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Alexandria Online Catalog

Search the Lafayette High School collection of fiction and non-fiction materials by author, title, series, or subject. Explore popular works, award winners, the school's collection of eBooks, and see what's new in the collection. The new and improved cloud-based version of Alexandria can be accessed from home!


Explora - High School

Explora for High Schools 

This interface is designed specifically for high school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Now includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press. Databases Searched: Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition, Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School Edition, MAS Ultra - School Edition, Newspaper Source, Science Reference Center, Topic Overviews 6-12, eBook Public Library Collection, Consumer Health Complete, Middle Search Plus


A collection of research and educational resources for students and educators. This link provides access to: the EBSCO eBook Collection (fiction and nonfiction); Academic Search Elite (peer reviewed journals); Consumer Health Complete (covering all areas of health and wellness); the Science Reference Center (teacher and student resources); and five resources from the Explora collection (supports student research and classroom instruction).

Learning Express Library

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of its Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

New York Times

Online access to the New York Times daily newspaper; this subscription only works while staff or students are on campus using an SJSD IP address. Includes full access to editions of the newspaper from 1851 to the present; sections of the website include World or U.S. News; Business; Technology; Science; Health; Sports; Opinion; Arts; Style and Travel.


Search MoreNet

Contains a variety of full-text magazines, newspapers and journals and reference materials to support the education and research needs of Missouri citizens. This information is from reliable sources that provide accurate information. With the database, students can: find help with a school project; research a new purchase in Consumer Reports; study for the ACT, SAT, etc.; job search or research a company; find images, multimedia, etc.


Gale in Context: High School

Gale in Context High School 

Gale In Context: High School is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events.


MAS Ultra - School Edition

 MAS Ultra School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines. MAS Ultra – School Edition also provides more than 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.


Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition

EBSCO eBooks HS Collection 

Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition is a rich research database for school and public libraries. It contains informative abstracts and searchable full text for more than 2,440 popular nonfiction books. The database includes high interest titles on careers, health, ethnicity, disabilities, technology, biographies, music, science, history, civics and more.




ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1.3 million records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.

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