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The following is general information about our online databases. Please check out the tabs on the side to learn more.

If you're having trouble accessing the links from home, click here: portal.bigchalk.com/myproducts


Up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites.

Spanish version of Britannica School.

Social, cultural, and political information on countries, U.S. states, and provinces around the world.

Pros and cons on complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day.

Thousands of journals, magazines, newspapers, videos, and reports on education, humanities, psychology, science, social sciences, and news.

General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.

Information on environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth, and space science concepts.

Adventure in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. 

Britannica School

  • Britannica School High

    Britannica School is a great option for learning more about any subject, with thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites. 

    Search the site below or go to school.eb.com. For the same database in Spanish, go to escolar.eb.com.

    username: fallbrook
    password: fuhsd

ProQuest Online Databases

  • ProQuest

    ProQuest is an online research tool with five different databases, all of which can be used for different assignments. Each resource can be used for different classes/areas of study, depending on which project you're working on. 

    CultureGrams - Cultural and statistical "snapshots" on every country around the world.

    SIRS Issues Researcher - The pros and cons on today’s complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. 

    Central Student - Resource of multiple databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news with millions of articles from scholarly sources. 

    eLibrary - A general reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. 

    Need to use ProQuest from home? Click the link below and enter the Username/Password.

    Link: portal.bigchalk.com/myproducts  

    Username: fallbrook

    Password: warriors

  • CultureGrams

    Visit this database to explore cultural "snapshots" of different continents and countries around the world. Click on States Edition to focus on the United States, or click on World Edition to explore around the globe. 

    • 10,000+ images in the worldwide photo gallery
    • 900+ slideshows
    • 700+ video clips
    • 400+ written interviews with country natives
    • "Average person" infographics
    • Unlimited printing rights, along with exclusive online features
    • Recipes for all countries, states and provinces
    • Sortable (create-your-own) data tables that help put facts into perspective and
    • Links to Google Drive and Google Classroom

    What is culture?

    Culture is the customs, values, beliefs, traditions, and institutions that create a national identity. Culture is defined by both broad forces (such as history, economics, and religion) and by elements of everyday life (such as dress, food, family life, and celebrations). 

    If you want to learn about the cultures of countries around the world, CultureGrams is the best database to visit. 

  • Issues Researcher

    ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher delivers the pros and cons on today’s complex social issues with relevant, credible information that tells the whole story on the major questions of the day. Analysis and opinions hand selected from thousands of national and international sources such as newspaper and magazine articles, websites, videos, multimedia graphics, charts, maps, statistics, primary sources, and government documents. 

    You can search for a specific topic or browse issues ranging from business & economics to world cultures & politics.

  • Central Student

    ProQuest Central Student is the place to go if you are looking for databases in science, technology, education, social sciences, humanities, and news. You can browse millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals - perfect for a research project.  

  • eLibrary

    ProQuest eLibrary is a general reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.

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