Encyclopedia Britannica General Online Encyclopedia 
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EBSCO Please contact the library for username and password
By clicking on this icon, you will have the choice of searching the individual databases listed below, or using the Student Resource Center, an interface for high school students through which you can search allof Ebsco’s databases, rather than just a single database.
  • MAS Ultra: more than 500 popular, high school magazines
  • Health Source: more than 130 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & itness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
  • ERIC®, the Educational Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources.
  • Professional Development Collection: the most comprehensive and most valuable collection of full text education journals in the world.
  • Topic Search: current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
  • MagillOnLiterature Plus: approximately 35,000 critical analyses of individual works of literature, 6,500 biographical records, more than 1,000 images, and a glossary of 1,310 literary terms.
  JSTOR (Please contact the librarian for the username and password) JSTOR maintains a high-quality, interdisciplinary archive with articles from over 1,000 of the highest-quality academic journals across the humanities, social sciences and sciences. It is a good resource for Extended Essays and other papers required by the IB Diploma Program.

IST students and faculty can also access Aluka, JSTOR's digital library of resources from and about Africa. Aluka, in turn, is comprised of three collections: African Cultural Heritage Sites and Landscapes, African Plants and Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa. They can all be accessed from the Aluka homepage. The username and password are the same as for JSTOR. 
Grolier Online Passport
Grolier (Middle School students research database) which includes: 
  • Encyclopedia Americana
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
  • The New Book of Knowledge
  • The New Book of Popular Science
  • Lands and Peoples
  • Amazing Animals of the World
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a great resource for TOK classes. It's free and does not require a password.


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