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High School Resources -

Electronic Resources for High School Students

The library subscribes to many electronic resources for you!
These databases can be used to find full-text articles, quick facts, pictures, and much more. Click on a link below to see what resources are available.

All you need is your St. Charles City-County Library District card.

Biography & History Business & Careers Encyclopedias
Foreign Languages General Resources Literature & the Arts
Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events Science & Health Test Preparation & Class Review
Find a Good Book to Read


Biography, & History
Gale In Context: Biography
Search for current and historical biographies for musicians, authors, presidents and more 

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Business & Careers
Gale Business: Entrepreneurship
Key information for small businesses like financing and business planning.

LearningExpress  Match careers to your interests. 5 million current job postings. Create and store resumes and cover letters. (For at home access click HERE)

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Reference USA — Job Search                                        Combines the power of the premier business reference and research tool with the world’s #1 job site, Image result for reference usa gif

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Search for full text articles & images and has the ability to translate articles into over 29 different languages
World Book Advanced
Specifically organized for high school and pre-college users,Advanced offers all of the great resources of World Book Studentplus primary source materials, World Newspapers, and thousands of informative articles. 

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Foreign Languages

BiblioEnfants (For access at home, click HERE) Practice your language skills by reading your favorite childhood books in French. 


Biblioteca Tumble Practice your language skills by reading your favorite childhood books in Spanish. Bilingual books and Spanish videos are also available.

Mango Languages  Please see our new language learning resource, Rosetta Stone.

Rosetta Stone - Provides online language learning in an immersion environment, accessible anywhere and at any time on mobile and on the web.

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General Resources
Gale eBooks
Biographies, history, health, science, art and literature, and specialized reference e-books
Gale General OneFile 
News and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, law, literature and art, politics, science, technology, and many general interest topics
InfoTrac Student Edition
Access to a variety of magazines, newspapers and
reference books for information on current events,
arts, science, popular culture, health, people, 
government, history, sports and more.

Read It!

Read It! ELL content covers a wide range of subject areas including science, math, history, culture, civics, literature and life skills. ELL articles are written specifically for English Language Learners.

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Literature & The Arts

Bloom's Literature

Includes thousands of critical essays and discussion questions, plus author biographies and character analyses, full-length poems, the full text of hundreds of reference books, full-length videos of classic plays and films, and more. 

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Newspaper, Magazines & Current Events
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints 
Find articles, statistics & more on popular debate topics
Masterfile Premier
Magazine, newspaper and reference articles, flags, maps and over 285,000 photos
ProQuest provides millions of documents from thousands of sources, covering research and subject areas like these: Arts, Business, Health & Medicine, History, Literature & Language, Science & Technology and Social Sciences

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Science & Health
Gale Health and Wellness
Magazines, journals, pamphlets and reference articles from authoritative medical sources
Science Reference Center
Search magazine & reference articles, experiments, biographies, images & videos on various science topics

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Test Preparation & Class Review
LearningExpress (For access from home click HERE.
Contains test & study guides for math, reading comprehension, social studies, American history, writing skills and high school entrance exam preparation.  Also tutorials on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  
Get help with your homework, have a paper reviewed or practice for tests.

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Find a Good Book to Read
NoveList Plus
Fiction and non-fiction titles for adults and teens. Has helpful features to help with series information, read-alikes and other book lists.  Links directly to the library catalog
OverDrive for Teens
Download eBooks and audionooks to your computer or device with OverDrive. 

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