• Databases
    Databases are online information resources purchased by PUHSD to help students find quality, reliable information to support their classroom learning. When working on PUHSD computers, there is automatic access to these online resources. Usernames and passwords are required when trying to access resources remotely. Visit the Fairfax Library for all the login information required for remote access. 
       DATABASE / LINK                            DESCRIPTION 

    ABC-CLIO- covers Social Studies, Geography, Government, History, Issues and Culture. Used for Social Studies textbook. 

    Britannica School

    Britannica School- has three reading levels for research information plus links to reviewed websites. It has an atlas and timeline, plus you can make your own timeline.

    Britannica Escolar

    Britannica Escolar- offers the same resources in Spanish.
    Britannica ImageQuest-has millions of rights cleared images with citations from one trusted site. You have permission to use any images (with citations) found in ImageQuest in your academic work. 

     EBSCO online databases

    EBSCO- Full-text coverage of hundreds of popular magazines, academic journals, reference books, primary sources, newspapers, and television and radio news transcripts. Research information for literature, health, history, pro/con topics, and much more. 


    Gale High School- scholarly and peer reviewed content that is credible and timely for researchers.


    Interactive Science offers 3D imagery and digital modeling for science and medical perspectives.

    Infobase provides High School Plus Video Collection and Career & Technical Education Video Collection with award-winning digital reference content to schools and libraries. Search by standards for streaming video.


    Newsela- current events with interactive tools for classroom use in all subject areas at all reading levels. 

        UN: student ID#           PW: 1PuPW

     Academic Video Online

    ProQuest Academic Video Online (AVON) has curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research. Streaming video ranges from exclusive, must-have titles to what’s become the largest library-oriented video database in the world.


    ProQuest databases include trending Social Issues presented in Pro/Con viewpoints with critical thinking questions and timelines.

     Teen Health & Wellness

    Teen Health & Wellness is filled with information about teen issues including relationships, nutrition, green living, physical and mental health, links to hotlines.

     Visual Thesaurus

    Visual Thesaurus provides synonyms, antonyms, and parts of speech in a fun, interactive website to help students increase vocabulary and improve writing.

     WBKids  WBStudent  WBAdvanced

    World Book Online Encyclopedia covers everything with access to three reading levels- Kids, Student, Advanced. Hundreds of thousands of easy-to-understand articles, captivating images, original videos, integrated primary sources, and eBooks. Plus seamless article translations in more than 100 other languages.


    World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is a Spanish database with hundreds of thousands of easy-to-understand articles, captivating images, original videos, integrated primary sources, and eBooks. 

     WB Timelines

    World Book Timelines has over 650 customizable timelines with personalization options. Create and save your own. It includes everything from World History to the Arts and Sciences.