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UAHS Reference Data Bases
Election 08
Global History Homework
Global Exam Review
UAC CPP Homework
Scavenger Hunt Clues
I to I Project
Current Events Assignment
BLOG Guide
Current Events Friday
Tech Links
Current Events
UAC Committees
Iraq War Primer
Primary Resources
Internet Evaluation
Reference Data Bases
UAC Computer Backup
MLA Format
5 Point Essay

UAHS Learning Center
Access these online databases and eBooks by visiting the Learning Center's web site 24/7 at

Click on the Databases icon in the right-hand corner. The list of databases is arranged alphabetically. Scroll down the page until you find the database or eBook you need.

NoodleTools is a suite of interactive tools designed to aid students and professionals with their online research. Use NoodleBib to generate, edit, and publish MLA and APA-style source lists. Notecard is a new feature of NoodleBib that enables students to develop notecards for sources. Access NoodleTools using the icon on the LC's web site or
User name: noodle07 Password: ramen.

NewsBank ( is a collection of Ohio's newspapers.
Username: infohio Password: explore
NewsBank: Access World News ( has full-text newspapers from the U.S. and around the world. Username: news Password: online
Remote access username is ra-news and password is ra-online.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center ( is a collection of social issues articles, statistics, primary documents, multimedia, and links to web sites.
Username: uppe28149 Password: arlington

CQ Electronic Library ( is a suite of electronic databases.
Password: cqel3 Username: 2008
CQ Congress and the Nation examines congressional trends, actions, and controversies through the lens of each presidential administration from 1945 to 2004.
CQ Congress Collection has biographies, images, demographics of the Congress, interest groups and more.
CQ Encyclopedia of American Government has over 2,000 encyclopedic and biographical entries, primary documents, charts, tables, and downloadable images.
CQ Global Researcher reports on the most pressing political, social, and environmental or regional issues from around the globe.
CQ Historic Documents Series Online Edition has a collection of over 2,500 primary sources from 1972 to the present.
CQ Researcher reports on today's most important issues.
CQ Supreme Court Collection provides summaries and discussion of major decisions throughout American history.
CQ Weekly provides expert coverage of the U.S. Congress, status of bills, votes and amendments, etc.

Congressional Digest: Pro-Con Online (http// includes articles in a pro and con format for the hottest political, legal, and world debate information.
User name: 2007 Password: bears

Questia ( is the world's largest online library of books, with over 67,000 full-text books, 1.5 million articles, and an entire reference set complete with a dictionary, encyclopedia, and thesaurus. Each student has an assigned password.

eLibrary Curriculum Edition ( is an online database of magazines, newspapers, images, and reference books. Pre-selected web sites.
Username: 03-12520 Password: bigchalk

Access Science ( has more than 7,100 articles in science and technology.
User name: infohio Password: explore.

AccuNet AP/Multimedia Archive ( has the most extensive online collection of Associated Press news photos that go back 150 years.
User name: uahs Password: photo

African American Studies Center ( has biographies, primary documents, images, timelines, and over 3,000 articles about African American life.
User name: upparlingoup
Password: uahsoup

American National Biography ( includes more than 18,000 biographies of Americans no longer living. User name: infohio Password: explore

Annals of American History ( is a collection of more than 2,000 primary documents.
User name: infohio Password: explore

ART Collection ( contains thousands of online images of paintings, sculptures, drawings, textiles, costumes, jewelry. User name: infohio Password: explore

Bloom's Literary Reference Online ( includes hundreds of literacy critic Harold Bloom's essays on great writers throughout history and an archive of more than 38,000 literary characters, as well as entries on literary topics, themes, movements, and genres.
User name: uahs Password: 2008

Britannica Online School Edition ( is a general encyclopedia with pre-selected web sites that is suitable for most subjects and grades.
User name: infohio Password: explore

CIAO - Columbia International Affairs Online ( contains working papers, policy briefs, journals, books, case studies, and other full-text documents with an international orientation.
User name: g0bng Password: b3ar5

Corbis Images for Education: Historical Collection ( contains more than 400,000 historical, science, nature, and art images.
User name: uppe28149 Password: arlington

CountryWatch ( provides up-to-date information on 192 countries. Maps are included.
User name: uahs Password: gobears

CultureGrams ( has up-to-date information on daily life, customs, history, lifestyles of the world's people.
User name: upperarlinhs Password: culture

Daily Life Online ( has essays from reference works, monographs, primary documents, maps, etc. about daily life from the earliest times to the present.
User name: upperarlhs Password: library

EBSCOhost ( includes over 6,000 newspaper, journal, and magazine articles.
Username: infohio Password: explore

Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol ( is a Spanish language encyclopedia.
User name: infohio Password: explore

Gale Virtual Reference Library ( are specialized reference sources. See the e-book handout for titles.
Username: uppe28149 Password: arlington

Grove Art Online ( contains over 45,000 articles on the visual arts and links to over 30,000 color images of art and architecture.
Username: upparlingoup Password: uahsoup

Grove Music Online ( contains over 50,000 articles, audio music examples, and extensive links to musical web sites.
Username: upparlingoup Password: uahsoup

Learning Express Library ( has programs to practice and prepare for tests on a variety of topics. Username: infohio Password: explore

Literature Online from Chadwick-Healey ( has poetry, drama, and fiction full-text.
Username: infohio Password: explore

MAPS 101 (
Over 4,000 maps to download and print as well as up-to-date reference atlases.
Username: uahs Password: uascsd

Oxford Reference Online ( is a collection of more than 120 Oxford reference titles.
Username: infohio Password: explore

Science Resource Center ( includes a vast array of science-related Gale reference material, articles, magazine
and newspaper articles, images, audio, video, and pre-selected web sites.
Username: uppe28149 Password: uahs

Student Resource Center Gold ( provides a collection of articles from Gale reference books, magazines, newspapers, images, etc.
Username: uppe28149 Password: arlington

World Book Encyclopedia ( is a general encyclopedia that includes images, etc.
The log-in box is located in the lower left-hand corner.
Username: uasworldbk Password: uaswb
Remote access: Username: uacsworldbk

World Data Analyst ( provides statistics for more than 200 countries that can be compared in tables and charts. Username: infohio Password: explore