Explora for High Schools

*NEW* Ms. McGuire's Recommendation. Search magazines, journals, and newspapers, along with images, videos, and primary sources.

Opposing Viewpoints In Context

Continuously updated information and opinions covering hot issues. A great resource for debate and speech.


*NEW* JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources. This is an outstanding database for our upperclassmen in advanced courses.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Our e-book reference collection that's easy to search, download to Google Drive and cite.


Excellent resource for all history courses. Citations included. Wonderful images, videos, articles and facts.

Consumer Health Edition

Excellent for health current events, searches on alternative medicine, health videos and fact sheets.

Academic OneFile

Complete source for peer-reviewed scholarly articles across all academic disciplines

Health Source: Nursing / Academic Edition

Ideal for our advanced science students with APA citations provided.

Academic Search Complete

Includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities.

Science In Context

Academic articles, videos, experiments, and more.

World History In Context

Academic articles, videos, case studies, and more on topics in world history.

Poetry & Short Story Collection

A rich collection of poems, short stories, biographies and authoritative essays on topics such as poetic forms and technique.

Novelist Plus

Recommends great fiction and non-fiction titles for both teens and adults.

Grosse Pointe Public Library

Search online catalog plus connect to amazing online subscriptions like Mango, Hoopla and Kanopy.

MeL - Michigan eLibrary

Peruse robust database collection to requesting library materials from other libraries to be sent to Grosse Pointe.

Google News

The best place to learn what's happening in the world today from both ends of the political spectrum.

Creative Commons

Search for media (music, video & images) that can be shared and modified for your school projects.

Adobe Spark

Free & easy to use. Create graphics and videos plus editing ability.

Ancestry K12

Special. This incredible resource can search travel documents, military, immigration and census records. It only works at school. Also try at school for historical military records.


Important Study Aids

See McGuire for library card # & Shmoop's Magic Word