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Garnet Valley HS Library Media Center: Databases and Digital Subscriptions

Welcome to the GVHS LMC!

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Don't forget to scroll down the page to see all possible options!

Logging into Databases

EBSCO Digital Libraries:

At the top of the EBSCO page, you have EBSCOhost Web. Using this option will allow you to search most of our EBSCO paid content at once. Sometimes this can be useful, but sometimes it can be overwhelming. Try one of the following individual databases based on your information needs:

Points of View Reference Center -- 400 topics, each with an overview, point (argument) and counterpoint (opposing argument). Perfect for Pro/Con research

History Reference Center -- features full text for thousands of primary source documents and informational texts.

Literary Reference Center Plus -- full-text information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.

Biography Reference Center --This database offers full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies.  

Poetry and Short Story Reference Center --This full-text database provides a historically rich collection of hundreds of thousands of classic and contemporary poems, as well as short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on such topics as poetic forms, movements and techniques.

Proquest Digital Libraries: US Major Dailies  - New York Times, Washington Post, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal.

Salem Press eBook Library:

GVHS owned ebooks in the areas of literature, history, science, and health some of which match books in our physical collection.

Open Access Journals on Science Direct

Science Direct provides access to a large number of science journal articles published as Open Access. Journal articles are also avaialble as single purchase reprints from paid scientific journals. Some purchase-only articles might be available via our paid databases. 

Digital Public Library of America

Directory of Open Access Journals

Tips and Tricks

Save articles to your Google Drive!

Proquest and EBSCO allow you to save article directly to folders in your Google drive. Save your research for easy access to your articles as well as proof of your research. Your files will represent a digital trail of your work.

Google Image Search

Images found using Google are not necessarily free to use! If you use images found through Google, make sure they are marked Creative Commons and read the usage guidelines to ensure your use fits within the parameters. Use of an image does NOT mean you don't need a citation. School districts have been sued for breaking copyright. For information on finding images on the web, visit the Finding Images on the Web LibGuide 5430257Ask a librarian if you have questions.

PowerLibrary eResources

These can be accessed directly onsite at school or at home using a public library card number or an elibrary card number that you can easily request and receive via email. The resources can be downloaded directly to your Google drive for use later just like our other paid resources.

A public library card provides even more digital resources including ebooks and audiobooks. All Delaware County residents can obtain public library cards free of charge with proof of residency at a public library.

Google Scholar

Safari Montage -- Streaming Video

Login by selecting "Garnet Valley School District" and your district login credentials.

World Book

Elsevier Science Direct -- Search for Open Access Science Articles

Our World in Data -- Oxford University