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Passwords from home

How do I access the databases from home?

1. Select the link below

2. When asked for a password ask Mrs. Cooper or think of your mascot :)

3. The document that opens will give you a list of all database usernames and passwords


Genetic Engineering Infographic

Database search tips

Databases offer most or all of the following to help refine your search:

  • Narrow search by source (academic journal, magazine, news, ebooks, etc.)
  • Narrow search by dates or date range
  • Search within results (ex. after searching for "genetic engineering," search for GMOs with those initial results)
  • Search within or by suptopics

Additionally, databases provide most/all of the following:

  • Citations in multiple style formats (MLA, APA, Chicago, etc.)
  • Ability to share/email articles
  • Ability to save articles
  • Ability to listen to and/or download MP3 audio version of articles