Social Studies Databases


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

    Gale Global Issues

    GALE in Context: Global Issues - supports global awareness and provides a global perspective while tying together a wealth of authoritative content like news articles, reference materials, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics, and much more.

    Infobase provides the High School Plus Video Collection with award-winning digital reference content for schools and libraries. Search by topics, grade level and standards for streaming video.


    Newsbank provides world news that explores diverse perspectives, topics and trends that align with curricular areas such as English, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, Technology, Arts, History and more to foster critical thinking skills. Features reliable, credible information from a wide variety of international, national, and local sources.

    Newsbank BLIA

    Find news from cultural perspectives with Newsbank's Black Life in America, which gives a look into the experiences and impact of African Americans as recorded in newspapers.

    Newsbank HLIA

    Hispanic Life in America covers the experiences and impact of Hispanic Americans from 1704 to present.  


    Newsela- current events with interactive tools for classroom use in all subject areas at all reading levels. Newsela requires you to login to CLEVER with your Office365 student email and computer password.


    ProQuest databases include:


    SIRS Issues Researcher provides insight into the most studied social issues presented in Pro/Con viewpoints with critical thinking questions and timelines.


    CultureGrams which is a comprehensive resource for information from every country, including foods, recreation, holidays, and lifestyles. 


    Ancestry - origins and family history, geneology information from Arizona State Library & Archives. Coming soon!