I Need to... Find Information

These databases and websites provide information that may help with research projects and more. The databases are only available to the Oregon K-12 community.
If you access a Gale resource and are prompted to log in, either enter your username and password, the name of your school district, or the name of your private school.
Your teacher and library staff have the login information.

Database Terms of Use

Broad Coverage for HS

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Broad Coverage for MS

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Core Skills,
Test Prep, & More

Middle School (LEL's School Center)

High School (PrepSTEP)

Frequently Asked Questions

Mostly Magazines,
Journals, & Newspapers

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Literature

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What to read next?

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Newspapers

Oregonian

Other Oregon Newspapers

eBooks

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All Gale Databases

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(Use Cross Search option to search
multiple databases at the same time)

Información en Español

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Opposing Viewpoints

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U.S. History

Health Resources

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Science & Environment

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Science & Cultures

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Historic Oregon
Newspapers

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Oregon Encyclopedia

State Library
Digital Collection

24x7 Chat
with a Librarian

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Student Atlas of Oregon 

Student Atlas of Oregon

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Legal Information

(Provided by the
State of Oregon Law Library.
Click on icon for login instructions.)


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Tutorial

What is a Library
Research Database?
(Video)

OSLIS Overview
(Video)



Educator Content:

Resources about Find Information

Gale

  • If you are wondering which Gale K-12 database to use when, consult this comparison table (Word, PDF).
  • This flyer created by Gale staff might be helpful to promote the Gale databases (PDF).
  • Gale's support site offers resources to help promote and explain the databases, including webinars for library staff and other educators.
  • If you need the Gale database login for your school or district, contact the School Library Consultant at the State Library of Oregon by using the Feedback form at the bottom of this page.

LearningExpress & PrepSTEP

  • This flyer created by LearningExpress/EBSCO staff helps explain the differences between LearningExpress Library and PrepSTEP for High Schools (PDF).
  • EBSCO, which owns LearningExpress, offers and records monthly webinars for library staff and other educators. Search for learningexpress or job or prep.

More

  • Before using Answerland with your class, please review their Schools page.
  • The Student Atlas of Oregon is from the Center for Geography Education in Oregon at Portland State University. They offer additional atlases, lesson plans, and other instructional materials