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Lamar Consolidated High School Library Databases

Research and Curriculum Tools enhance the learning experience with current and relevant digital content. These tools feature 160 million full-text articles from leading books, journals, magazines, newspapers and primary sources, multimedia assets including videos, podcasts, tutorials and images, daily updates of new content. To link to individual databases, such as Opposing Viewpoints or Twayne's, please click here.

Discovery Education

Discovery Education

Discovery Education streaming integrates seamlessly into any curriculum with 5,000 full-length videos (by end of 2008) segmented into 50,000 content-specific clips tied directly state and national standards. Teacher use only, unless instructor sets up class use.


Science Online

Science Online offers a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines in a variety of useful formats. The accessible content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by national and state science education standards.


World News Digest

World News Digest brings together seven decades of news from Facts On File World News Digest in print. This archival record of domestic and international news covers all major political, social, and economic events since November 1940.



Used for geographical and cultural references, both in the world and in the individual states in the US.

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Bloom's Literary Reference Online

Literary database for critical analysis and biographical information on authors.


Issues and Controversies

Provides exclusive, extensive coverage of hundreds of today's hot topics, with unbiased analysis and rich related resources.

Testing and Career Databases


The Testing & Education Reference Center (TERC)

Provides users with in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and much more.


If you are preparing to take the written test for a Texas driver's license, tale a look at this site. It has practice tests for auto, motorcycle, and commercial licenses, as well as practice manuals.