public Library card number is needed for access to these resources.
An Anaheim Public Library card number may be needed for access to these resources.
An Orange County Public Library card number may be needed for access to these resources.
Most public libraries also allow any CA resident to get a free card or card number. Other libraries have good databases for a fee.
D. Academic libraries have excellent databases but student status or a fee is usually required for access.
This database is free but can be time consuming, with incomplete information. Please see the EHS library staff for more information.
This site provides digital books that are not copyright. Google Book Advanced Search is the best place to start for research when using Google Books.