LCHS students and staff:  for access outside of school see library staff


Biography; Mythology; History, Essential Information on MANY topics. Countries and Cultures; U.S. Constitution
Specialized encyclopedias and other non-fiction books for research and information.
Salem Literature
Critical Insights, Authors: F. Scott Fitzgerald; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Arthur Miller
Works: Fahrenheit 451; The Great Gatsby; Catcher in the Rye; To Kill a Mockingbird
Themes: The American Dream; Coming of Age
Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes

Salem History Milestone (Primary) Documents, The Decades-1990s, Great Lives from History, The Incredibly Wealthy, Inventors and Inventions, Notorious Lives, Musicians and Composers, Great Athletes, Great Events from History, Modern Scandals, GLBT Events

Salem Health Magill’s Medical Guide ; Cancer; Mental Health and Psychology

Salem Science Applied Science; Biomes and Ecosystems


General encyclopedia, Merriam-Webster Dictionary and World Atlas. Also includes current events, “This Day in History”, reference articles, journals, magazines and web sites.


Biography in Context; Gale Virtual Reference Library; Opposing Viewpoints in Context; Science in Context; Student Resources in Context; U.S. History in Context

GALE Student Resources
in Context
Information on a broad range of topics, people, places, and events found in full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

Choose from a list of nine databases to find magazine articles and other resources.

Direct link to search the following: MAS Ultra School Edition; Health Source, Newspaper Source, TOPICsearch, Advanced Placement Sources 

Click on Databases/choose full text options. WorldCat searches for books in libraries around the world. SEE LIBRARY STAFF TO LOG-IN AT SCHOOL.


Browse for articles in U.S. newspapers published from 1690 through the 20th Century.
Also included are Current Events, Hot Topics and Special Reports (new each month).

GALE U.S. History
in Context
Information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History found in full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites

GALE World History
in Context
Access to scholarly analysis, full-text periodicals, reference works and primary sources related to world history. 

American National

Biographies of people whose lives have shaped our country

Biographical articles about people throughout history from reference materials, periodicals, and multimedia content

EBSCO Current Biography

Electronic version of Current Biography magazine.  Contains biographical information about celebrities, politicians, business people, writers, actors, sports figures, artists, scientists, and many others

Books, magazines and newspaper articles covering today’s hottest social issues
GALE Science
in Context
Information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics found in full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites.

EBSCO GreenFILE Covers human impact to the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable   agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.  
EBSCO Health Source

Contains consumer health magazines with information on medical sciences, food sciences and nutrition, childcare, sports medicine and general health

EBSCO Professional
Designed for professional educators. Contains high quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. This database also contains more than 200 educational reports.

ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 317,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.  Professional/Education.

Online career guidance and planning tools designed for people of all ages.  Using our tools, you can find the right career, explore education and training options,  and build your own portfolio.


Occupations, education and financial aid.  Job search hints, resume writer and links to employers.