High School Resources

Student Research Center

A search interface designed for high school students. Includes scholarly content covering all general high school subject areas.

Academic Search Premier

Scholarly, multidiscipline, full text database for academic research. Covers the academic disciplines being offered in colleges and universities.

Idaho Digital Resources

A searchable, centralized collection of digital publications that are created by Idaho state agencies for the purpose of public information.

Scout: Classroom Edition

Video clips and multimedia tools for use in K12 classrooms in all subject areas. Includes lesson plans. Searchable by grade level and subject.

Scout: Idaho Edition

Full length videos from Idaho Public Television in areas of adventure, culture, natural resources, Idaho, conversations with writers, and more.

Novelist

Find fiction reading recommendations for all ages. Search by book title, author, genre, or key plot points. Find information about a book series and discussion guides for book groups.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of electronic specialized encyclopedias and reference books on a wide variety of subject areas that can be searched individually or as a whole.

American Decades

A cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school users who need to analyze periods of contemporary American social history.

Cities of the United States

Provides vital information on 199 of America's top cities . City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts and data.

Complete Human Diseases and Conditions

A user-friendly, accessible and colorfully illustrated work presents basic resources for understanding diseases and conditions.

Contemporary Novelists

Includes biographies, bibliographies and critical essays on approximately 650 contemporary writers. Includes nationality and title indexes.

Contemporary Poets

Provides bibliographies and biographical information on 787 of the world's most important contemporary English-language poets.

Drugs & Controlled Substances: Info for Students

Provides detailed information on the physiological and psychological effects of addictive drugs and substances, including illegal substances, prescription, and over-the-counter medications.

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

Articles on food and its place in human culture and society. Find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution, holidays, cultures, nutrition and health.

Encyclopedia of Science, Technology & Ethics

For information on professional ethics of science and technology, and the ethical and political issues raised by science and technology in an increasingly complex society.

Grzimek's Animal Life Encycolpedia

Features articles that familiarize readers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology and much more.

Idaho Citizen Resources

A collection of tools to help Idahoans interact with and understand news and government activities.

LearningExpress Library

A comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources. Use to prepare for college and career, education tutoring, software tutuorials, and workforce development.

Literary Themes for Students: Race & Prejudice

Examines themes of race and prejudice found in literature. Includes author profiles and highlights more than 50 major works centered around the theme.

Literary Themes for Students: The American Dream

Examines the overriding themes related to the American Dream found in literature.

Literary Themes for Students: War & Peace

Examines themes of war and peace found in literature.

MAS Ultra

Contains content from popular high school magazines covering a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers and more.

MasterFILE Premier

Covers a vast array of general reference subject areas including business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more.

Media online @ your library

Self-paced guide to finding news and Idaho information.

Military and Government Collection

Designed to offer current news through a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs for all branches of the military and government.

Newspaper Source Plus

Full text coverage of major newspapers, videos, and podcasts covering critical news topics.

Notable Sports Figures

Takes a close look at the people in sports who have captured attention because of success on the playing field, or controversy off the playing field.

Nutrition & Well-Being A-Z

Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.

Political Theories for Students

Provides in-depth information on major political theories and systems from all time periods.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

Access to top psychology and behavioral sciences journals.

Real Life Math

Helps students better understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Designed to support mathematics curriculum.

Real Life Math: Everyday Use of Mathematical Concepts

Math concepts are presented with multiple examples of how each is applied in everyday environments.

Religion and Philosophy Collection

Scholarly content for researchers and students of theology and philosophical studies.

Scientific Thought in Context

A comprehensive guide to the history of science. Supports curriculums in biology, chemistry, physical science, physics, and Earth science.

Shakespeare for Students

A collection of essential criticism to the Shakespeare's most-popularly-studied plays and poetry in secondary schools and undergraduate curricula.

Television in American Society

Content shows how television has reflected and influenced American society and culture throughout its history.

TOPICsearch

Content explores current events, social, political, economic, scientific, and other popular topics frequently discussed in the classroom.

UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Offers students detailed studies of approximately 88 tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist.

UXL Encyclopedia of Science

This resource provides information on scientific theories, life forms, inventions, controversies and discoveries.

UXL Encyclopedia of Weather & Natural Disasters

Includes content covering weather basics, climate, natural disasters, and the effects of human activities on the weather and advances in new technology.

UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology

Helps students understand how mythologies reflect cultures and remain meaningful in society today.

Westward Expansion Reference Library

Features content dedicated to events, people and insightful primary sources that present an objective yet entertaining look at frontier life.

World Book Advanced

Encyclopedia for high school or new college students. Includes multimedia, e-book center with public domain content, and primary source documents.

World Book Online Info Finder

Encyclopedia for middle-school users for homework and research needs. Features multimedia, science fair projects, a biography center, and research guides.

World Book Online Reference Center

Developed especially for public library users. Includes computer and web tutorials, "how to…" documents, and government resources.

Cyberbullying Prevention

A guide to videos, tips, and other content for parents, students, and educators to prevent cyberbullying.

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