Resource Center for Students
School Library Catalogs
Middletown Township Public Schools Follett Destiny Library Catalog - Search the library catalog at your school to explore available books.
Databases for All Schools
- EBSCOhost Web - Searchable full text of multiple databases (e.g. Academic Search, Health Source, ERIC, Business Source, History, Science, Biography, Library Abstracts, Professional Development, Green File), including over 170 professional and scholarly journals.
- Literary Reference Center - The primary goal of LRC is to assist students with homework and research assignments of a literary nature.
- NoveList - Comprehensive readers’ advisory solution for fiction lovers. NoveList will help you to answer the question of what to read next.
- Points of View - A full-text database designed to assist researchers in understanding the full scope of controversial subjects.
- Referencia Latina - Spanish language reference database.
- Legal Information Reference Center - Contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues.
- Small Business Reference Center - Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management, and sales, to growing or rescuing a business.
- Explora - Supports both student research and classroom instruction
World Book Online - Provides online access to all features of this encyclopedia.
Databases for Middle Schools
Gale (SRIC) Student Resources in Context - Offers cross-curricular content aligned to national, state, and Common Core State Standards, and presents that material in the way most useful for students.
Databases and eBooks for Both High Schools
- Issues - Offers authoritative historical context, expert perspective & selected primary and secondary sources on the most important issues of the day.
- World at War - Presents comprehensive information and unique insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world's identity from its beginning to today.
- Modern Genocide - Comprehensive examination of 10 modern genocides, including primary documents. Hundreds of entries on atrocities, organizations, individuals, and more.
- Pop Culture Universe - Examines what society as has found interesting, entertaining, or worthy of adulation, revealing rare sociological and historical insights.
- Bloom's Literary Reference - Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.
- Curriculum Resource Center - Provides a library of printable teacher-handout material for the middle school, high school, and junior college curriculum.
- Ferguson's Career Guidance Center - Features detailed profiles of more than 3,300 jobs and 94 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, more than 48,000 resource entries, and much more!
- Health Reference Center - Clear and comprehensive information on conditions and diseases, health and wellness, mental health, and the human body.
Gale (Infotrac) Programs:
- Gale Virtual Reference Library - eBooks:
eBooks for H.S. North Only / eBooks for H.S. South Only - This extensive collection of E-books, digitized from the print versions, contains over 350,000 documents. Includes publications from wide-ranging disciplines: Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science and Social Science.
- Global Issues in Context - Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Includes unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source, statistical information, and extensive multimedia.
- Opposing Viewpoints In Context - Access viewpoint articles, topics, statistics, primary documents, links to websites, & full-text magazine and newspaper articles. Science In Context - Thousands of science topics, experiments, biographies, pictures, and illustrations.
JSTOR Collections - For research, teaching, and learning, with more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources including JSTOR Plant Science and JSTORAluka.
Proquest CultureGrams - Daily life and culture for over 200 countries, the U.S. and Canada.
Databases for High School South Only
Salem History - Includes the complete content of the following printed reference sets: Literature, History, Science, Health, Careers.
FactCite: Defining Moments - Defining Moments series contains authoritative, useful historical resources that will be of value to anyone interested in learning more about America’s past—and in understanding how those defining historical events continue to reverberate in the twenty-first century.