These databases are available to all JNHS students, teachers and parents. See your librarian for passwords and login information, if required.

American History

American History
Spans more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history to cover the American experience.


Ancient and Medieval History

Ancient and Medieval History

Presents the full scope of world history from prehistory through the 1500s, with special topic centers on key civilizations and regions.



Bloom's Literature

Bloom's Literary Reference Online Examines great writers, important works, memorable characters, and influential movements and events in world literature.

Classroom Video on Demand

Classroom Video on Demand
Streaming videos that expand the Learn 360 content by 250,000 and focus primarily on high school students.


Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia for high school students, recommended internet links, videos, images, student activities, teacher resources and more.

Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center
Provides profiles of nearly 3,400 jobs and 140 industries, invaluable advice on career skills, thousands of resource entries, and more!
Access hundreds of full-text periodicals, newspapers, general interest sources and major reference books. New this year is Chilton's Automotive Repair.


Health Reference Series Online
Contains basic medical information for students doing research, families, caregivers and the general public. Each volume takes a particular topic and provides comprehensive coverage. This series is also available in print in the JNHS Library.


Issues & Controversies
Issues and Controversies
Provides exclusive, extensive coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources.
Learning Express

Learning Express

Interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles to help build academic skills, prepare for standardized tests, and develop a career.

News articles covering social, economic, environmental, government, sports, the arts, people, health and science issues and events. Sources: U.S. and international newspapers, wire services, broadcasts, magazines, and digests from science and health journals dating to 1986. Great for current events and UIL competition.

Salem Literature
Focuses on important authors and works of literature.

Students and teachers may use music from this site for presentations, podcasts, and other educational projects. All content is royalty free. Users may cite just the artist.
This website includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.

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