• Check out these Resources for Research

     PPS Library Catalog

     

    PPS' online catalog: Search the entire catalog or choose a specific school site.

     

     

    OSLIS

    Online magazines, scholarly journals, articles, podcasts, videos

     

    Basic and advanced searching by subject indexing and journal searching to support thorough investigations of research topics. Print, e-mail or download multiple articles.  Direct access in district; remote code available from library staff.
    Elementary      Middle & High 

    Gale Opposing Viewpoints

    Gale Opposing Viewpoints in Context 

     Find information to develop and strengthen critical thinking about key issues: viewpoint articles, statistics, primary documents, web sites, periodicals, and pamphlets.  Direct access in district; remote code available from library staff. 

     Multnomah Co. Library

    Multnomah County Library 
     

    MCL Homework Center
    Multnomah County Catalog

    GVRL eBook Collection

    Database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.  Direct access in district; remote code available from library staff.


    World Book Online  
     K-12 Online Encyclopedia
     

    Online encyclopedias, maps, games, quizzes, timelines, and lesson plans

       

    Answerland

    24/7 Online Reference Help 
     

    Answerland lets anyone connect to a librarian by live chat, email or text messaging.We'll answer almost anything, but typical topics include homework, using your library, finding a great book to read, and really anything that you are interested in finding out more about.

    Great for individual patron questions, whole class considerations here.

     

    Research Tools

    Citation Maker
    Elementary MLA   

     

    Information Literacy eBooks 
     

    Citation Maker
    Mid & High School MLA & ALA