Online Resources and Databases

Gale Academic OneFile - Provides millions of articles from over 17,000 scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning.
Gale Books and Authors - A reader's go-to site for everything: book suggestions from experts, titles, biographies and more. Gale Books and Authors browse by genre feature. Fiction selections reflect the genres readers like best: mystery, science fiction, inspirational, romance, nonfiction, western, horror and fantasy.
Gale Literature Resource Center - Comprehensive online database for literary criticism, analysis, biographies, and more.

Business & Careers

Business Insights: Essentials - Essential business information from around the world. For business professionals, entrepreneurs, students, and general researchers.
Career Transitions - Provides immediate help for job seekers navigating the new economy.
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship - A comprehensive database that covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more.
Gale Directory Library - Authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more.
Gale OneFile: Business - Provides full-text coverage of all business disciplines through nearly 4000 leading business and trade publications, updated daily.
Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice - Informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
Gale OneFile: Entrepreneurship - Provides authoritative periodical content supporting business school students and entrepreneurs seeking insights, tips, strategies and success stories.
Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability - Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.
Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management - Provides access to authoritative periodical content covering topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education, and more.
Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy - Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers - Provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.
Testing & Education Reference Center - Reliable test prep, college readiness, and career development.

Family Research & History

Ancestry Library Edition -

*Now available from home through April.
Genealogical collection with coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world.

Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence - Provide military personnel with access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs.
Gale OneFile: U.S. History - Resource that provides periodical content covering events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism - This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.
Gale OneFile: World History - Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers.

Health

MedlinePlus -

Search ANY medical concern at this website and get to the absolute most reliable health information on the internet!  Don't Google health concerns, use MedlinePlus!

 

MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Their mission is "to present high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted, easy to understand, and free of advertising, in both English and Spanish. Anywhere, anytime, on any device—for free."

Mental Health -

MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. Find descriptions of mental disorders and find out how to get help. If you are having a mental crisis, please get immediate help. For potentially life-threatening emergencies, call 9-1-1. For the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or chat online. For general mental health information or to locate local treatment services call the SAMHSA Treatment Referral Helpline. Speak to a live person, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EST.1-877-SAMHSA7 (1-877-726-4727).

Natural or Alternative Medicine -

Are you looking for information on natural remedies (herbs or botanicals) or alternative treatments such as acupuncture, yoga, meditation, etc.? The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the Federal Government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. NCCIH was formerly known as the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Natural or Alternative Medicine for Cancer Patients -

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs. 

Parents- Health Information for Children -

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and its member pediatricians dedicate their efforts and resources to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. 

Pill Identification, Pillbox -

The Pillbox website was developed to aid in the identification of unknown pills. It combines images of pills with appearance and other information to enable users to visually search for and identify oral solid dosage for medications.

Prescription Drug Information -

This is an A-Z listing of prescription drugs that includes what the drug is used for, precautions, side effects, etc. You can also use the MedlinePlus search box to go directly to information about the drug instead of scrolling down the alphabetically list. 

Prescription Medication for Breastfeeding Mothers, LactMed -

The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. Search a drug name at the second search box where it says "Search this book."

PubMed -

PubMed is the preferred database by many doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel.  Not all resources listed are available in full-text, but each article does include a short description including a summary of the outcome of the medical research (clinical trials, case studies, etc.). PubMed® comprises more than 30 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Symptom Checker by Mayo Clinic -

Individuals with serious health concerns should see a doctor. For minor, non-life threatening health concerns, give this symptom checker a try!  Mayo Clinic is the #1 hospital in the United States and is a "not-for-profit organization, academic medical center based in Rochester, Minnesota focused on clinical practice, education, and research. It's a reliable source for any health information.

Teen's Health -

Nemours is a nonprofit children's health system. Neil Izenberg, a doctor at Nemours, founded KidsHealth.org and TeensHealth.org in 1995. Their goal is to help families take charge of their health. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

The American Cancer Society -

For any and all information about cancer and support for caregivers, the American Cancer Society can help. They also have a 24/7 phone number 1(800)227-2345 and a live chat. 

The American Heart Association -

The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. Explore or search their website for reliable information on any health condition related to the heart.

Tests & Exams

Testing & Education Reference Center - Reliable test prep, college readiness, and career development.

For Elementary students

Kids InfoBits - the perfect educational product for today's young learners. It is a content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use digital resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
TEL4U -

This is the Tennessee Electronic Library's (TEL's) website for grades Pre-K‐5 provides a safe place for kids to go online for educational and fun websites. It includes: eBooks, Homework Help, State History, Look it Up (a link to free encyclopedias like World Book), Games and Activities. 

Encyclopedias, Reference Resources, and Law

Gale Directory Library - Authoritative directories on companies, publishers, associations and more.
Gale eBooks - Collection of downloadable reference books.
Gale General OneFile - A robust collection of general-interest periodicals.
Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference - Full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing.
Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability - Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.
Gale OneFile: Psychology - Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.
Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy - A comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.

Hobbies

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts - Offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture - Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.
Gale OneFile: Home Improvement - Puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.
Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism - Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism.
Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines - Provides access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries."

Science

Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies - Answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
Gale OneFile: Information Science - Updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.
Gale OneFile: Science - Researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas.

Books and Literature

Gale eBooks - Collection of downloadable reference books.
Gale Literature - An integrated research experience, Gale Literature brings together Gale's premier literary databases in a new digital environment that allows researchers, faculty and students to search across these resources to discover and analyze content in entirely new ways.
Gale Literature: LitFinder - Provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history.
Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series - Provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to more than 2,000 original, comprehensive, scholar-signed essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400 important authors from around the world and from all time periods.
Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series - Offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence
Overdrive ebooks - Borrow and download eBooks and digital audiobooks on a variety of devices.

Newspapers, Magazines, and Journals

Gale General OneFile - A robust collection of general-interest periodicals.
Gale OneFile: News - Library resource providing access to Provides access to more than 2300 major U.S. and international newspapers and radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.
Gale OneFile: Popular Magazines - Provides access to the most searched magazines across the OneFile products. All of the titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries."

For Tweens and Teens

Gale In Context: High School - Provides students with cross-curricular and authoritative content to empower development critical thinking and problem solving
Gale In Context: Middle School - Combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints - Premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana.
Gale OneFile: Vocations and Careers - Provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career.
Teen's Health -

Nemours is a nonprofit children's health system. Neil Izenberg, a doctor at Nemours, founded KidsHealth.org and TeensHealth.org in 1995. Their goal is to help families take charge of their health. Note: All information on TeensHealth® is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

Testing & Education Reference Center - Reliable test prep, college readiness, and career development.

Arts

Gale OneFile: Culinary Arts - Offers a smorgasbord of information—more than five million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
Gale OneFile: Fine Arts - Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies - Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.

Specialized Subjects

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints - Premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana.
Gale OneFile: Agriculture - Access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry—from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture.
Gale OneFile: Communications and Mass - Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.
Gale OneFile: Criminal Justice - Informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
Gale OneFile: Diversity Studies - Explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.
Gale OneFile: Economics and Theory - Offers instant access to full-text academic journals and magazines—with a strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index.
Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference - Full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty—such as technology, bilingual education, health education, and testing.
Gale OneFile: Environmental Studies - Answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food, Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
Gale OneFile: Gardening and Horticulture - Serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.
Gale OneFile: Gender Studies - Balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
Gale OneFile: Home Improvement - Puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation with more than 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.
Gale OneFile: Hospitality and Tourism - Provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism.
Gale OneFile: Information Science - Updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.
Gale OneFile: Informe Académico - Meets the research needs of Spanish-speaking users with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America
Gale OneFile: Insurance and Liability - Connects researchers to hundreds of thousands of updated articles from leading journals, including: Business Insurance, Claims, Employee Benefit News, National Underwriter Life & Health, Pensions & Investments, Risk Management, and more.
Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management - Provides access to authoritative periodical content covering topics such as 21st-century skills, organizational dynamics and leadership, adult learning and continuing education, and more.
Gale OneFile: Military and Intelligence - Provide military personnel with access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and present military affairs.
Gale OneFile: Pop Culture Studies - Provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
Gale OneFile: Religion and Philosophy - A comprehensive collection of periodical content covering topics across a wide range of philosophies and religions.
Gale OneFile: War and Terrorism - This definitive collection for analysts, risk management professionals, and students of military science, history, and social science is comprised of more than 200 subject-appropriate, full-text periodicals that are updated daily.

Online Learning

Crash Course -

The Crash Course team has produced free, engaging videos on high school and college level topics ranging from the humanities to the sciences.  These courses have become to the casual learner through their YouTube channel. Topics include: Anatomy, History, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Government, Mythology, Psychology, Sociology, Study Skills and more! The videos do contain small pop-up ads that do not stop the video from playing. 

Khan Academy -

a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. Excellent free and high quality resource for all K-12 subjects and for post-high school test prep.

Khan Academy Getting Started Webinar (31 minutes) -

A 31-minute introduction video for those who want all the details.

Khan Academy Quick Start Guide for Parents -

Easy Step-by-step instructions for creating your parent and child accounts available in different languages.

PBS Kids -

PBS Kids is a great source for educational and interactive games and videos featuring many children's favorite characters. Explore the town of Birdwell with everyone's favorite big red dog, Clifford, or create your own story with Pinkalicious's Story Maker! Go to the Videos, section and watch some of the best kids' educational shows on demand like Sesame Street, Curious George, Mister Rogers, the Cat in the Hat, and many more!

TDOE PBS Class Schedule and Lesson Packets -

This Memphis PBS Channel 10...Broadcast programming, developed by the Tennessee Department of Education in partnership with teachers across the state, will cover English language arts (ELA) and math for first through sixth grades. For seventh and eighth graders, recorded video lessons will be available online starting April 13.

 

TEL4U -

This is the Tennessee Electronic Library's (TEL's) website for grades Pre-K‐5 provides a safe place for kids to go online for educational and fun websites. It includes: eBooks, Homework Help, State History, Look it Up (a link to free encyclopedias like World Book), Games and Activities. 

Health for Students

Gale Health and Wellness - Full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more.
Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine - Discover periodicals and reference book content designed for both nursing and allied health students as well as consumer health researchers.
Gale OneFile: Nursing and Allied Health - Provide access to authoritative content supporting nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum.
Gale OneFile: Physical Therapy - Provides access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of physical therapy, physical fitness, and sports medicine.
Gale OneFile: Psychology - Provide access to authoritative periodical content supporting research in all fields of psychology.