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Research databases: Middle School research tools

The best sources of trustworthy information on your topic

Take your research beyond Google with a database search

What is a database?

Through databases you can search thousands of information sources at one time, including newspaper and journal articles. You wont get these results from a Google search. Watch this video to find out more.

Encyclopedias

Research for all subjects

Science

So you need to research your assessment task...

Where do I start?

Search the Destiny library catalogue to find books in our library. 

Search our online encyclopedias: Britannica and World Book (on this page). Each encyclopedia will give you different search results.

Also try the button for MIDDLE SCHOOL RESEARCH DATABASES. This will search sources that go beyond what Google finds, including news and journal articles.