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Subscription Databases

 


These search tools are available to the school district on a subscription basis.  Each site will check the contacting computer's IP address before allowing access to it.  All computers within the district have automatic connectivity to all the sites.  If you are connecting from your home computer using remote access, you will be directed to enter a password.

Destiny Online Library Catalog:

The oline catalog searching print and other library resources at Pitman Middle School and Pitman High School.

 

McCowan Memorial Library:

Search the automated system at McCowan Library in Pitman, New Jersey.  This link will also provide access to a vast number of other resources through Jersey Clicks.  You must have a valid New Jersey library card to use Jersey Clicks.

 

EBSCO:

Multidisciplinary database that  provides full text for nearly 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier , in addition to indexing over 1,000 periodicals, also includes 314 full text reference books, nearly 100,000 biographies, 76,000 primary source documents, and an image collection of 116,000 photos, maps and flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

 

FACTS ON FILE Reference Suite:

Several comprehensive databases which cover the following topics:

Outstanding reference material on all areas of American History with sections on African- American History, American Women's History and Native-American History.  Includes Landmark Documents, American Images, Career Guidance, World Atlas, Science, Science Experiments, Curriculum Resource Center and Forms on File.

 

NEWSBANK:

Complete full-text content of local,  regional and worldwide newspapers and archives including:

Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) (1981-Current)

The New York Times

 

GALE GROUP:

Comprehensive database of reference material from Thomson Gale reference materials. These include:

Contemporary Literary Criticism, Scribner Writers Series, Opposing Viewpoints and Informe (Spanish Language resource).

Most PHS eBooks are located HERE!

 

SIRS (Social Issues Resources Series):

Selected, full-text articles on all social issues.

 

Today's Science:

Latest developments in all branches of science.  Includes biographies. Select Today's Science from the list of databases on the left side of the Facts on File search screen.

 

Facts on File - The News Digest

World News from 1940 to the present.  Includes timely research features.

 

AP Photo Archives

A great source for pictures and graphics for students and teachers, the AP ( Associated Press) Multimedia Archive provides photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning the last  160 years of history.  Teachers also benefit from the correlation to the state learning standards.