The KHS Drew Library Media Center subscribes to 24 online databases. These databases have been peer reviewed for credibility, authenticity, and currency.   KHS students may use these databases at school or at home. Just click on the links below. If using them at home, a log in name and password is required. Please contact the library for log in name and password information. Please email Mrs. Neath-Foster if you are at home and need the log in name and password.


Biographical Databases

Gale In Context: Biography - Biographical articles on historical and contemporary people. Articles include newspapers, book sources, and journals.

Chelsea House Biographies - Biographical ebooks of historical and contemporary people organized by chapters.

Career Exploration

Salem Press 


Britannica Online - Offers three levels of reading for topics.

Health Databases

Teen Health and Wellness - Articles on a variety of health related topics and some articles available in Spanish.

Literary Criticism Databases

Gale Gale eBooks - Biographical and literary criticism of authors and literature (novels, poetry, drama, short stories). Also contains eBooks.

Gale Literature

Gale Literature Resource Center

Salem Press Literature - Literary criticism of authors and their works with some biography.

Bloom's Literature - Literary criticism of authors and their works. Provides multimedia resources including videos, clips and audios.

Multipurpose Database

Discovery Education - Delivering engaging learning experiences every day. Can only be accessed through teacher or student Clever accounts.

Ebscohost - Newspaper, journal, and magazine articles, photos, books, atlases on a variety of topics. Colleges and universities subscribe to this service.

Gale In Context: High School

Gale Power Search

Issues and Controversies - Presents arguments on both sides of a topic in a balanced and unbiased manner. Uses news organizations, magazines and journals, government agencies, and groups and institutes and offers articles, videos, images, surveys, reports.


NoveList K-8


Social Studies Databases

ABC Clio - 9 databases that cover a variety of topics. Databases can be searched individually or all together.
American Government, American History, Daily Life Through History, Issues, Modern Genocide, Pop Culture, World at War, Modern History, and Ancient and Medieval History.

ABC Lingo Lite

ABC Maps Online

ABC World Culture

ABC World Food

ABC Food America


American History

Ancient and Medieval History - Provides ebook articles, primary sources, images, videos and timelines, sponsored by Facts on File.

A-Z World Culture - Provides extensive information on 175 countries.

Salem Press History - Ebooks that search like databases and include great events from history, great lives from history, and decades.