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Databases

Databases vs. Websites

What is the difference between a database and a website? Click here to see the main differences. (Make sure you are logged into your Darien Google account to see the document.)

Passwords for Database Access from Home

To access the databases from home (on your home computer), you will need a password. Here is the list of passwords for home use.  (Again, you need to be logged into your Darien Google account to see this document.)

Database Collections

PowerSearch
ResearchItCT

 

Videos

The DHS Library Digitized Videos can be accessed through your school Google account via a shared drive.

Staff and students have access to this resource.  Please use your @darienps.org google account.  If you are logged into Google with a personal account - these resources will not be available.

Discovery
ClassroomVideo

 

General Content: Cover a Variety of Topics

GALEAcademic
GALEGeneral
AcademicSearchPremier
MainFile
AcademicJournals
MasterFile

User ID: kaizuku / PW: Library@2024!

 

 

General Reference

 

Britannica
FindItCT

 

eBooks

Gale eBooks
Salem Press Online

 

Middle East ebook trial: 

https://link.gale.com/apps/GVRL?u=darien_trl

Access code: trial

 

Controversial Issues 

Galeopposingviewpoints
GlobalIssues

 

American History

 

InfobaseAmHistory
GALEUSHistory
US History
FactCite
HistoryRefCenter
 

 

World History

InfobaseAncientHist
InfobaseMWH
GaleWorldHist
GALEOneFile-WorldHistory
ABCWorldGeography_
HistoryRefCenter
 

 

Current Events

ResearchItCTNewspapers
NewspaperSourcePlus
PopularMagazines
6 US papers World & US papers Major US Magazines
NewYorkTimes
The Chicago Tribune The New York Times Proquest

 

Historical Newspapers

ProQuestHartford
ProquestHistChicagoTribune
ProquestHistLATimes
Hartford Courant 
1764-1922
Chicago Tribune
1849-1998
LA Times
1881-1997 
ProquestHistNYT
ProquestHistWSJ
ProquestHistWashPost
NY Times 
1851-2017
WSJ 
1889-2004
Washington Post
1877-2004

 

Literature

BloomsLit
GALElitrc

Science

GALEScience
GALEPsychology
GALEHealth-Wellness
GreenFile
ScienceRefCenter
MedlinePlus
GALEEnvironStudies
 

 

Business/Economics/Statistics

statista

 

Biography

GALEBiography
BiographyRefCenter
BiographyRefBank
GALEPopCulture

 

Other Information

GaleOneFile-Comm-MassMedia
GALEOneFille-CompSci
GALEOneFile-CrimJustice
GALEOneFile-DiversityStudies
GALEOneFile-EnvironStudies
GALEOneFile-GenderStudies
GALEOneFile-HospitalityTourism
GALEOneFile-InfoScience
GALEOneFile-MilitaryIntell
GALEOneFile-NursingAlliedHealth
GALEOneFile-PhysTherapy
GALEOneFile-Religion-Philosophy