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. *coming soon

Culturegrams database logo

World cultures, lifestyles, customs, political, geographic and economic information on countries

EBSCO database logo
All Ebsco products linked on one page
ERIC database logo
Provides access to education literature and research
Explora PrimarySecondary database logo
Explora Primary
Magazines, 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 directory database logo
Gale Directory Library
Search, sort, and export a variety of information from multiple premier directories
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 legal forms database logo
Gale LegalForms
Access a wide selection of state-specific (and multi-state) legal forms and resources across the most popular legal areas.
Gale literary index database logo
Gale Literary Index
Search this digital master index to find coverage of authors and works in products published by Gale
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 eBooks database logo
Gale eBooks
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research
Gale literature critcism database logo
Gale Literature Criticism
Explore the most extensive compilation of literary commentary available. Includes analysis from book excerpts, periodicals, and more.
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.
Nat geo kids database logo
National Geographic Kids
Videos, photographs, books, and magazines from the National Geographic archives 


Gale onefile news database logo

Gale OneFile 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 logoPebbleGo Next
eBooks, articles, videos, images, and games

Teachingbooks 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 logoTumbleBook Library
Picture books set to video; Read-along eBooks
Teen book cloud database logo
Teen BookCloud
eBooks, 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.