D-C High School Media Center

Periodical Searches:


Facts on File: 

American History Online
Ancient and Medieval History Online
Modern World History Online
World Geography and Culture Online
Issues & Controversies
Bloom's Literary Reference Online 

Online Database Access

If at home, the password is elm4you

Technology Help Center

Click on the links below for help using computer programs. 

Serif MoviePlus (video editing)
Serif PhotoPlus (photo editing) 
PowerPoint (presentations) 
Using NetStorage (to get school files)

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Career center, adult learning, computer skills, college prep, and more!

Other Databases/Resources:


Wikipedia (For general info. only; don't cite!)
Debatabase (for debate topics, Int'l Debate Ed Assn) 
Pro-Con.org (for both sides of top issues) 
MNopedia (MN information from MN Historical Society) 


Destiny Quest (book visual search) 
Destiny (Traditional book search) 
Overdrive (ebooks) 
EBSCO ebooks (non-fiction) 
Google Books (some are not complete)
Southwest State(College English)
Central Minnesota Library Exchange (To order books & articles)


American FactFinder (Census Bureau)
CIA World Factbook 
Data.gov (data sets) 
Project Bartleby (Great resource!)
World Almanac (OCLC)
ACT (College Entrance Test)
Fastweb (Scholarships)
Federal Student Aid (Federal application-FAFSA)
MNCIS Into Careers (Find schools and careers-See Mr. Tool for login information.) 
ISeek (Employment & post-secondary ed.)
Digital Public Library of America (search)
 (LOC Congressional Record, etc.)
USA.gov (Portal of all US Gov. Sites)
Lexipedia (Thesaurus and language resource) 
Minnesota Web Directory (School Websites)
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
Schmoop (Literature and History)
Wordsmyth (Online dictionary plus more) 
Maps & Atlases:
MapMachine (National Geographic)

Search Engines

Subject Areas

OWL Family of Sites (Writing Lab)
Read-Write-Think (Interactive Tools)
Hippocampus (Math, Science, Social, etc.)
Mathlets (Online Applets for Math)
ChemiCool (Interactive Periodic Table)
PhET (Interactive Science Simulations) 
Best History Sites (Index of Top Sites) 
ICivics (Powerful game/simulations) 
PBS Learning Media (Search by Subject)
Online Interactives (Math, Science, English, History, etc.)

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