Research Resources

 Database Links

These databases are especially for CMS students. 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.

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.

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: