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High School Library Resources

e-RESEARCH: Gale Databases

Gale relies on a global network of scholars, subject-matter specialists, professionals, and educators to provide accurate, authoritative, peer-reviewed material.

 

Includes more than 150 reference publications, full-text newspapers and periodicals, maps, hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections, as well as archival materials from well-known sources like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more.

 

 

Access is provided to NVUSD High School students via subscription.

Click your mascot to go to your school's portal. If you wish to use this resource from home, please ask your school's library staff for a password.

Britannica Online Encyclopedia

Britannica Online High School portal

 

Search & Explore articles, facts, media, biographies, atlases, primary sources, "on this day," quotes, science in pictures and more!

Search Spanish language version

From home:  Username = nvusd / Password = grapes

 

RESEARCH TIPS & TOOLS

EVALUATING WEBSITES FINDING & USING IMAGES HOW TO CITE YOUR SOURCES

 

 

 

NAPA COUNTY LIBRARY RESOURCES

NAPA COUNTY LIBRARY
Login: NVUSD + 6digit student ID#

PIN: Last 4 numbers of phone

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e-RESEARCH: Public resources

 
Calisphere is the digital collection project of University of California Libraries. Calisphere provides free access to over 750,000 photographs, documents, letters, artwork, diaries, oral histories, films, advertisements, musical recordings, and more, all digitized and contributed by the ten campuses of the University of California and other important libraries, archives, and museums throughout the state.
smithsonian The Smithsonian Institution is the world’s largest museum, education, and research complex, with 19 museums and the National Zoo—Online you can explore by broad topic (Art, History, Science, etc.) or specific keywords.
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. Many of its millions of books, recordings, photographs, newspapers, maps and manuscripts are freely accessible online.
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. PRC conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research that is published and searchable here.
An independent source of news and views sourced from university scholars and researchers who have deep expertise in their subject.
digital public library

The Digital Public Library of America is a registered 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization based in Boston. Their site is a portal for discovery, featuring millions of items from library and museum collections from around the world.

 

NVUSD LIBRARY CATALOG

Library Catalog

Click and select your school.

OVERDRIVE / EBOOKS

OVERDRIVE EBOOKS

Username: Student ID#

Password: School Abbreviation

 

HOW TO USE IT

alternative to google
This alternative to Google limits results to vetted, reputable sources. Easy to narrow results by format.