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See the library staff for the West Ranch "wrwildcats" password or ID for any database.
 
West Ranch Library Catalog  type a title, author or subject search to find a book, ebook or other materials available to check out with ID.

Gale Infotrac offers a wide array of information from books, newspapers and journals including images. The college/career database offers AP, ACT and SAT practice tests as well as scholarship and financial aid links. Gale databases include: Biography, FineArts & Music, U.S. History, World History, Opposing Viewpoints, Science, Virtual Reference Library, Student Resouce, Global Issues and Testing & Education. You can power search or choose individual ones and browse topics.

Proquest includes CultureGrams and SIRS Knowledge Source

CultureGrams: Concise, reliable, and up-to-date country, state and Canadian province reports delivering the world.
SIRS Knowledge Source: SIRS Researcher: Student Reference, Social Issues, Health, Science, and Business, SIRS Government Reporter: Historic and Government Documents, Directories and Almanacs SIRS Renaissance Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities SIRS Web Select: Editorially Selected Web Sites Spotlight on Sustainable Agriculture: Highlighting efforts to balance environmental and economic priorities through sustainable agriculture

Salem Literature
Salem Literature is a robust online database that includes the complete content of printed reference sets. Students can search by Genres, Geographical Locations, Authors names, or Works by Title.

World Book Encyclopedia---Choose: WORLD BOOK ADVANCE - Every search is integrated with thousands of Primary Source Documents, personal save to research area (includes notes, articles, videos, back in time articles organized into specified areas), Timelines (build you own timeline, edit your timeline, or view timeline in document form), Citation Builder

California Digital Newspaper Collection is a link to 200,000 pages of San Francisco newspapers from 1850-1910 with extensive coverage of state and national issues. 100,000 pages a year will be added as funding permits. The geographical and chronical scope of the Collection gives access to the rich record of California 's past.