EBSCO is a group of research databases. The library has access to eight components: Explora, Health Source, Literary Reference Center, MAS Complete, MAS Ultra, Newspaper Source Plus, Points of View Reference Center and the Science Reference Center.

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    EXPLORA Explora is a general research tool that combines all databases in one search. This database portal includes Health Source, MAS Complete, MAS Ultra and Newspaper Source Plus. 


    Health Source is a rich collection of consumer health information provides access to full-text consumer health magazines and reference books. It also includes searchable full text for current health pamphlets.

    MAS Complete is a full-text database providing hundreds of popular high school magazines and reference books. Covering subjects such art, history, sports and music, it also includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents, plus over a million photos, maps and flags. 

    MAS Ultra is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science and health. It also includes and over a million photos, maps and flags.

    Newspaper Source Plus provides a full-text digital collection of the world's major news content. It includes millions of articles from newspapers, newswires and news magazines. In addition, it offers television and radio transcripts and ongoing daily updates from popular news sources. 


    literary referecne center plus  Literary Reference Center Plus is the definitive literary database covering all genres and time periods. It includes thousands of full-text poems, short stories, synopses, critical essays, literary journals, reference books and author biographies, plus lesson plans and literary study guides. It gives students a complete foundation of literary reference works.



    POVContaining resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.



    SRCDesigned to meet every student researcher's needs, Science Reference Center contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images. 



Last Modified on November 18, 2021