Research Tools

POLAHS subscribes to the EBSCOhost online research database, a tool used by libraries, colleges and universities, medical institutions, and corporations. Utilizing EBSCOhost prepares our students for college research.

Teachers and students, click here: search.ebscohost.com

POLAHS’ EBSCOhost subscription includes the following reference centers:

Science
Full text for nearly 640 science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
History
Full text from more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 113,000 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Literary References
Books and Encyclopedias; Biographies; Radio & TV News Transcripts; Magazines; Newspapers; Film & Video; Maps; Primary Source Documents
Advanced Placement
Contains more than 5,550 full-text academic journals and magazines.