NSD Databases

A database offers quick access to reliable, accurate and authoritative information that has been gathered together in one place. Because of the tremendous volume and often questionable quality of much of the information found in a standard web search, a database gives the researcher a one-stop place to find information that is written, reviewed and/or edited by experts in a given field.  All databases are readily accessible at any Northshore school.  To access a database at home, each student should obtain log-in information from his/her school librarian. 
SIRS Discoverer

SIRS discoverer

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school learners, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas content sets such as reading, language arts, current events, science, social studies, history, health and technology.

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SIRS database

SIRS® Researcher provides relevant, credible information on social issues, science, history, government, the arts and humanities. Full-text, multimedia, and websites are carefully selected from thousands of domestic and international sources

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Proquest delivers millions of articles from more than 8,000 full-text scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers.

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