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A citation style is the syntax in which the citation information is formatted. They vary from discipline to discipline.
Citation Management Software
Citation management software can help you:
- Organize your citations
- format your citations into different citation styles
- add citations to your documents
- create a list of cited sources in your document
- create notecards to keep your research organized
Best for PERIODICALS
MVHS-General One File (Gale) This link opens in a new window General OneFile is a one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of general interest topics and academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
MVHS-JSTOR This link opens in a new window When using for the first time remember to click on the JSTOR Token found on the passwords page. Once account is created use your newly created username and password.
MVHS-Newsstand (Gale) This link opens in a new windowInfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.
MVHS-MasterFILE Premier (EbscoHost) This link opens in a new windowMasterFILE Premier contains full text for general reference magazines and publications that cover a wide-range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues.
MVHS-Newspaper Source (EbscoHost) This link opens in a new windowThis database provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. In addition, it offers full text for more than 300 regional (U.S.) newspapers as well as television and radio news transcripts.
Best for SUBJECT Specific
MVHS-Science in Context (Gale) This link opens in a new windowScience in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.
MVHS-GREENR (Gale) This link opens in a new window The Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources focuses on the physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues. Topic, organization, and country portals form research centers around issues covering energy systems, health care, agriculture, climate change, population, and economic development. Portals include authoritative analysis, academic journals, news, case studies, legislation, conference proceedings, primary source documents, statistics, and rich multimedia.
MVHS-GreenFILE (EbscoHost) This link opens in a new windowThis complimentary research database draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
Best for GENERAL Information
MVHS-Student Resources In Context (Gale) This link opens in a new window Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events. The new solution merges Gale's authoritative reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience combined with new features such as Search Assist and quick fact boxes.
MVHS-Britannica School This link opens in a new windowIn Britannica School, students can conduct research using thousands upon thousands of searchable encyclopedia and journal articles, images, videos, audios, curated primary sources with curriculum relevance, detailed maps, editor-recommended Web sites, learning games, a world atlas, and a wealth of how-to research tools. Trust
Britannica School to inspire, inform, and support exploration, discovery, and learning—any time, any place, and on any device.
MVHS-Biography In Context (Gale) This link opens in a new window
Biography In Context offers authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers, it’s continuously updated to ensure that students have access to the very latest information.
Passwords from Home
How do I access the databases from home?
1. Select the link above
2. When asked for a password ask Ms. Lopez or think of cheering on your mascot :)
3. Once open you will have a list of all database usernames and passwords