Lafayette High School
17050 Clayton Road, Wildwood, MO 63011
Phone (636) 733-4100
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Databases
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 School Databases

    • Family Connections
      Naviance Family Connections helps students and families connect what students do in the classroom to their life goals, including finding colleges and careers based on their personal skills and areas of interests.
    • Follett Shelf
      Use your Destiny username and password to access ebooks.
    • Gale Global Issues in Context
      offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events. Featured are hundreds of continuously updated issue and country portals that bring together a variety of specially selected, highly relevant sources for analysis of social, political, military, economic, environmental, health, and cultural issues. Each of these gateway pages includes an overview, unique "perspectives" articles written by local experts, reference, periodical, primary source and statistical information.
    • Gale Student Resources in Context
      Access to Gale reference sources on literary criticism, biographies, history, science, and multimedia. Includes full-text articles from Gale reference books and a number of newspapers and magazines, too. Helpful for almost ANY class! Links to websites that have been evaluated by Gale are also included.
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library
      Includes ebook versions of Drama for Students, Shakespeare for Students, Literary Movements for Students, Novels for Students, Epics for Students, and Short Stories for Students.

 District Databases

  • Ancestry.com
    The world’s largest online family history resource.
  • CultureGrams
    This database provides maps, statistics, background information, the political organization, and social customs of 190 countries.
  • Discovery Education Streaming
    Access to a rich collection of more than 50,000 video segments from among 5,000 full-length educational videos from Discovery School and other award-winning producers.
  • Ebsco Academic Search Elite
    Academic Search Elite contains full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals
  • Ebsco Consumer Health
    A comprehensive resource for consumer-oriented health content.
  • EBSCO Databases
    Links to all EBSCO databases which access popular and academic periodicals, ebooks, and reference resources.
  • EBSCO Explora - High School
    This database includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press. Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition, Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete, Middle Search Plus.
  • Ebsco MAS Ultra School Edition
    This database is designed specifically for high school libraries.
  • EBSCO Newspaper Source
    This database provides full text articles for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full-text television & radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
  • EBSCO Science Reference Center
    This database contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other source.
  • Greenfile
    This complimentary research database provides scholarly, government and general-interest sources covering the environmental effects of individuals, corporations and governments and what can be done at each level to minimize negative impacts.
  • Heritage Quest
    This database delivers an essential collection of genealogical and historical sources—with coverage dating back to the 1700s.
  • Hippocampus
    HippoCampus offers multimedia lessons and course materials to help you with your instruction, homework, and assignments.
  • Learning Express
    Learning Express Library is designed to help people succeed on tests--SAT, ACT, GRE, LSAT, Advanced Placement, etc.
  • Maps 101
    Online map resources for the classroom.
  • Newsbank
    World politics, government, economics, health, travel, environment, science.
  • Noodletools
    The Web's most comprehensive and accurate MLA and APA bibliography composer with fully-integrated note-taking.
  • SIRS Decades
    Includes reference articles on 20th Century American topics.
  • SIRS Discoverer
    General reference database designed for young researchers
  • SIRS Knowledge Source
    Includes links to 4 SIRS databases for middle and high school students: SIRS Issues Researcher (Covering the Leading Issues most studied and debated by students), SIRS Government Reporter (Historic and Government Documents, Directories and Almanacs), SIRS Renaissance (Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities), and SIRS Web Select (Editorially Selected Web Sites).
  • TCR Connections
    This database provides real-world applications in many curricular areas.
  • TeachingBooks.net
    Engaging author programs and k-12 book resources.
  • World Book Online
    Encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.

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