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Gale Database At HOME access: .
At home, the password is.....the hint is  "Home of the (blank)"  
All letters are lowercase.
Or, stop by the library to get the bookmark with the secret password.
ProQuest At HOME access:
Username – ZX9CRAF94A
Password(copy the word to the right)---> Welcome1!
ProQuest eBook Central:

Username: ZX9CRAF94A

Password(copy the word to the right)---> Welcome1!

TeachingBooks At HOME access:
Username: ggusd
Password(copy the word to the right)--->teachingbooksK12
Britiannica At HOME access:
  • User Name: ggusd
  • Password: ggusd
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"Home of the _______"
Offers current and authoritative information to meet the needs of today's learners with a mobile-responsive design that is easy to navigate. Learners can access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Empower learning with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR. Research-yes
Concise cultural information on countries around the world.  
elibrary Quick Access General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. Research-yes
ProQuest Central Student Quick Access Millions of articles from more than 10,000 full-text scholarly journals. Research-yes
SIRS Discover Quick Access Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. Research-yes
SIRS Issues Researcher Quick Access Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. Research-yes
ProQuest Research Companion Quick Access Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking.  
eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). Research-yes
AncestryK12 for the Classroom
(Available ONLY while at school on campus.)

AncestryK12 offers free access to all the original and primary documents of Ancestry's U.S. Collection for use in any K12 classroom.

Britannica Databases
Database of fact-checked resources that include articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web's Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review. Research-yes
En espanol, database of fact-checked resources that include articles, images, videos, dictionary, magazines, Web's Best Sites, Primary Sources & Ebooks, and Year in Review. offers every reader the power to enrich their relationship to the books they are reading.

  • Identify exceptional books that reflect diverse cultural experiences, interests, and ability levels
  • Obtain resources paired with your book titles that further reading enjoyment, contextual knowledge, and educational relevance
  • Share resources with everyone in your community via easy-to-use flyers, emails, texts, embeddable links, and social media
Orange County Public Library 
Portal to eResources    Try Gale's Opposing Viewpoints, OC Register, ....