Just because you're away from the Media Center doesn't mean you have to suffer from the lack
of its resources. The media center desktop offers a variety of remote access (can be viewed anywhere
within the school as well as at home) sites and links to assist you on your drive down the education highway.

Media Center Desktop

INSPIRE (Indiana Virtual Library), is available for all Indiana residents and can be used at the library, at home, at school, at the office, or at any computer with a connection to the Internet. INSPIRE offers access to a collection of magizines, encyclopedias, newspapers and other resources to meet the information needs of Indiana residents.

NOTE:Will not work at home without an ISP.


World Book Online



World Book offers more than 25,000 encyclopedia articles that are carefully edited to suit the educational level of the users most likely to use them, from grades 4 through 12 and adults. It also offers a Spanish-language Encyclopedia.

*Remote Access


CQ Researcher

The CQ Researcher is the choice of researchers seeking original, comprehensive reporting and analysis on issues in the news.


Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center


The premier database covering social issues, such as Gun Control, Genetic Engineering, Censorship, Endangered Species, and Terrorism. Opposing Viewpoints brings together viewpoint articles, government statistics, court cases, profiles of government agencies newspaper and magazines articles

*Remote Access


News Bank


News articles covering social, economic, environmental, government, sports, the arts, people, health and science issues and events. Sources: U.S. and international newspapers, broadcasts, magazines, and digests from science and health journals dating to 1986.

*Remote Access