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Research Databases

Access over fifty (50) online journals, articles, magazines, newspapers, reference materials and more!

Your library provides you with access to thousands of magazines, journals, ebooks, and newspapers.

Click the GALE Power Serach button below to access all the databases or choose a specific database below to specialize your search. 

Use your library card number on the back of your library card to log in.

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Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes.

Gale Books and Authors is 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 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 Business: Entrepreneurship gives business owners 24-hour expertise covering a day all aspects of starting and operating a business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.

Gale Business: Entrepreneurship containing hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs, award-winning eBooks, as well as content from over 300 business journals and magazines. 

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts places millions of articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. The database includes over 500 journals, with more than 400 available in full text.

Explore Like Never Before - Gale Presents: National Geographic Kids. Engage kids and young students to broaden their educational horizons with reputable, special, authoritative, and age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they have never seen before.

The Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS) is a K-12 website providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework. It is designed for Oregon students and teachers, maintaining the school library at the heart of student research.

State Library of Oregon Digital Collections include:

  • Permanent access to current and historical publications of Oregon state government

  • Representative maps from the State Library’s digital collection

  • Publications of other Oregon entities, including city, county, and tribal governments

  • Federal publications that focus on Oregon and the Pacific Northwest

LearningExpress Library offers online practice tests, skills-building for math, reading, and writing, computer skills tutorials, e-books and career development tools. Here are some of the resources offered:  career preparation, job & career accelerator, High School Equivalency Center, Prepare for College, Grades 4-8 Educator Resources, Adult core skills, Computer skills, Personal success skills, and recursos para Hispanhoblantes. 

 On this site you can search and access complete content for historic Oregon newspapers that have been digitized as part of the Oregon Digital Newspaper Program (ODNP). This full-text searchable database contains over 2,000,000 pages from Oregon newspapers dated 1846 - 2022, and we are continually adding new titles.