Library Resources

Print Periodicals



Students read periodicals for classes and recreation.

Chicago Tribune
National Catholic Reporter
Forest Leaves


Asimov’s Science Fiction
Consumer Reports
Dance Magazine
National Geographic
Psychology Today
Scientific American
Teen Vogue
U.S. Catholic

Digital Resources

   FirstSearch is an online reference search tool that delivers quality content from WorldCat and other quality, respected databases.
 Gale Virtual reference library  With electronic reference books from Gale and our publishing partners, researchers can instantly access thousands of eBooks on virtually any subject. These trusted, authoritative reference works are available 24/7 through our state-of-the-art Gale Virtual Reference Library platform, providing an unprecedented combination of functionality and features. <>
 Student Resources in Context  For a generation accustomed to using the web to find their answers, Student Resources in Context is a cross-curricular breakthrough.  This next-generation portal reaches out to today’s learners with a Web-like user experience, which intuitively conveys needed information on all core subjects from Science to Literature to History. From the eye-catching, media-rich homepage to the fast navigation options, Student Resources in Context helps students develop both research and critical-thinking skills while covering the spectrum of student-focused subject matter. <>
 Literature Resource Center  Literature Resource Center is the world’s most current, comprehensive and reliable online literature database. Uniquely relevant to today’s curriculum, the resource’s rich critical, biographical and contextual materials support interdisciplinary approaches, information literacy, and the development of critical thinking skills. Researchers will find the information they need on authors and their works, from all time periods and from around the world. <>
NoodleTools  NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process. Its powerful note-taking software  promotes critical thinking and creativity combined with the most comprehensive and accurate bibliography composer on the Web. MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian styles. <>
Scientific American  Scientific American is the world’s premier magazine of scientific discovery and technological innovation for the general public. Readers turn to it for a deep understanding of how science and technology can influence human affairs and illuminate the natural world. <Scientific American>
 WorldBook  World Book Advanced is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites. <>