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Research Resources

Google is NOT the place to go for school research! Use our research databases located here. All the articles from databases are written by experts, AND they will include a full MLA citation!

You can access these resources 24/7 from home or school!

Students: email your teacher or for any passwords needed.

Online Databases

From school, no login required.
From home, email your teacher or for login and password.




Even more online databases available from PPLD with your PowerPass!

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Visit All PPLD Databases  and look for the database names below that are great for middle school research. (The link will take you to an alphabetical list of databases.)

Look for these database names and then search your topic there. After you are logged in with your PowerPass, these buttons should take you to the database. If not, use the link to the list of all PPLD databases above.


Gale eBook History Collection     







Explora secondary






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