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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/email Mrs. Barnes or think of the initials for your school and the place where you check out books.
3. Once open you will have a list of all database usernames and passwords
The following databases provide a wealth of quality research articles from both current periodicals, scholarly journals and newspapers. While using your articles please be sure to record the bibliographic citation at the bottom of the page, bookmarking and creating links will not work on databases, but you will be able to search using the article title if you need to find it again.
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia by
Publication Date: 2002-10-04
A completely revised and updated version of the original work published in Germany in 1960, this edition incorporates recent developments in the animal world as noted by prominent advisors and contributors from the scientific community.
Alternative Energy by
Publication Date: 2006-09-06
This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Obtaining sufficient supplies of energy in an environmentally responsible way is one of the biggest concerns of the 21st century. Of all the problems associated with energy production, none is more complex than those associated with the production of biofuels—or non-fossil fuels derived from biomass—including plant matter, animal wastes, and municipal wastes.
Coal and Oil by
Coal and oil are two of the world’s most important sources of primary energy. A multitrillion-dollar infrastructure has been created to locate, produce, transport, process, and burn coal and oil. This infrastructure has made modern life possible. In some of the world’s largest economies, coal-fired power plants generate at least half of all electricity, and in almost all nations, transportation is synonymous with oil consumption
Social Issues in America by
Publication Date: 2006-02-22
At once comprehensive, in-depth, and up-to-date, this monumental work offers a unique reference for anyone researching the historical and contemporary aspects of more than 170 hotly contested issues confronting American society.