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Research Resources

Hoover Middle School students and teachers have access to many different digital tools to use for researching.   

LIBRARY SUBSCRIPTION DATABASES

britannica school
Current articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Websites, and adjustable reading levels.
SIRS Issues
Provides background and current analysis necessary for the research and understanding of current and pervasive issues.  
Issues researcher, Today’s News, Maps, Almanac, Curriculum Pathfinders
Britannica Spanish
Current articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Websites, and adjustable reading levels in Spanish.
culture grams
Cultural information on countries around the world

GALE

A wide array of subjects continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

SIRS Discoverer

Selected content for beginning researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators

Remote Access Codes

Some of these databases require users to sign in with usernames and passwords, especially when not at school. Use the Remote Access Codes link.

NOODLETOOLS

Noodletools is a great resource for notetaking and citations.  Hoover students have access through their Google Drive Accounts.