As a unique, independent academy, Pinkerton Academy's mission is to strive to ensure the growth of all students in a challenging, respectful, and collaborative environment. The Academy fosters a student-centered community with purposefully designed, interactive and relevant learning opportunities.

Pop Culture Universe

American and world pop culture from the 1920s to the present. Continuously updated.

Biography in Context

Biographical profiles using reference books, magazine articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.

EBSCO Explora

EBSCO's new simple search with easy-to-browse categories.

Grolier Encyclopedia

General encyclopedia with short articles.

American History

Covers American history in depth from 1350 to present including links to numerous ebooks.

Opposing Viewpoints

Covering today's hottest social issues with each side of an issue presented.

 
 

Art/Music/Pop Culture

 

Pop Culture Universe

American and world pop culture from the 1920s to the present. Continuously updated.

 

Biography

 

Biography in Context

Biographical profiles using reference books, magazine articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images.

 
 

Careers

 

Encyclopedia of Careers

5-Volume eBook encyclopedia set of career and vocational guidance. 

 

Kuder Navigator

Comprehensive guide to careers. Please get a password from Mr. Cullen or your economics teacher.

 
 

General Research

 

EBSCO Magazines

Full-text articles from over 1,900 magazines and three national newspapers.

EBSCO Explora

EBSCO's new simple search with easy-to-browse categories.

Grolier Encyclopedia

General encyclopedia with short articles.

New York Times Magazine: 1986 - present

Full-text coverage from 1997 to present. 

 

Health

 

Consumer Health Complete

Includes evidence-based reports, news and magazine articles, drug and herb information, health eBooks and videos.

 
 

History/Culture/Geography

 

American History

Covers American history in depth from 1350 to present including links to numerous ebooks.

Daily Life Through History

Begins with pre-history covering social customs, religion, clothing, and other aspects of daily life in the United States with primary documents and illustrations.

United States Geography

Describes the geographic, historic, social, political, cultural, and economic landscape of the United States, as well as the complexities underlying the challenges facing the nation and individual states.

World at War

Detailed analysis of all wars.

World History: Ancient and Medieval

Covers early human history around the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.

 

Issues/Controversies

  

Facts on File: Issues & Controversies

Analyzes hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly.

Opposing Viewpoints

Covering today's hottest social issues with each side of an issue presented.

Literature

 

Literature Resource Center

Information on authors, their works, and literary movements.

NovelList Plus

 Comprehensive readers' advisory resource for fiction and nonfiction.

Twaynes Authors Online

 In-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. From nearly 900 Twaynes books.

 
 

News

 

Boston Globe 1997 - present

1997 to present.

 

Newstand Newspapers

Over 900 newspapers.

NH Sunday News

2010 to present.

Wall Street Journal

1984 to present.

Washington Post

1987 to present.
Please note that you can register for full, online
WaPo access using your Pinkerton Academy email.

 

Reference

Salem eBook Reference Collection

eBook reference collection.

 
 

ABC-Clio eBook Reference Collection

eBook reference collection.

Gale Virtual Reference Collection

eBook reference collection.

Science/Engineering

 

EBSCO Explora

Search your science and engineering topics to find full-text articles from over 1,900 magazines and three national newspapers.