HCC Library: Electronic Resources

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General Databases:


Gale Research in Context (Formerly Gale Student Resource Center Junior)

PowerSearch by Gale

EBSCO Explora

EBSCO Explora
(formerly Student Research Center) 

Online Encyclopedias:



Encyclopedia Britannica Online

World Book Encyclopedia

Grolier Online Encyclopedia: Grolier encyclopedias (America the Beautiful, Encyclopedia Americana, Lands and Peoples, New Book of Knowledge, New Book of Popular Science, and Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia) are known for their child-friendly language and layout. Search all at once with this link.

Grolier Online encyclopedias

Social Studies Resources:


World Geography

HCC Library LibGuides
HC Crittenden's LibGuides

The World Almanac

New! The World Alamanac

Global Road Warrior

New! Global Road Warrior


The Twenties in America

American History





Gale Virtual Reference Library

Click here to browse our Gale History eBooks

New York Times Replica Edition: Students and teachers can view or print news articles exacly as they appeared in print. Articles available for 30 days after original publication.
unrestricted access to
Only while in the school. No username or password necessary, but Sign In / Create Account (with Google icon), which allows you to save articles to your account while in school to be read later, from anywhere.)

Or try the e-Edition: New York Times

Historical NY Times (1851-2010)

(ProQuest database)

Historical NY Times (1851-2010)


Historic Hartford Courant 

[The Longest Running US newspaper]

Historic Hartford Courant 

(ProQuest database)

Journal News Replica Edition: Students and teachers may read/print articles from the last 7 days' newspapers in the exact format as in original publication. 

The Journal News e-Edition

Proquest Gannett Newsstand: Journal News and more, all back issues    

  Gannett Newsstand (NOVEL ProQuest)

Includes back issues of The Journal News dating back to 2002, and other local newspapers.

© Adrian van Leen

(NOVEL Gale).

ELA Resources:


Flipster magazines

 New!  Flipster eMagazines

Support documents: 
Getting started | FAQs
Flipster app for iOS   | Flipster app for Android
Desktop Tutorial (PPT) | Desktop Tutorial (Video)
Mobile Devices (PPT) | Mobile Devices (Video)



Opposing Viewpoints in Context 

(NOVEL Gale)  

Kindles @ HCC Library  

Kindles at HCC Library

Find Your Next Book To Read:
NoveList K-8 Book Database


Science Resources:


ScienceFlix by Scholastic/ Grolier

New! ScienceFlix by Scholastic




Gale Virtual Reference Library

Click here to browse our Gale Science eBooks


Multimedia / Other Resources:



Discovery Education (Students) 


WeVideo: A Web-based video-creation software that

WeVideo (Web site)
WeVideo (Chrome App)
WeVideo (
iOS app or Android app)

Teacher/Professional Resources:



Click here to browse our Gale Professional Development eBooks.

Professional Development 
Use this search box to find articles from EBSCO professional development databases, which contain vast full-text resources for educators.


*Contact H.C. Crittenden Middle School's Library Media Specialist with any Questions or Comments

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