Research Databases & Catalog

Library Catalog & WebPath Express

(Library Catalog with WebPath Express)


Passwords for subscription databases are bookmarked on student Chromebooks or available in the library.


Noodle Tools – Provides citation, note taking, and research tools

World Book – Online encyclopedia 

Safari Montage from CHS ; from HOMEStreaming educational media

Oxford English Dictionary Online


Current Issues

ProQuest at CHS – or – ProQuest at HOME – Archived magazine, journal, newspaper & scholarly articles (over 6400 publications are indexed including The Columbian)

Google Scholar – search for scholarly articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites

Google Books – search through entire or partial print books that Google has scanned to make available online.

SIRS at CHS – or – SIRS at HOME (Choose SIRS Knowledge Source from the list that appears after logging in at home) – Archived magazine & newspaper articles plus many more Resources about social Issues

eLibrary at CHS – or – eLibrary at HOME (Choose "My Products Page" after login) – Archived magazine & newspaper articles

Opposing Viewpoints In Context – Wide variety of archived resources on controversial topics

Issues & Controversies  Balanced resources on controversial issues

Polling the Nations – Opinion polls from major polling/survey organizations

Gale Reference – E-Books – eBook versions of reference books on a variety of topics


U.S. History In Context Biographies, court case documents, government documents, U.S. wars, U.S. events, political organizations, and more

Issues & Controversies in American History – Controversial issues in American history

ABC-CLIO Databases 

American History
American Government
World History: Ancient & Modern
Daily Life Through History
Pop Culture Universe

History Study Center at CHS –  or – History Study Center at HOME – Primary & secondary sources on global history from ancient times to the present day

Encyclopedia of American History (E-Book)

Gale Reference – History E-Books – eBook versions of American history references such as American Decades and American Eras.  Includes primary source documents.


Learning Literature at CHS– or – Learning Literature at HOME (Choose "My Products Page" after login) – Author information

Gale Reference – E-Books – eBook versions of literary references including author and literary genre information.

Health and Science

Gale Reference E-Books – Drugs and Controlled Substances, The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets: A Guide to Health and Nutrition, and more in the sciences and social sciences.

Teen Health and Wellness – Teen health issues

National Institute on Drug Abuse – Government info on commonly abused drugs

Country Research

CultureGrams Cultures & customs of countries

CountryWatch Data on countries (user name and password available from CHS Library)

CountryReports – Cultural, historical, & statistical information on countries (user name and password available from CHS Library)

Career Center Resources

WOIS – Washington State occupational information

Career Cruising Career information