How to Use DHS Library Databases



eBooks on WWII, Native Americans, African American history, unsolved mysteries of history, world disasters, plus current issues like racism, genetic testing, and gun control



ABDO eBook

An up-to-date collection of nonfiction eBooks to help Eng11 and Research & Writing students succeed with their papers and projects


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A massive collection of magazine articles and digital content on all subjects for student researchers

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An up-to-date collection of nonfiction eBooks to help Eng11 and Research & Writing students succeed with their papers and projects on topics such as gun rights, activist athletes, transgender rights, and many more modern topics


FactCite logoFactCite

Up-to-date, easy-to-read biographies

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Find It Virginia logoFind It Virginia

Huge database with information on all topics, including reference book entries, magazine and news articles, photos, radio transcripts, etc.

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Gale in Context HS iconGale in Context High School

Vast database with general information, including reference book entries, magazine articles, literary criticism, photos, radio transcripts, etc.

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Gale Online Resources logoGale Online Resources

Collection of specialized databases

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Gale Virtual Reference Library logoGale Virtual Reference Library

eBooks on literature, psychology, oceanography, WWII, the Holocaust, medicine, and more

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Health wellness rc logoHealth and Wellness

Specialized medical database for both consumers and professionals


Infobase eBooks logoInfobase eBooks

eBook articles on WWII, Native Americans, famous trials, and great disasters

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Mackin ebooksMackinVIA eBooks

Hundreds of fiction and nonfiction eBooks, including the VRC collection

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Salem Online logoSalem Online

Easy-to-use eBook articles on African American history/biographies, world events/people from the 18th century to current times, 20th century decades, environmental issues, health guides, infectious diseases, pandemics, addictions, and literature

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Sirs discovererSIRS Discoverer

Especially designed to help beginning researchers by providing easy access to magazines, newspapers, images, and more

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SIRSissuesresearcherSIRS Issues Researcher

A pro/con database on current, controversial issues – highly recommended for Research & Writing topics!

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Collage of driving signsVirginia Driving Tests

Resources and practice tests to help students prepare

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