Browning provides access to the following subscription databases

For passwords, please visit the library or login to Veracross.

General Research

  • JSTOR With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world’s most trusted sources for academic content.
  • Britannica Online Web-based version of the Encyclopedia Britannica, with separate databases for Lower, Middle and Upper School.
  • Britannica’s Image Quest Over two million rights cleared images (this means you’re allowed to reproduce them in your work!)
  • Proquest- Full text access to over 500 periodicals from 1990, and Historical New York Times back to 1857. Essential for good Upper School research.

 

News and Current Events

  • Gale Global Issues in Context – Perspectives on International news and current events. Great for debate topics.
  • Proquest- Full text access to over 500 periodicals from 1990, and Historical New York Times back to 1857. Essential for good Upper School research.

 

Geography and Culture

  • CultureGrams Resource materials on countries and states including everyday customs like greetings, dating, recreations, clothing and food. Check out Culture Grams States Edition and Kids Edition for Lower School Projects. The others are terrific for Middle School projects.
  • Diversity Studies Collection Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.
  • World Geography and Culture Online A global approach to facilitate the study of countries, places, peoples, and geography concepts and skills.

 

History and Government

 

Biography

  • Gale Biography in Context Contains nearly a million biographical entries on people throughout history and all over the world.

 

Literature and Language Arts

 

Foreign Language

 

Science

  • Environmental Studies and Policy Collection instant access to the multiple viewpoints of this volatile field of study, including perspectives from the scientific community, governmental policy makers, as well as corporate interests.
  • Science Online Presents a broad range of scientific disciplines through extensive definitions, essays, diagrams, biographies, and experiments.
  • Worldbook Science Power Tons of resources and activities for Lower School students studying science.

 

Arts and Entertainment