Why not Google?
Databases are paid for by GCPS for your use.
Google is free.
We all know that something that is paid for
is better than something that is free!
Why databases instead
Databases are accurate.
Databases are up-to-date.
Databases are written by experts.
Databases provide valid information.
Databases make the best use of your
How can databases save
Here is an example of how you can save time researching: you
need information onWilliam Shakespeare.
Search for William Shakespeare in Google.
The Google search gives you over 50 MILLION results.
Going through all those results for valid information
will take forever and you don’t even know if the
information is accurate!
Perform the same search using the database
Biography in Context.
Valid and accurate results sorted into
categories. Much better use of your time!
How do I access the
Login to your eClass
from the GCPS website
*Use the same login information you use to login to the
computers at school (username is your student ID#)
Go to Online Research Library
on the Right-Hand side
Click on the
lock for the
to use from
Resources are in alphabetical order
By using databases and eBooks
you will have valid, up-to-date
information written by experts
in their field for your school
This will make your teacher
VERY happy! And you will be
happy when you get a great
grade on your project!