Research Resources

 Database Links

Login information can be found on most teachers' Schoology pages. You may also access all of them through our MackinVia app on student iPads.

ABC-CLIO SOCIAL STUDIES DATABASES: This database includes history, geography, and current events, featuring items such as biographies, primary sources, maps, flags, and images.

DISCOVERY EDUCATION: Streaming video and cross-curricular research tools. Use your District login and password.

CULTUREGRAMS: information about countries, US states, and Canadian provinces - including photos, videos, recipes, maps, interviews, and famous people.

GALE LAUNCH INTO LEARNING: This middle school databases contains resources including primary documents, biographies, reference information, etc.,  as well as current magazine and newspaper articles.

GALE DIG INTO RESEARCH: This database, for 8th grade and up, contains resources including primary documents, biographies, reference  information, etc as well as current magazine and newspaper articles.
WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA: This online encyclopedia contains full text reference articles about a variety of topics, as well as research tools.

COLORADO NEWSPAPERS IN EDUCATION: This is an online subscription to the Denver Post, the Boulder Daily Camera, the Longmont Times-Call and the Loveland Reporter-Herald.

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS DIGITAL COLLECTIONS: Search for digitized photographs, manuscripts, audio recordings, notated music, films, maps and newspapers. No login required.

Here's a quick video introduction about citing your sources: