Databases have arrived at Burlingame!
What are databases? Databases are like a shopping mall for research. THEY SAVE YOU VALUABLE TIME! You can search articles on most any topic from a myriad of resources, such as magazines, journals, encyclopedias, books, diaries, educational institutions, museums, news reels, newspapers, archival images, to name a few. Each article is peer reviewed before published, adding to its credibility. Each article will include its citiation for you to add to your works cited page. Definitely a time saver and A MUST KNOW FOR COLLEGE RESEARCH!
Databases are very expensive, which is why we have only a few, compared to Stanford which has thousands!
STUDENT RESEARCH CENTER
Facts On File Database (three sections)
(Username - smuhsd, Password - facts)
(Username: smuhsd Password: smuhsd)
Your One-Stop Shopping Mall for Research!
This database will provide you with the following topics:
Opinion Articles - Pro/Con
Points of View
Literary Reference Center
History Reference Center
Science Reference Center
Advanced Placement Source
Encyclopedias (We have two!)
World Book Encyclopedia (Username - Burlingame, Password - panthers
Encyclopedia Britannica (Username - burlingame, Password - panthers
Need help with creating a Work's Cited Page?
Can't find what you are looking for in our school library? Try the public Library.
Need more articles?
Contains articles from the back issues of over 900 magazines, journals, trade publications and newspapers. Search our online article archive or browse by category list or publication name."