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Database Research Links

The following databases and search engines listed here and in the navigational menu on the left are for assisting in your research. Please review advanced search criteria techniques as all databases will vary. *Some databases require a login.

Oregon students who access the databases away from school will need a user name and password. Please see your teacher or a library staff member for the information.

OSLIS / Gale Databases  

Oregon School Library Information System (OSLIS)
The main web site that is a K-12 web portal providing access to quality licensed databases within an information literacy framework. *Accessing the databases outside of the district computer network will require a user name and password.

The following links can be accessed using the district computers.

  • Search Gale Databases for St. Helens School District: (On school computers) is a powerful research tool that contains nearly 40 specialized databases to search. Providing in-depth, up-to-date information you need to conduct research across the full range of scholarly, academic, business and general interest topics. You choose where to search; all or a few resources. Gale is part of the Cengage Learning system.
  • Gale PowerSearch for St. Helens School District: Discover a great collection of articles from thousands of Gale resources – magazines, journals, newspapers and books along with videos, images and podcast content – all brought to you by your library. Your search should always start here.*Must have log in for access.

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