Library Online Resources

Online Resources/Databases

All of the databases below are available to Tomball Memorial High School students. These databases will help when completing research assignments and can be accessed from any computer or smart device with an Internet connection. Because most of these are subscription databases, a username and password are required for access.
 
Find usernames and passwords here. Please note that you must be logged-in to your Tomball ISD Google account to access the codes.
 
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TexQuest provides access to authoritative digital resources for educators and students in Texas K-12 public schools. It contains an assortment of databases on a myriad of subjects and academic disciplines. 
 
 
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Get quick facts and in-depth information on a wide variety of subjects. Start research projects with multiple resources in one place. In addition, find multimedia to use in projects and presentations.
 
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Six non-fiction and reference eBook collections with almost 200,000 titles, including: K-8 Collection, Academic Collection, Business Collection, Education Collection, and History Collection.
 
PictureDesigned for secondary students, the Gale resources are a multidisciplinary collection of encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other specialized reference sources accessible from school or home.
 
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JSTOR provices access to more than 12 million academic journal articles, books, and primary sources in 75 disciplines.
 
 
Learn 360
Learn360 is the ultimate streaming multimedia resource for the K-12 educational market---the complete district solution. Teachers, students, and parents can access more than 153,000 media resources on an Internet-enabled device, anytime, anywhere, and engaging content landing pages make it easy to find the wealth of videos, interactives, printables, audio content, and maps and flags. The entire site and all landing pages can be filtered by grade lever (all grades, elementary, or middle/high) for targeted browsing.
 
EBSCO Learning Express
Learning Express for High Schools provides online access to a unique and extensive collection of academic, college preparation and career-related tutorials, practice tests, articles, eBooks and flashcards. It includes tools for academic skill-building, college and career exploration, college admissions test preparation, military exploration and preparation, workplace skills development and more.
 
ProQuest    SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer is a multidisciplinary database covering curriculum areas such as current events, history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.
 
 
 
TeachingBooks.net
An online database that can be used by teachers, students, librarians, and families to explore children's books and young adult literature and their authors. The database provides access to educational materials and programs (short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides) that add a multimedia dimension to reading in the classroom, library, and home.
 
 
Other Databases 
These do not require usernames or passwords for access.
 
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Provides professionally-researched pro, con, and related information on more than 50 controversial issues from gun control and death penalty to illegal immigration and alternative energy.
 
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Comprises more than 25 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. After searching, be sure to select "Free Full-Text" to filter only articles you can access.
 
 
Database Lists by Subject Area