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Research Resources

Research Resources

On this page, you will find links to databases and other online resources to assist you with research.

General resources are listed below.  Subject-specific resources are listed under the subject on the menu to the left. 

To access the paid databases, click on the Follett Destiny link below.  Visit the library or see your teacher for the login/passwords.  

follett destiny link

To create a NoodleTools account so you can use the citation manager, please visit the library.  Click the image to access NoodleTools.

The login for your NoodleTools account is your school Gmail address.  Log in on the right side of the page, and click “Sign in with Google.”  

noodle tools link

Research Links

DCHS Databases - This links directly to the databases we pay for, including Points of View and Science Reference Center.  Visit the library for log-in information.

State Library of Kansas Online - Online Resources - The State Library provides free access to databases, encyclopedias, and much more.  No log-in information is needed as long as your IP address is in Kansas.

WorldBook Encyclopedia - The WorldBook Encyclopedia is good for general information when beginning research.  To use outside of the school network, you need the username and password, which you can get in the library.

SweetSearch - This site curates research websites that have been evaluated by research experts, librarians, and teachers.

Data USA - The most comprehensive visualization of U.S. public data.  Use this to find statistics about where and how people live, work, and much more.  

ProCon.org - A curated site that gathers the pros and cons of controversial issues.

International Debate Education Association - under the Debatabase tab you'll find a collection of topics with research for and against a variety of arguments.

LittleSis - This is a free database detailing connections between powerful people and organizations.

Google Scholar - Scholarly sources compiled by Google.