Dept.: Science and Technology

Chemistry IRP Project


WHS Library Books and eBooks

(Tip: Start with reference books to gain background knowledge and build context for your topic.)
WHS Library Catalog

Databases (passwords available on WHS Library website and in library)

(Tip: Go to Advanced Search to narrow to Peer-reviewed and full-text journal articles.)
Science in Context
Provides topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations, as well as articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics, and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards guide.

Academic OneFile
Academic Onefile contains 8,000 academic journals, the majority in full-text, available in HTML and PDF formats. In addition it contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text New York Times content from 1985.

Online Magazine

Scientific American magazine (1910-present)
The online magazine includes select articles from current and past issues, online-only features, daily news, topic-driven blogs, podcast series, and a video directory.

Search Tips

Scirus A search engine that finds scientific information only.


In Google, find information from college/university websites by adding site:edu after your search term. This will narrow your list to only websites with .edu suffixes.

Website Evaluation

Did you find a useful website? Make sure and properly evaluate it.

Citation:MLA

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