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Memorial Library Portal: Databases

Off Campus Logins for Databases

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If you need to access our databases from home use this document to get the usernames and passwords.  You will need to be signed into your MMSD Google account in order to access the document.

Ancestry Library Edition

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A genealogy (family history) collection only available in the Library




Click here for a large collection of resouces free for Wisconsin residents. You can access information on almost any topic with these databases.


Biography in Context

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Biographical information on historical figures and present-day newsmakers through articles, primary sources, and media

Tutorial Video on Using Biograpy in Context

Bloom's Literature

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Critical reviews of literature, banned book information, and biographies. Also includes extensive entries and videos on literary topics, themes, movements, genres, and authors. 

Britannica Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol

Provided by BadgerLink

Encyclopedia Britannica in Spanish


A Spanish version of an up-to-date information/encyclopedia resource on almost any topic. It includes articles, media, and primary sources.

Britannica ImageQuest

Thousands of images to use in presentations and projects from collections such as the National Geographic Society, Getty Images, and the Natural History Museum

Britannica Online

An up-to-date information/encyclopedia resource on almost any topic. It includes articles, media, and primary sources.


Up-to-date country reports from the around the world that includes information on daily life, history, customs, and governments.

Explora - provided by Badgerlink


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Hip-hop videos to help you learn about topics that you are studying in class. Get login information from your teacher.

Gale Virtual Reference eBook Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library



Our JMM collection of reference eBooks, including history, fashion, literary criticism, science, and travel. These reference materials once were accessible only in the Library, but now you can access them online 24/7.

History Reference Center (BadgerLink)

Thousands of primary source documents and informational texts to help you with research in American and world history


Informe Academico

Written in Spanish, this database includes 425 Spanish and bilingual magazines, encyclopedias, and newspapers.

Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context


Contains articles, primary sources, and media for controversial social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to violent video games

Science News

Science News

Articles (1924-present) that cover discoveries in all areas of science. Donated to our school by Ms. Piraino's dad! Note: Different username and password required, see the Library Staff for details.

Sirs Decades

Contains thousands of primary source documents, organized by decade.

SIRS Researcher

Provides background and current analysis of current social issues through articles, media, and primary sources. Also contains pro/con pages on topics.

Teen Health and Wellness

Teen Health and Wellness

Provides information on diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, and mental health, geared specifically to high school students.