Online Databases



Destiny


Destiny is our online libary catalog but it does much more then just help you find library books. Below is a list of tools that students can access on Destiny.


  • - Search our catalog for available library books
  • - Look up all checked out materials and fines (incuding textbooks)
  • - OneSearch, allows you to search all of our online databases in one location
  • - WebPath Express, allows you to search trusted websites for research

How to log on to Destiny

How to use OneSearch on Destiny



LINK TO DESTINY



OC Public Library



The Orange County Public library has a long list of online databases that you can use. Many of them are free to access, the other ones simply require you to sign up for a libray card (which is free) and you will be able to access all of their databases.




LINK TO OC Public Library



ABC-Clio



ABC-Clio is a colection of online social studies databaes. These databses are in invaulauble source for our students that are worknig on research projects.


    Here are a list of available databases
  • - American Gov't
  • - American History
  • - Daily Life Through History
  • - Issues
  • - U.S. Geography
  • - World At War
  • - World Geography
  • - World History Ancient Era
  • - World History Modern Era
  • - World Religions


    * ABC-Clio requires a password from your home computer. If you log in to Destiny, you can search the database using OneSearch without needing an additional password.

      USERNAME: woodbridge
      PASSWORD: library


LINK TO ABC-CLIO



Pro-Quest



eLibrary

    Offers more than 2,000 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips.


History Study Center

    Offers invaluable historical reference material that covers 14 centuries of history, from ancient to modern, old world to new world.


ProQuest Learning: Literature

    A comprehensive resource including 3,000+ author biographies; 40 searchable full-text literature journals; full-text literary works; and other key criticism and reference sources.



    * ABC-Clio requires a password from your home computer. If you log in to Destiny, you can search the database using OneSearch without needing an additional password.

      USERNAME: irvschdist
      PASSWORD: irvine


LINK TO PRO-QUEST



Encyclopedia Britanica Online



Encycopedia Britanics Online is the digital form of the widely popular encyclopedia. Not only does this site have tons of great information for doing research, it also has pictrues, videos, "how to" tutorials (how to write a science report, research paper, and many others.


    * Encyclopedia Britanica Online requires a password from your home computer. If you log in to Destiny, you can search the database using OneSearch without needing an additional password. You can also log directly into the site by using the following logic.

      USERNAME: whsiusd
      PASSWORD: irvine


LINK TO ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANICA ONLINE



Discovery Education



Discovery Education has searchable educational videos and articles based mainly on science. To search Discovery Education, students must log into Destiny and use OneSearch to search this database.