SLMS Databases

Databases for Student Research

Access the wide collection of databases available via MCPL. Log in with your district Access Pass: LS+School ID

Thousands of full-text primary documents, biographies, topical essays, and magazine & newspaper articles.

All of the great articles, pictures, etc. found in the World Book Encyclopedia.  Great for general studies.

Examines the foundations of the government and political system of the United States of America.

Investigates the people, events, and stories of America’s evolution from the early explorers to the issues of today’s headlines.

Covers early human history from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

Covers history from the Renaissance to today.

Find short articles on many topics, written to support learners who need adapted reading material.

Full text for magazines, biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, photos, maps, and flags.

Generates a federated search of 5 primary level databases. Topic overviews give students a starting point.

Generates a federated search of 8 middle grade level databases. Topic overviews give students a starting point.

Generates a federated search of 15 secondary level databases. Topic overviews give students a starting point.

Covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the perspectives of holistic or complementary medicine.

Browse “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to
meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

Full-text articles from over 600 science encyclopedias, reference books, and periodicals.

Databases for Staff Research

Full text articles for more than 2,100 scholarly journals including over 1,700 peer-reviewed articles.

Full-text journal articles, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers, and more.

Lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards, and websites valuable for teachers.

Full text articles in the largest collection of sources from the world’s leading publishers. 

Authoritative medical citations on medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and much more.

Full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.