To access our databases please follow below:

To Databasesaccess the databases through Canvas follow these steps:

  • Click on the icon to the left.
  • Login using your “My Access” account.
      • Click “Submit”
      • Click on “APS Library Resource Center” from any course.

mackinvia.aps_To access the databases through MackinVIA follow these steps:

  • Click the icon to the left
  • Login using your ” My Access” account
  • Click “Submit”.


 A list of all our databases is below.


Britannica database logo

Britannica School
Encyclopedia articles, film clips, games, images, journal articles, websites and maps

Britannica Escolar database logo

Britannica Escolar
Encyclopedia articles, film clips, games, photos, journal articles websites and maps (in Spanish)

Biograhpy for beginners logo
Biography for Beginners (from FactCite)
Search over 800 biographies by name or keyword, field of endeavor, and country of birth.
Culturegrams database logo
World cultures, lifestyles, customs, political, geographic and economic information on countries
EBSCO database logo
EbscoHostAll Ebsco products linked on one page
ERIC database logo
ERICProvides access to education literature and research

Explora database logo

Explora Educators
Provides access to education literature and research

Explora PrimarySecondary database logo

Explora PrimaryMagazines, encyclopedias, journal articles, and eBooks


Explora PrimarySecondary database logo


Explora Secondary
Magazines, encyclopedias, journal articles, and eBooks

Gale main page database logo
Gale Databases

All Gale products linked on one page

Gale academic onefile database logo


Gale Academic OneFile
Quickly access articles from a database of scholarly journals and other trusted periodicals. Best for academic research.

Gale biography database logo

Gale Biography in Context
Discover the world’s most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content.

Gale elementary database logo

Gale Elementary
Articles, images, maps, flags, charts, and graphs on a variety of subjects



Gale eBooks database logo

Gale eBooks
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research

Gale health and wellness database directory

Gale Health and Wellness
This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practice


Gale literatue resource center database logo
Gale Literature Resource Center

Find up-to-date biographies, overviews, full-text criticisms, audio interviews, and reviews on writers from all eras.
Gale literatue database logo
Gale Literature
A group of literary collections for analysis of literature and authors, essays of literary criticism, plot summaries, character studies, theatre, and film reviews. Includes some actual works such as short stories and poetry. 

Gale literature critcism database logoGale Literature CriticismExplore the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.

National Geographic KIds database logo

National Geographic Kids
Videos, photographs, books, and magazines from the National Geographic archives


Gale onefile news database logo

Gale News
Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.



Gale opposing viewpoints database logo
Gale in Context Opposing Viewpoints
Over 14,000 opposing viewpoints essays and articles on over 5,000 topics for current issues and debate topics
Gale presents petersons career prep database logo
Gale Presents Peterson’s Career Prep
Learn about careers, receive personalized recommendations, create resumes, search for jobs and schools, and get career advice.
Gale science database logo
Gale in Context: Science
Articles, over 16,000 images and videos, biographies and links to websites
Gale U.S. History database logo
Gale in Context: U.S. History
Articles, essays, images, videos, audio, and links to websites

Gale World History database logo

Gale in Context : World History
Full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents such as speeches, film clips, and images covering all aspects of world history from antiquity to the present day



JSTOR database logo

Text of articles from a variety of scholarly journals and books, primary sources, and Shakespeare’s original texts


NoodleTools database logo


Citation creator in APA, MLA, and other formats, take notes electronically, and export projects to Google Docs


PebbleGO database logo

eBooks, articles, videos, images, and games


PebbleGo next database logo

PebbleGo Next
eBooks, articles, videos, images, and games


SORA database logo

Access to eBooks eAudiobooks. Pairs with the public library collection. database
Provides a collection of readings and author interviews to help teachers introduce multimedia activities to students learning how to read. 

Teen health and wellness database logo

Teen Health & Wellness
Information, self-help and resources on health and wellness topics


Tumblebooks database logo
TumbleBook Library
Picture books set to video; Read-along eBooks

TeenBook Cloud database logo

Teen BookCloud
Books, audiobooks, graphic novels, classics, and read-alongs. Multi-user, simultaneous access.

World Almanac database logo

World Almanac for Kids Online
Facts, statistics, and information on a wide variety of topics

World book database logo

World Book
Encyclopedia articles, film clips, images websites , maps and newspapers from around the world. Includes: Hallazgos, Advanced, Discover, Kids, Student, and Timelines.