Language Arts Database Options

  • Note:  Databases do not require a password if used on campus; a username and password are required for use at home. You must come to the Media Center circulation desk for a complete list of usernames and passwords.

    Bloom's Literature

    This is a very student-friendly database that provides information for anything literature-based.  It features sections on authors/playwrights, such as Wiliam Shakespeare and Charles Dickens.

    Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

    This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.

    Literary Reference Center 

    This database provides full-text results for anything related to literature, such as poetry, authors, and novels.

    Points of View Reference Center

    This database works well for any argumentative or research assignment.  It provides pro/con stances on controversial topics with each search result.

    World Book Online

    This is an online encyclopedia.  For work for your English classes, it is suggested you use the "Student" button to conduct any research.

Media Center Info

  • Daytime Hours

    Monday-Friday 7:20 AM - 2:10 PM

    After-School Hours

    Monday-Thursday 2:10 PM - 4:30 PM

    Media Specialists

    Nil Sendul

    Media Center Phone: 973-470-2430

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