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TexQuest

TexQuest is a reliable set of online resources for Texas public schools provided with support from the Texas Legislature.
 
The following databases have been approved for High School students; you will find great, credible information to help you with your research!  Each database is slightly different, so be sure to search for your topic in each one!  Don't forget - the same information may show up in Destiny's Universal Search, but the interface here is different!
 
 
 
Student Resources In Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a wide array of subjects. The solution 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.
 

 

       

 Tutorial Video - the Basics (8 minutes)

 

An innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields. With InfoTrac Newsstand, you can search a collection of more than 1,000 newspapers.

   

     

 Tutorial Video - the Basics (8 minutes) 

 

 

News articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

 

 

 

Tutorial Video - the Basics (3 minutes)

 

 

Contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues.  Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the new solution features continuously updates viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

 

 

  Tutorial Video - the Basics  (6 minutes)

 

 

 

Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7.  

 

 

  Tutorial Video - the Basics (3 minutes)

 

 

 

Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics.  The solution merges Gale's authoritative and continuously updated reference content with full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience.

 

 

 

 

Tutorial Video - the Basics (3 minutes)

 

 

 

Sophisticated content to prepare students for college-level research.  Interactive homepage features help guide student inquiry and search to find relevant article content, multi-media, primary source documents, and journal articles - suitable for any project.

 

 

 

Part of the Adam Matthew Collection

 

 

The digitized collection of primary sources which includes over 300 manuscripts, broadsides, maps, and rare printed works, such as pamphlets, leaflets, and city directories, about the American West.

 

 

 

Part of the Adam Matthew Collection

 

 

Material from the Newberry Library's extensive Edward E. Ayer Collection; one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.  Primary Resources include maps, journals, photographs, newspapers, and artwork - all digitized.