Databases and Research

PPCHS Media Center Databases

The Media Center Databases below have full-text articles from specialized reference sources that provide you with citations for your Works Cited page as well as allow you to email the articles.  For home access and the password please check with Mrs. Chorzelewski in the Media Center.

The Gale Virtual Reference Library now has Opposing Viewpoints and Literature Resource Center.

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Broward County Library Databases

Broward County Library Catalog How to find a book in the library.
OverDrive eCollection
  Download an eBook from the library.
Zinio Magazine Collection Download a magazine.

Broward County Library > Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Students K-12

  • Biography in Context
  • Broward E-tutor Brainfuse– Free live chat with a tutor
  • Encyclopedia Americana
  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Florida Electronic Library
  • InfoTrac Junior Edition – Middle School
  • InfoTrac Student Edition – High School
  • Literature Criticism Online
  • Literature Resource Center
  • Newsbank – Newspapers, blogs, newswires
  • New Book of Popular Science

Broward County Library > Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Magazines, News & Journals

  • Expanded Academic ASAP
  • Miami Herald
  • NewsBank – Newspapers, blogs, newswires
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel
  • World Newspapers

Broward County Library> Catalogs & Online Resources > Online Resources > Science & Health

  • Health and Wellness Resource Center
  • New Book of Popular Science

Research Websites

Primary Source Websites

Research Tools