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Why use research databases vs. open web

Research Advice for HS Students from UC Berkeley


Gale Student Resources in Context

Click here to check out ALL of the Gale Research Databases:

Password: slzusd (For remote access only) 


Student Resources In Context ... merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience."

Gale Virtual Reference Library

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Reference eBooks include content on environmental, science, and health topics.

Password: slzusd (For remote access only)

Encyclopedia Britannica Online: Reference Database



"Includes full-length videos divided into content-specific video segments that are searchable by subject, grade level, and standard.  Content from PBS, National Geographic, and more.  Easily accessible from school or from home 24/7."


Login using your district Google Account and access through Chrome apps.




Brainpop has a wealth of animated, short videos about a range of different content areas that are great for introducing concepts and vocabulary, or providing background information.  It also includes games and quizzes.


To access: Open a Chrome Browser > Login to your district Google account  >Click on colored waffle in the upper left hand corner to get to the Chrome Apps > Select Brainpop app.