Library: Research

The passwords for the databases are located here: U-High Library’s Database Passwords. In order to gain access to this document, login with your ULID and password.


The library subscribes to multiple databases in order to provide sufficient resources for your research needs. As a member of the U-High Community, you can access the databases below.

To access from home, click on THIS link and then use your ULID and password after locating the desired database.

Academic Search Complete – Contains articles from academic publications on a variety of topics

American National Biography – The American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women — from all eras and walks of life — whose lives have shaped the nation.

CQ Researcher – Congressional Quarterly on current and controversial issues

Current Biography Illustrated – Find information about the people making tomorrow’s headlines plus historical figures back to World War II. Profiles give users the information they want on celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and many others

Gale Virtual Reference Library – Includes the full text of books, encyclopedias and handbooks. Available books cover all subject areas, including art, business, history and medicine.

JStor – Contains articles from academic publications on a variety of topics

Kanopy Video – Access to nearly 20,000 online streaming educational videos and feature films. Many subjects covered but particular strengths include race and gender studies, communication, education, sociology, psychology, health sciences, and the arts. Create an account to make custom playlists and video clips.

MAS Ultra, Student Edition – Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for popular, high school magazines, full text reference books, biographies, primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 453,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs and expanded full text back to 1975 for key magazines.

Nexis Uni– Contains news articles on national and international news issues

Opposing Viewpoints in Context – Current issues and controversies are examined from all sides. Includes articles, video, and audio.

Oxford Reference Online Premium Collection – A fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of over 100 dictionaries and reference works in all subject areas published by Oxford University Press. Also includes titles in the world-renowned Oxford Companions Series. Provides full text.

Project Muse Premium Collection – Contains articles from academic publications on a variety of topics including the humanities, arts and sciences

Statistical Insight – Find statistics, tables, etc. on a variety of topics

Research & Citation Resources

Purdue Owl

Milner Library’s Guides to How to Research and
Citing Sources