Boston Latin Academy Hapgood Library

academic onefile

Academic OneFile - Scholarly journals and reference books covering all subjects.  Full text of the NEW YORK TIMES and transcripts from NPR, CNN and CBC


biography in context

Biography In Context -Nearly a million biographical entries spanning history and geography. 600,000+ biographies covering more than 525,000 individuals. Reference material, periodical information and multimedia content. High interest topic pages.

contemporary literary criticism

Contemporary Literary Criticism Select - Critical essays on the work of contemporary authors - This is an easy to use dictionary web site.

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encyclopedia Britannica

Encyclopedia Britannica - Search reference articles, journals and magazines, the web’s best sites, multimedia, curriculum content and more.

gale virtual reference

 Gale Virtual Reference Library-This database contains all literature resources that you can use.

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general reference center

General OneFile Reference - Articles from general interest newspapers, magazines and reference books

health reference center

Health Reference Center Academic - Articles on all aspects of health, nutrition, diseases, drugs, etc.

history resource center

History In Context: U.S. - Information from reference materials and periodicals; images, maps and primary source materials.

History In Context: World

Information from reference materials and periodicals; images, maps and primary source materials.



Proquest Massachusetts Newstand - Click here to access the Boston Globe and Boston Herald. Look for the publication titles under Proquest Massachusetts Newstand after login on using your library card number.

net library

Net Library - These are electronic books – mostly reference but some fiction and non-fiction

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New York times

New York Times – Full text from 1995

Remote use - from 1985

science in context

Science in Context - Covers earth science, life science, space, technology, and math and science history. 22,000+ topic overviews, 7,000 biographies, and 170+ experiments. Publications like Science Weekly, Science News and The Science Teacher

opposing viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints In Context- Find information that presents all sides of current, controversial issues.

Professional resources

Educator’s Reference Complete - Thousands of periodicals and reports for educational research from pre-school to college

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Expanded Academic ASAP - Scholarly articles in all disciplines from academic journals.

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JStor - This database archives scholarly journals. The newest articles are not included.

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other high school resources