How to Use Databases
Do you have a couple of minutes? If so you can learn how to use one of the Virtual Library's databases.
Why Databases? Learn what a database is and why to use one for your report. (About 5 minutes)
More Databases to learn about:
Select one of the databases below or from the list under How to use Databases above for a short video on how to use them.
SIRS Issues Researcher provides pros and cons of current issues.
SIRS Issues Researcher
Learn about the pros and cons of current issues. A great resource for debate topics or when reporting on a topic and you need to take a stand. Follow along by opening the database in a new window - SIRS Issues Researcher
Quick Start Guide for SIRS Issues Researcher (Print the step-by-step guide for using SIRS Issues Researcher)
Learn to use The Historical Newspaper - The New York Times
Quick Start Guide for Historical Newspapers (Print this guide for step-by-step usage of Historical Newspapers such as The New York Times)
Learn to use CultureGrams
By using CultureGrams you can learn about countries, the states and Canadian provinces.
Quick Start Guide for CultureGrams (Print this guide for step-by-step usage of CultureGrams)